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Full Circle Fashion and Art Fundraiser for OVCARE

September 9th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver designer Malene Grotrian is hosting her 2nd annual Full Circle Fashion and Art Fundraiser for OVCARE, BC’s Ovarian Cancer Research Team, on September 16th. The Full Circle Fashion and Art Event is presented by Malene Grotrian Design and hosted at Autoform showroom, this glamorous and fun fashion and art event features a cocktail reception […]

Top Drop Vancouver

September 8th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Top Drop is Vancouver’s newest wine event, featuring 24 terroir-focused wineries from around the world alongside a handful of like-minded craft breweries and local food purveyors. In a city that sees its share of wine events, Top Drop aims to stand out with its selection of global wineries that produce wines reflective of, and unique […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

Southsiders 3 on 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament

August 19th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Doolin’s Irish Pub, on the bustling corner of Nelson and Granville is downtown Vancouver, will host the Southsiders 3 on 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament on August 30th. This all day, all ages event will benefit Athletics for Kids and set you up for a full day of community soccer fun ahead of the Vancouver Whitecaps […]

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 18th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the weekend Scott Graham nominated me for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by dumping a bucket of water on his head and calling me out in his online video. The rules for this viral campaign are simple: Accept a nomination by filming your own dousing and nominating up to three others to do a […]

BC SPCA Celebrity Rescue

August 11th, 2014 @ 2:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rappelling down the side of a building, blogging for 24 hours straight, and sleeping outside in a back alley in downtown Vancouver… in November. These are just a few of the things I have done for charity and now I can add “locked in a kennel” to the list. The BC SPCA has invited me […]

Casks for Surrey Memorial

August 11th, 2014 @ 8:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Follow Scott Graham, @WFLBC on Twitter, for a single day and you’ll discover two things. The first is that he takes awesome downtown building photos and the second is that he’s absolutely crazy about his adorable daughter. This little angel is his inspiration for hosting fundraisers over the years, usually combining his passion for local […]

Pirate Pak Day 2014 at White Spot

August 7th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pirate Pak Day is an extremely popular annual restaurant fundraising tradition in Vancouver as it allows adults to feel like a kid again, kids to get an awesome treat they love, and it supports a great local cause for kids. Coming up Wednesday, August 13, 2014 when you visit your local White Spot they will […]