Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Kayak for a Cure 2010

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This year I finally got John out on the water to try kayaking and since he did so well, I decided to sign us up for the annual Kayak for a Cure happening August 29th. Kayak for a Cure is a North America-wide campaign that gets folks out on the water in support of the […]

Glowbal to Bring Gourmet BBQ to the Downtown Eastside

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Glowbal Collection is bringing a gourmet BBQ feast to the Downtown Eastside Tuesday, August 10th in partnership with the Union Gospel Mission. Photo credit: Steve De Gracia on Flickr Six chefs from Glowbal’s properties (Italian Kitchen, Coast, Sanafir, Trattoria, Glowbal Afterglow, and Society) will be preparing everything from beef brisket and ribs to potato salad, […]

BCSPCA Paws for a Cause 2010

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The BCSPCA’s Paws for a Cause is coming up this September and participants are busy collecting donations and spreading the word about the event. Paws for a Cause involves a 3.5km walk and some locations have 3.5km runs as well. There will also be games and activities for pets and all ages. My friend Keira […]

Easter Seals Drop Zone 2010

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The Easter Seals Drop Zone challenge is returning to downtown Vancouver for its 5th year this September. Participants are challenged to raise at least $1,500 for Easter Seals which will then give them the opportunity to rappel down the face of a 20-storey office building. Despite my small fear of heights I have signed up […]

Dine Above the Stars in Support of A Loving Spoonful

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There are so many places from where you can catch the Celebration of Light fireworks in Vancouver. From a blanket at Vanier Park, a bench near Jericho Beach, on the grass at English Bay, or a patio if you’re lucky enough to get a reservation. This year there’s another option that will not only give […]