Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Jerry Doucette and Bands in a Show of Hearts for Variety

January 13th, 2014 @ 4:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just ahead of the 48th annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon on Global BC, January 25th and 26th, legendary BC rocker Jerry Doucette is teaming up with four other local bands and putting on a concert on January 18th in New Westminster that will also benefit Variety. Jerry Doucette and Bands in a Show of […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2014: Nominations Open

January 7th, 2014 @ 4:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nominations are now open for the 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards in Vancouver. This is the 31st anniversary of the awards which celebrate women in various fields who have inspired, educated, and paved the way for future generations. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Since 1984, the awards have paid tribute to 374 outstanding […]

SPES Saturday: Heron Report

December 14th, 2013 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]

Ice Skating on a Farm in Surrey

December 8th, 2013 @ 11:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ice skating at Fry’s Corner in Surrey was something we looked forward to as kids as soon as it turned cold. Decades later, those who run God’s Little Acre farm in Surrey have taken it upon themselves to rekindle those magical memories on their own piece of land, flooding their field for a cause. Photo […]

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots

December 4th, 2013 @ 3:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots are now open in several locations around Metro Vancouver. What sets these lots apart is that they are a major annual fundraiser for Aunt Leah’s Place, which helps make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. Photo courtesy of Aunt Leah’s on Facebook It is estimated […]

Central City Big Rigs for Kids Lighted Truck Parade

December 4th, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Santa will be in Surrey this Sunday as Holland Park hosts free family fun following the Central City Big Rigs for Kids lighted truck parade. Over 40 local and Vancouver Island trucks will take part in the Surrey Santa Parade in Cloverdale at 5:00pm on Sunday, December 8, 2013 where they will then travel west […]