Category archives for Media

post dateApril 11, 2017  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Retired professor tips hat to assistive technology program

From the BC Ministry of Socvial Development and Social Innovation: In the decades it has taken for Paul Horgen’s sight to decline, he’s had a successful 35-year teaching career at the University of Toronto, traveled abroad and authored a book. Now 73 years of age, retired and living in Comox, Paul credits Technology@Work for keeping […]

post dateJanuary 24, 2017  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
This book is entertainment for the whole family!

It’s true that Tales of Kona the Guide Dog is a book aimed at younger readers, from the age of 3 onwards. But sometimes you will find that ALL members of the family can enjoy this beautiful hardcover book together.

post dateMay 7, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Canadian Council of the Blind Newsletter Features The Tales of Kona

Hi, Paul! Just wanted to be sure you received the national newsletter; copy attached with your article included. Lori Fry,  National 1st Vice-President Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB)

post dateApril 16, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
SHOWCASING CCB MEMBERS – Tales of Kona

Sighted or blind, many people have a variety of abilities, interests and accomplishments and it is important to share with and inspire others through such achievements. In December of 2014, the Children’s book, Tales of Kona the Guide dog was self published by one of our own CCB members and is now available for review […]

post dateApril 6, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Q&A with Sarah Bottrell

[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://talesofkona.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PaulandKona_reversed.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]One of our supporters, young Sarah Bottrell, recently asked a few questions about Kona. We did our best to answer her. [/author_info] [/author] What does Kona eat? Kona eats a special dry dog food (Lamb and rice), twice a day. I feed her at 7am in the morning and between 4:15 – […]

post dateMarch 20, 2015  |   post categoriesFrom the Author, Media, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Tales of Kona Author Makes Donation to Project Watershed

Paul Horgen, author of the children’s book Tales of Kona the Guide Dog and board chair of Comox Valley Project Watershed Society is pleased to present the society with a $500 donation from the proceeds of book sales.      The book was published in early December and marketed locally in the valley. It has […]

post dateJanuary 26, 2015  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
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Tales of Kona in the Local Newspapers

On Friday, 5 December the Comox Valley Echo published an article from Phillip Round on Tales of Kona the Guide Dog. We are grateful for the exposure. Download the PDF (730KB)

post dateDecember 15, 2014  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Kona and Paul at the Comox Museum

On Thursday, 11 December 2014, Kona and Paul visited the Comox Museum and set up a little display. The idea was to promote our book by allowing folks to come and interact with both the author and the subject of the book. As it turns out, both were big attractions.   Many thanks to Stuart […]

post dateDecember 12, 2014  |   post categoriesMedia, News & Events  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Kona the guide dog tells her tale in new children’s book

Post by Tales of Kona The Guide Dog. Posted Dec 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM Kona is a beautiful yellow Labrador retriever. Her best friend is Paul Horgen, local resident and chair of the board of the Comox Valley Project Watershed Society. Kona is a guide dog and she assists Paul in his daily activities. […]