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XL Leadership Summit VIP Reception

February 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by John Biehler

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the VIP reception for the XL Leadership Summit at Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar. It brought out many of the people behind Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics including John Furlong and many Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The special guest was Commander Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space […]

BC Government to Declare Days in Honor of Olympians, Paralympians

February 18th, 2011 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was announced yesterday (and I found out thanks to the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Twitter account) that the Government of BC will proclaim days throughout 2011 in honor of BC Olympic and Paralympic medallists. Maëlle Ricker. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr “Athletes will be recognized on the one-year anniversary of their medal-winning performance. Athletes […]

John Furlong’s Book, Win a Copy of Patriot Hearts

February 11th, 2011 @ 9:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, an event that has forever changed our city in many ways. We came together as a region, Province, and country, to celebrate athleticism at its best while letting our patriotism show. One man who had a major hand in making this event happen […]

Columba Light Festival West Vancouver

February 10th, 2011 @ 8:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

West Vancouver will host its own winter festival this weekend, celebrating the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The Columba Festival (named after a constellation that appears over our North Shore skies at this time of year) will feature concerts and activities along the Waterfront, at the Community Centre, Ferry Building, Silk Purse […]

Vancouver 2010 Banners Still on Sale

February 8th, 2011 @ 10:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last August I announced that Vancouver 2010 Winter Games street banners were for sale from VANOC with proceeds benefitting Tradeworks Training Society. A few months later, and closer to the anniversary celebrations, there are still banners available for purchase from The Flag Shop. Photo credit: cheukiecfu The banners range from $34.95 to $79.95 (for ones […]

Street Hockey on Granville for the Olympic Anniversary

February 3rd, 2011 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There will be street hockey on Granville this month as the road is closed to traffic and thousands celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. Street hockey games popped up on Smithe, Howe, Granville, in Yaletown and across the region as so many participated in cheering on our Canadian athletes by […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Anniversary Events

January 13th, 2011 @ 4:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday CTV was looking for news and events surrounding any kind of Vancouver 2010 anniversary events. Turns out, there’s plenty going on around town and so far 10,000 people have signed up on Facebook for a simple gathering on Granville — anywhere on Granville between Drake and Georgia.  Photo credit: Mananetwork on Flickr Cauldron The […]

Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony

August 29th, 2010 @ 7:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bucky Gunts collected an Emmy Award this evening for his direction of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games for NBC. The biggest event this town’s ever seen took place just six month ago and for many it’s a very fond memory that will live with them forever. To celebrate, you can […]