Archive of posts tagged "blogathon"

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


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 4:30am PDT
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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


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 4:00am PDT
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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


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 3:30am PDT
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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 […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "R" is for Rock and Roll


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 3:00am PDT
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The following has been contributed by John Bollwitt Let’s be honest, R is truly for Rebecca. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr However, the other love in my life, no matter how hard it is to believe or scandalous that it might be, is rock and roll. A man by the name of Hagen Meyers […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "Q" is for Queens Park


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 2:30am PDT
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When I was younger we would tote our camping chairs out to New Westminster on a foggy morning once a year to watch the Hyack Parade, after which we’d all have a nice play in Queen’s Park. With school field trips we’d chase bunnies in the playground, hang out with the goats at the petting […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: First Shift Complete


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 2:00am PDT
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A bunch of Blogathoners have already completed their shifts while some of us soldier on into the wee hours of Sunday morning. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr One of which is Duane, who shared a common cause with me – the Union Gospel Mission. I’d love to keep going however being through a lot […]