Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Week 2013

May 6th, 2013 @ 2:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the Canadian Red Cross’ Emergency Preparedness Week (May 6th to May 12th) which is an annual awareness campaign to encourage Canadians to be better prepared to deal with disasters in their communities. Did you know that in a large-scale emergency it could take emergency responders 72 hours to reach you? Would you and your […]

Jeans Day 2013: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

April 23rd, 2013 @ 8:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Jeans Day, an initiative of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, is coming up on Thursday, April 25, 2013. It’s an easy way for your school or workplace to support the cause and it adds a fun element especially if a formal dress code or a uniform is the usual attire. To participate, you can register […]

Surrey Youth Film Competition

April 22nd, 2013 @ 8:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society is currently hosting a film contest which is open only to local youth. Ages 12 to to 24 are invited to submit a 30 to 60 second film that shows what “Everyone Has a Home” means to them. One in four of us know someone who is currently or […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards: Nominees for 2013

April 17th, 2013 @ 2:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The YWCA Women of Distinction Award nominees have been announced and I am pleased to present the full list of outstanding women that have been recognized. This year is the 30th anniversary of the awards and the fourth year that I have been proud to partner as Social Media Sponsor: Nominees for 2013

Ceroc Around the Clock: Kitsilano Showboat Fundraiser

April 15th, 2013 @ 9:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Join Ceroc Vancouver on Saturday, April 27, 2013 for a 12-hour dance-a-thon fundraiser for the Kitsilano Showboat amphitheatre called Ceroc Around the Clock: Participants can enjoy different dance lessons every hour from 12:00pm to 7:00pm, and a dance party with performances from 8:00pm to 12:00am. COBS Bread will be sponsoring and providing free sustenance. Where […]

2013 Top 10 Endangered Sites Tour with Heritage Vancouver

April 11th, 2013 @ 4:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since 2001, Heritage Vancouver has published a Top Ten Endangered Sites list bringing attention and awareness to buildings and landmarks around the city that may be threatened. 1923 – St Paul’s Hospital on Burrard. Archives item# Bu N251. From the first list in 2001: “Because of demolition, redevelopment, or neglect threatens so much of our […]