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BC SPCA – Spayghetti & No Balls (Thurs Feb 10)

The BC SPCA’s annual Spay-Ghetti and No Balls is back this year as an intimate affair. The event will be taking place at the Vancouver Rowing Club, on Thursday February 10th. The entertainment line up features a titillating burlesque show by Vancouver’s own Pandora and the Locksmiths, who will blow you away with their sultry moves and smokey jazz tunes, as well as BC’s very own Frank Sinatra tribute artist Rick Valiant.

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EVENT RECAP: Timeraiser 2010

Where can you find an event that combines learning about volunteer opportunities, a silent auction for local artwork, appetizers & drinks, all in a classy but relaxed environment? Timeraiser. In a nutshell, this annual art auction event encourages volunteerism towards non-profit activities by offering an opportunity to purchase artwork by pledging volunteer hours instead of money. With 12 months to complete your pledged volunteer hours, when you finally take home your piece of art, it becomes a reminder of your goodwill and experience with Timeraiser.


Be Remarkable – Help Donate $100K to BC Charities

For each photo tag on the Be Remarkable Facebook page, $1 gets donated to a BC charity.

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Canadian Cancer Society – Daffodil Day (April 9, 2010)

Hope glows in a little yellow daffodil pin. Do you have a loved one fighting cancer?

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Dining Out for Life (Thursday March 25, 2010)

Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and restaurants. In exchange for their financial support, restaurants are listed in a city wide marketing campaign in an effort to increase customer traffic.

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CRU – fundraising dinner for Haiti (January 31)

After Haiti’s devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake, CRU Restaurant (1459 West Broadway) is mustering its efforts to help the families and children who have lost their possessions and their loved ones in this overwhelming tragedy.
On Sunday, January 31 2010, CRU Restaurant will invite Vancouverites to support the people of Haiti at a Haiti Earthquake Relief Fundraising Dinner. Guests will enjoy an outstanding four-course dinner paired with wines from CRU’s renowned cellar. The evening will also feature a silent auction. The event starts at 6:30pm and requires a minimum of a $100 donation per person.
CRU staff will volunteer their time at the dinner, and the restaurant will donate all the food and beverages for this important event. 100% of the proceeds from the dinner will be donated to relief efforts in Haiti. The monies raised will also be matched by the Canadian government, doubling the amount of support that will be provided to the beleaguered country. Make your reservation now by calling 604-677-4111.