Archive for the category "vancouver"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "W" is for Whitecaps

Comments 1 by John Bollwitt

The following has been contributed by John Bollwitt Don’t roll your eyes about this post just yet because there is more to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC than just their current status as a member of the United Soccer League (USL). Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Vancouver Whitecaps is a Canadian professional soccer team, founded […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "V" is for VanDusen

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In all my years of living in Metro Vancouver I have never made it to some of the city’s most advertised attractions. Grouse Mountain is probably the largest, followed by the Capilano Suspension Bridge, then the VanDusen Gardens. Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Whitford Julian VanDusen was a lumber magnate who ended up on the […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "U" is for Union Gospel Mission

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As mentioned in my previous post, the UGM is pretty special to me since they do such great work for the less fortunate all around Metro Vancouver. Here are some of their own words from their website: Union Gospel Mission has been providing hope for the hungry, hurting and homeless since 1940… …Employing a full-time […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "T" is for The Street Blog

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

My cause of choice for Blogathon Vancouver 2008 is the Union Gospel Mission. I’ve had a relationship with them for a while now, stemming from personal interest and donations and growing into a bigger role along with being invited to their website launch party. The UGM has really embraced social media and on top of […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "S" is for Seawall

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been tracking the Stanley Park restoration effort pretty closely ever since the “big storm” a few years ago. Recently they were finally going to complete the Seawall that was badly damaged in parts and had remained that way for almost two years. Here is a comparison of the lack of work over several months […]