Archive of posts tagged "charity"

Terry Fox Memorial Unveiling

Friday, September 16th, 2011 — 4:01pm PDT
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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 PDT
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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 PDT
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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 PDT
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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 PDT
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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 […]