Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Olympic Banners on Sale Now

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The banners that lined the streets and bridges of Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now up for sale. Photo credit: Michael Francis McCarthy A few months ago there was an application process for local non-profits to register so that they could benefit from the sale of these items. You can now […]

Cruisin’ for a Cause Day at A&W

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The MS Society of Canada has been active this summer with major events such as the MS Rona Bike Tour. Today they are hosting Cruisin’ for a Cause Day, a tasty campaign that won’t require quite as much physical endurance for participants. Stop by an A&W today and when you purchase a Teen Burger, $1 […]

The Gathering Place Block Party

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This Saturday The Gathering Place on Helmcken will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with its annual block party. Photo credit: Conrad Kuiper on Flickr Where: 609 Helmcken Street When: August 28, 2010 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm Info: The Gathering Place is a City facility operating under a partnership with the Vancouver School Board and the […]

Raise Your Hand for the Record

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One of the most memorable moments during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympics was walking down a pedestrian-only Robson or Granville at any hour and being able to high-five almost everyone you passed. Now, Paralympic silver medallist Josh Dueck is leading the Raise Your Hand for the Record campaign with WorkSafeBC to see if he […]

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 […]