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BIL Conference Vancouver this weekend!

March 19, 2014

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You’ve heard about TED. Have you heard about BIL? BIL is the quirky, populist, unconference known as the ad hoc analogue to TED. Open to the public and fully participant driven, our yearly gathering features a wild mix of technologists, scientists, artists, hackers, and those with a passion for community awareness, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. […]

Tea Party On, Dudes!

September 22, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia I can’t resist a tea party. Unfortunately, I’ll HAVE to miss this one, as I’m going to be out of town. Still, the least I can do is post it (even though it goes against my “I’m not event blogging anymore” self-imposed rule; still nobody asked me to do it, so at […]

Volunteer Web Geek Wanted: Sun Yat-Sen Garden

September 10, 2010

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This came out on Twitter. I know several people who’ve worked at the garden, and they all enjoyed it a great deal. It’s a very special place in Chinatown: Position: Website / Usability Consultant Organization: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Mission Statement: We are a classical Chinese garden, providing unique cultural experiences for visitors […]

Poverty Olympics Torchbearers Wanted

January 31, 2010

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The Poverty Olympics are an annual event in Vancouver that leverages the media and public attention paid to the Olympics to draw attention to the ongoing, systemic problems of the inner city environment of the Downtown Eastside. The picture of Vancouver that outsiders have is often skewed, and the Poverty Olympics organizers seek to generate […]

Hot Meals, Warm Hearts Dinner

January 22, 2010

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From social media mover and shaker Jeremy Lim comes news that this Saturday the St. Vincent de Paul society will be handing out hot dinners and warm clothing to the needy at Davie and Burrard in the West End of Vancouver. If you have spare winter clothing, lightly used or new, that you would like […]

Christmas Caroling on the Downtown Eastside: an invitation

December 2, 2009

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Got this one off Twitter, which is very useful for Vancouver events, even if you’re (like me) too lazy to check the Tweetups website. Hell, a website to announce tweetups is just WRONG ON SO MANY LEVELS! Linwood House Ministries Welcomes you to an Evening of Christmas Caroling December 16th 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm […]

Social Media Expert Volunteering Opportunity

June 3, 2009

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I know, I know, another volunteering opportunity. But this one is a great portfolio-builder and you’d be helping out a great organization, so if you’re a social media practitioner, take a look. You can see the posting on their site at VolunteerVancouver as well. This one came straight to my social media inbox, bloggingclasses@gmail, thanks […]