Sunday Night Link Fest: Registration Edition

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The cherry blossoms are already revealing themselves around the city, and it’s only March. Vancouverites are also gearing up early for the many events, relays and fundraisers that will be taking place this spring and summer. The following is a special Sunday night link fest, although I assume most will find this in their feeds Monday morning…. especially all you SXSW‘ers… busy with all your BBQs and such.

South by Southwest Interactive – Photo by: John Biehler on Flickr
  • Registrations and donations are now being accepted for the BC Cancer Society’s Underwear Affair this summer. [Uncover the Cure]
  • The 24 Hour Easter Seals Relay will also be underway June 14-15 at Swanguard Stadium, but also June 7-8 in Kelowna and May 31-June 1 in Victoria. [24 Hour Relay]
  • Social media maven Megan Cole is co-hosting the Bridging Media one-day conference: “Bridging media is an event designed to open the channels of communication between the broadcast and digital media communities.” The event is aimed at producers/filmmakers, screenwriters, directors, camera operators, broadcasters, animators/visual effects experts, digital technology community, investors. Find out more about the event, registration, and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Registration for the Young Women in Business Beyond Pink conference has been extended to March 13th at 11:59pm.
  • Next weekend Team Blogger straps on velcro rental sandals and Bowls for Big Brothers. It’s not too late to help our team’s fundraising efforts.
  • And for a twist and unexpected conclusion to this post, I learned today that the swans in Stanley Park do not fly because their wings have been pinioned, and therefore shall never… ever leave. [Stanley Park Ecology].

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    1. LucSunday, March 9th, 2008 — 9:42pm PDT

      Swan Lake?
      I wonder what keeps Stanley Park reintroducing black swans. They’re native to Australia, they should get along just fine with the British swans.

    2. s.Monday, March 10th, 2008 — 6:34am PDT

      Regarding the swans, I actually find that kind of sad. I would rather there were no swans there than doing surgery on a non native species to keep them from spreading.

    3. MeganMonday, March 10th, 2008 — 8:38am PDT

      Excellent – Thanks a bunch for promoting – looking forward to having you as a part of the day as well!

    4. Coyote Sightings and Attacks in Vancouver » Vancouver Blog Miss 604 by Rebecca BollwittTuesday, February 24th, 2009 — 8:32am PST

      […] attacks on small dogs and even a swan (which wouldn’t have been able to fly away in defense, as I discovered a while back). I also received an email to my contact form about these cases and a cause for […]

    5. JessicaFriday, February 27th, 2009 — 2:44pm PST

      I never knew that they swans were there seemingly “against their own will”. That’s cruel and sad.

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