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Dress For Success Vancouver Success Luncheon

October 23rd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dress for Success will host the Success Luncheon on October 29th to celebrate and inspire business leaders in our community. Featured panelists include Nancy MacKay, Founder & CEO of MacKay CEO Forums; Jill Schnarr, VP, Community Investment & Engagement, TELUS; and Donna Wilson, SVP, People, LifeLabs. Dress for Success Vancouver client, Deepika Gupta will also […]

City of Vancouver Food Scraps Program

October 22nd, 2014 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver is celebrating the two year anniversary of the expanded city Green Bin program for food scraps recycling. This program allows residents to recycle all their food scraps and is now available to about 100,000 single family/duplexes households and 1,800 multi-unit residential buildings currently serviced by the City. As of January 2015, […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 16th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In between Thanksgiving and Halloween, Vancouver has plenty of activities for young and old, both indoors and out. There are free movies to enjoy, the last taste of Oktoberfest at the Vancouver Alpen Club, tours, fundraisers, films, and the Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo along with everything else listed below: Photo credit: Carol Nixon on […]

Triple O’s and KidSport Team Up for BC Kids

October 16th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: Triple O’s on Facebook This fall you can support KidSport, getting children active in organized sports, when you visit participating Triple O’s locations. Until October 24th, donations made at any of the 32 participating Triple O’s locations will support registration fees for children in BC. KidSport BC is Triple O’s charity of choice and […]

BC Children’s Hospital Superhero Ball

October 14th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel will host the 2nd annual Superhero Ball for BC Children’s Hospital on October 24th. The revolving rooftop event space is the perfect place for caped crusaders masked avengers to gather in support of this very worthy local cause. BC Children’s Hospital Superhero Ball What: Superhero Ball (costumes encouraged) Where: Renaissance […]

Free Movie Day in Vancouver

October 14th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cineplex is hosting a select Free Movie Day (aka Cineplex Community Day) in participating theatres across the country, benefitting Free The Children, which is the awesome non-profit that has brought us events like We Day. We Day has hosted 278,000 youth at events in cities across North America and in the UK and as a […]

Things to do in Vancouver Thanksgiving Long Weekend

October 9th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the forecast for Thanksgiving long weekend in Vancouver isn’t looking very bright, the events and activities calendar is beaming with family fun. From spooky Halloween-themed attractions in Vancouver opening up to pumpkin patch visits or checking out the cranberry festival for some seasonal fun. Photo credit: Ann Badjura on Flickr Things to do in […]

Canada’s Women’s National Soccer Team vs Japan

October 8th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s Women’s National Soccer Team’s next high profile International Friendly is Tuesday, October 28th as they host reigning world champions Japan at BC Place. This will be the first time the two teams meet since the 2012 London Olympic Football Tournament group stage and Japan is one of the five nations already qualified for the […]