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Stay in and Help Us Event This Weekend

Friday, March 6th, 2009 — 3:10pm PDT
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Instead of hitting the town this Saturday night one group is encouraging you to invite some friends over for a Boggle tournament or to pop some popcorn and melt into your couch for a night of movie watching. “Social Media for Social Change (SM4SC) serves as an example of how social media can bring together […]

Weekend to End Breast Cancer 2009

Friday, February 27th, 2009 — 11:19am PDT
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For the last few years, a few days each summer have been dedicated to individuals who come together and walk for a cause during the Weekend to End Breast Cancer across our nation in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. The Weekend to End Breast Cancer benefiting BC Cancer Foundation. During one amazing weekend, […]

Team Diabetes Fundraising Pub Night Save the Date

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 — 3:31pm PDT
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Last September I profiled two local women who are gearing up for a marathon run in support of Team Diabetes Canada. One of them was Candice, whom I’ve known since junior high school. Her run is coming up in July, and in an effort to do some fundraising she is hosting a pub night in […]

Chip's Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile – Save the Date

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 — 7:00am PDT
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Just as many are conceding to the fact that Vancouver has yet again become a “no fun city” numerous events filled with family fun are popping on my radar and this is another — and it’s for a great cause to boot. Chip’s Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile on Flickr Chip’s really not dead yet, […]

Vancouver's Twestival Event Happening Tonight

Thursday, February 12th, 2009 — 3:04pm PDT
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In about 2 hours I’ll be heading out to the Opus Hotel to setup for Vancouver’s Twestival. Twestival is a global event (in about 200 cities) that is taking place all day today to benefit charity:water. We sold out with 200 tickets ($10 a pop + sponsors meaning our city already raised almost $2,000) and […]

Vancouver Twestival Video Contest

Monday, February 9th, 2009 — 3:33pm PDT
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Thanks to the good folks at Strutta, Vancouver’s Twestival event now has its own video contest. You may have seen the quick clip from the Twestival team in Amsterdam, which basically inspired us to get this going locally. You only have a few days to upload your video about why you use Twitter and/or why […]