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Big Beer Tasting for Big Sisters

Thursday, July 7th, 2016 — 2:35pm PDT
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The Big Beer Tasting for Big Sisters will transform you from a rookie to craft beer conversant in one afternoon. Julia Hanlon, Brew Master at Steamworks Brewery will spend an afternoon with 100 attendees teaching us about beer, as we taste and tour our way through the state of the art facilities. Grab your friends […]

Just for Cats Festival at VIFF

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 — 12:19pm PDT
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The best cat videos on the internet are returning to the VIFF Vancity Theatre this month for the Just for Cats Festival. Programmed by Will Braden, creator of the Henri Le Chat Noir, and created by the Walker Art Center, you can revel in all things feline while enjoying the best cat videos the internet […]

Covenant House Donation Matching June 2016

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 — 11:42am PDT
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This month, every dollar you donate to Covenant House Vancouver will be doubled up to $100,000! Many of us come face to face with homelessness every day in Metro Vancouver. Homelessness can look like a young person sleeping in a doorway, other times it might be someone asking you to spare some change. Often it […]

Salmonberries in Stanley Park

Sunday, June 12th, 2016 — 10:49am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Michael Murray, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Award Winners

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 — 9:07am PDT
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The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards were held in Vancouver last night, hosted by the YWCA of Metro Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Over 1,300 guests, dignitaries, and nominees were in attendance to celebrate over 80 women who were nominated for awards this year. “To strong women:May we know them, may we raise […]

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 — 3:57pm PDT
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I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]