Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Birthday Blossoms for Vancouver 125

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The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is coming up this spring and in celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary, they are encouraging residents to plant cherry tree. 3,000 Birthday Blossom trees are available for purchase before March 29, 2011 for $40. Proceeds will help support the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, “a charitable non-profit society dedicated to […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011: Call for Nominees

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The Vancouver YWCA announced today that it is now accepting nominees for the 2011 Women of Distinction Awards. I am pleased to once again be the social media sponsor for the event and after the overwhelming support for the nominees last year (before the awards, with voting, and during my ceremony liveblog) I’m looking forward […]

PuSh Festival 2011

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The 2011 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival kicks off next week and will run until mid-February. The festival’s mission is to engage and enrich audiences with “adventurous contemporary works in a spirit of innovation and dialogue.” For three weeks PuSh will present dozens of performances and productions, from karaoke and musicals to visual art exhibits […]

National Wear it Pink Day 2011

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Back for its second year, National Wear it Pink Day will aim to build awareness for The Weekend to End Women’s Cancers fundraising events across Canada. On January 26, 2011 everyone is encouraged to wear pink around town, at work, or at school to promote registration for The Weekend and the cause it supports. “Since […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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2011-2012 events can be found in an updated post. After ringing in the new year many Vancouverites will be looking to dispose of their live, cut Christmas trees. Thanks to several services around the region, you can get your tree tossed and chipped for little or no cost. Photo credit: DerekL1963 on Flickr UBC Botanical […]