Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

Vancouver Twestival Venue and Tickets


Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 — 9:29am PDT
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A few weeks ago I hopped on board the Twestival organization team and decided to figure out Vancouver’s event. Twestival is a high profile event for Charity:Water that will be taking place in over 180 cities o February 12, 2009. Our plan is to get together after work for food, drinks, mingling, raffle prizes, fundraising, […]

Beauty Night Vancouver an Interview with Caroline


Friday, January 23rd, 2009 — 9:11am PDT
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Last fall I heard of an amazing initiative called Beauty Night. It is an event that has been taking place in several cities across Canada for the last few years with a goal to bring women together for a bit of a boost through makeover sessions, book clubs, yoga classes, movie nights, and more. I […]

Vancouver Twestival Save the Date


Friday, January 16th, 2009 — 9:05am PDT
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The other day Deb Pickman sent me a message on Twitter to inform me of Twestival, a one-day event taking place in cities across the globe, connecting people through Twitter and supporting a great cause. I instantly signed up as the organizer of Vancouver’s contribution and yesterday Vancouver’s dedicated Twestival site went live. Now it’s […]

Taste BC with Liberty Wine Merchants


Thursday, January 15th, 2009 — 12:04pm PDT
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Next week Liberty Wine Merchants will host the second annual Taste BC celebration of local spirits and culinary delights which will take place at the Hyatt Regency, benefiting a great cause to boot. Liberty launched Taste BC in 2008 after successfully running the BC Wine and Oyster Festival for 13 years. All proceeds from that […]

UGM Thank-a-Thon Volunteers Needed


Monday, January 12th, 2009 — 3:01pm PDT
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The Union Gospel Mission is looking for volunteers to help them out in a week-long Thank-a-Thon. At Union Gospel Mission, we love our donors — thanks to them, we can make a difference in Metro Vancouver. We want to pour some serious time and effort into making phone calls to say “thank you” for the […]

Camp Courageous of Iowa


Thursday, January 8th, 2009 — 3:54pm PDT
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This morning we headed out to Camp Courageous of Iowa, a year-round respite and recreational facility and a very special place in the hearts of many. Camp Courageous was founded in 1972 when forty acres of land was donated for the sole purpose of establishing a camp for the disabled. In 1973 five buildings were […]