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Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Guest Post: Price Pro Surrey

May 7th, 2012 @ 9:14am by Guest Author

In recent years something has sprouted up alongside condo towers and the new library in my hometown: Surrey pride. Proof of that lies in the creation of blogs and websites that have the sole purpose of showcasing and featuring our province’s second largest city. Scott Graham started up Surrey is the Bomb last summer and […]

Rick Hansen Celebration 25

April 30th, 2012 @ 11:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay has been making its way across Canada for the last 250 days with over 7,000 Canadians participating as medal-bearers. The relay is currently in Kelowna and will wind up in Vancouver on May 22nd where the Rick Hansen Celebration 25 event will wrap up this accomplishment in style. What: […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2012: Connecting the Community

April 26th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The nominees for the 2012 YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards have been announced with 71 women recognized in 11 categories including arts and culture, education and training, health and wellness, young woman of distinction, and more. Tickets are now on sale for the 29th annual awards ceremony that will take place May 24th and until […]

Athletics for Kids Gala 2012: Wrap-Up

April 24th, 2012 @ 12:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Athletics for Kids (“A4K”) hosted their 10th annual Vegas Night fundraising gala on Friday, March 30th at the Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver. Hundreds of guests were in attendance to support the cause, enjoy a silent and live auction, and catch a few amateur boxers square off in the dining room’s centre ring. Photos […]

Sunday Brunch for QMUNITY

April 16th, 2012 @ 2:26pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Top Chef Canada winner Dale MacKay will be hosting Sunday Brunch for QMUNITY on April 29th at his latest restaurant, ensemble Tap (“eTap”). This event will serve as a fundraiser for QMUNITY, which is BC’s queer resource centre. QMUNITY is a leading provincial resource centre offering community services and programs that celebrate, support and enhance […]

Big Baby Drive Surrey

April 12th, 2012 @ 10:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Big Baby Drive is heading to Surrey this month after a successful campaign at Oakridge in March. Organized by One Big Movement (“OBM”), which was founded by SFU students, the drive collected over 1,100 items for local low-income mothers and their children. Joseph Choi & Lynn Shinto of One Big Movement. Photo by Phylicia […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2012: Tickets On Sale

April 5th, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards are fast-approaching and while nominations are now closed we’ll find out who the finalists are on April 10th. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr In the meantime, tickets are now available and they’re going fast. Secure your spot at the awards ceremony, complete with dinner, prizes, and silent auction, […]

Penny Smashers in Vancouver

March 30th, 2012 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday the Federal Budget was unveiled and it included the news that the Royal Canadian Mint will soon stop producing pennies, saving Canadians 11 million dollars a year. Most of the feedback I saw online was in support of this move but I’m left wondering what I’ll do with the giant bucket of pocket change […]