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Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

London Drugs, BC Children's Hospital and BC150

November 18th, 2008 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I was invited to the store opening of the shiny new London Drugs on West Broadway. The BC-based London Drugs stores have been around for 60 years and have stores across Western Canada. This particular location is a few meters away from the old spot (at 525 West Broadway), and as the new […]

Notes to Nourish Holiday Cards

November 14th, 2008 @ 11:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I worked for some big companies my wrist would often get sore and cramped personally signing my name on 300-500 holiday cards for clients at the beginning of December. Now that my client list is somewhat smaller, sending seasonal greetings is a much more pleasant task especially since we’re pretty much a paper-free office. […]

World Diabetes Day in Metro Vancouver

November 14th, 2008 @ 12:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As noted last month, today is World Diabetes Day. In order to bring awareness and support of this cause to people around our very own region, events and activities will be taking place throughout the day. Yesterday, Surrey mayor Dianne Watts unveiled a World Diabetes Day flag, that is now waving above 152nd at Flag […]

Babz Fundraiser Tonight

November 6th, 2008 @ 3:22pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight friends, family, peers, fans, and industry types will be gathering for a fundraiser at The Caprice on Granville in honor of legendary actress Babz Chula. Babz Chula is regarded as one of Canada’s most accomplished actors and a veritable life force in Vancouver’s independent film community. She is a generous mentor to young artists […]

Movember 2008

November 6th, 2008 @ 7:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “So you’ve decided to be awesome,” his post from Movember 2006 begins. I first heard about Movember a few years ago thanks to Kris Krug, who at the time I thought just had a thing for growing his facial hair out like wild (and harbored a unique obsession with […]

Third Tuesday Food Drive Success

October 21st, 2008 @ 10:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening at Third Tuesday, Mhairi Petrovic lead a talk about “Marketing New Media to Traditional Decision Makers: Overcoming the Challenges“. She had 10 main talking points, which lead to a rousing discussion throughout the group of about 50 attendees. Using your website to do more than list an email address for your company, how […]

Food Bank Food Drive Reminder – Updated

October 20th, 2008 @ 3:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A part of my job that I love the most is helping others – and since another part of my job is blogging, I love being able to combine the two. Tomorrow at Third Tuesday I will be holding a food drive for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society on top of providing the live […]

Online Fundraising for Social Change at Net Tuesday

October 14th, 2008 @ 5:06pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Unfortunately I will not be in attendance tonight for the monthly Net Squared / Net Tuesday event so I won’t be able to provide a live blog. However, the subject matter is of such importance that I must share some of the details regardless.