Archive of posts tagged "charity"

Terry Fox Memorial Unveiling


Friday, September 16th, 2011 — 4:01pm PST
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If you were around BC Place this morning, you may have seen and heard hundreds of kids running down the street and to the foot of Robson Street as part of the ceremony to unveil the new Terry Fox memorial. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr With a large crowd of onlookers, BC Premier Christy […]

Movember 2008


Thursday, November 6th, 2008 — 7:12am PST
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Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “So you’ve decided to be awesome,” his post from Movember 2006 begins. I first heard about Movember a few years ago thanks to Kris Krug, who at the time I thought just had a thing for growing his facial hair out like wild (and harbored a unique obsession with […]

Social Media for Change: Team Diabetes, Run in Fun Places and Raise Funds for a Good Cause


Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 — 8:00am PST
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The Gold Coast, Easter Island, Prague, Dublin and Honolulu; these are all locations of the Team Diabetes marathons, which aim to raise money for the Canadian Diabetes Association. I went to high school with Candice Chamberland and although it had been ten years since we last spoke she came back on my radar through Facebook […]

Social Media for Change: NDMD and Project Tunisia


Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 — 4:06pm PST
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September 25th is National Digital Media Day in Canada and all those involved with digital photography, podcasting, online video, blogging and the likes are encouraged to post content throughout this 24 hour period of celebration and awareness for the medium. As one of the national blog leads, I’ve been plotting a cross-region blogging campaign, where […]

Social Media for Change: Updates and Upcoming Events


Monday, August 11th, 2008 — 7:42am PST
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Truth be told, I get a lot of emails from companies, organizations and people around town looking to get some extra promotion for their event. I’m really glad that they turn to me and my blog (or bloggers in general) to help get the word out but sometimes I don’t have the time to address […]

Funds for Local Non-Profits from The Metropolis Express


Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 — 2:09pm PST
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The last time I was at Metrotown it was to sit on Santa’s knee with Keira that also happened to be when first I noticed the little train carting young ones and their parents around the ground floor of the mall. It wasn’t until recently that I discovered that the train provides more than mid-mall […]

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