Archive for September, 2008

Vancouver History: The Name Game

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a while since I did a Vancouver History segment so I have decided to look at some familiar streets and neighbourhoods around town and share how their got their name, with help (as always) from my favourite VancouverHistory website. Shaughenessy Thomas George Shaughnessy, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was the President of the CPR until […]

Building Personal Brands Through Passion

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I was pretty down as I was having one of those moments when I started to question where all this blogging is going to take me. I’ve been working 12 hour days with our social media consulting company, Miss604.com, our podcasts, and my freelance gigs and I suppose it all just hit me […]

Keall Foundation Project Tunisia Live Blog

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have found my way to the auto/ONE Trunk Gallery located on 3rd Ave between Pine and Burrard and now have internet access thanks to Cecilia and her dedicated IT guy who took my call. The gallery is actually a car dealership (talk about fusion) with white leather couches, ambient music, and cars so shiny […]

National Digital Media Day: Lynn Valley Rest Stop

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After collecting some food donations we have headed up to the far reaches of Lynn Valley to visit our friend Dave [happyfrog][RaincityStudios]. I realized this hasn’t left me much time to visit the Greater Vancouver Food Bank today. As such, I’ll keep the drive going until after BarCamp, in case anyone would like to donate […]

National Digital Media Day: Gastown

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We are at Salt in Gastown right now with Tris Hussey, Kris Krug and Raul – come on down and join us for lunch. Kris is giving impromptu photography advice and I’m live blogging before delicious our “Butcher Plate” arrives. Canned food donations are being accepted for the Food Bank. Update: Anthony just arrived as […]