Archive for the category "social media scene"

Online Fundraising for Social Change at Net Tuesday

Comments 1 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.

October's Third Tuesday Food Drive

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During National Digital Media Day I started collecting food donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. I still have the items sitting at home (about two bags worth) and I thought to myself that it would be really great to have more than this when I drop off the donations. I knew I had to […]

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 […]

National Digital Media Day: Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a hearty breakfast at Ricky’s we’re now chilling at Blenz in Central City / SFU Surrey. So far this morning the traffic has been horrendous so after this we’ll head straight to Gastown for the 1:00pm meetup. The kiss event (one of the only events mentioned this morning in one of the local papers) […]

National Digital Media Day: A Metro Vancouver Tour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s here! Today is National Digital Media Day and I’m going to be embarking on a tour of Metro Vancouver, stopping at various points to live blog and promote digital media in our region. Why am I doing this you may ask? … As you may know, there is wide speculation that the federal government […]