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Variety Celebrity Car Rally for Kids

Variety Celebrity Car Rally for Kids

February 3, 2014  - Variety - the Children's Charity is well known for their ability to raise support for kids everywhere. But last week, on the heels of a very successful "Show of Hearts" telethon, the organization held a special VIP party of a different kind. Now it's time to suit up and start your engines for the 2014 Variety Rally for Kids with Special Needs. Sponsored by West Vancouver's Washington family and their new EBoost energy product, this night is just the first ...more

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Dawn Wells, Roberto Alomar and Fred McGriff in Vancouver

Dawn Wells, Roberto Alomar and Fred McGriff in Vancouver

January 28, 2014  - Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale . . . Gilligan's Island actress Dawn Wells was just one of the main draws this past weekend as the Vancouver International Boat Show set up shop at both BC Place and Granville Island. Known for its luxury yachts and famous faces, the four-day event attracted hundreds of water loving enthusiasts and outdoor fans. Also, last week marked the 4th Annual Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Hot Stove Luncheon. Baseball greats Roberto Alomar ...more

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Real Housewives of Vancouver Season Two Premiere Party

Real Housewives of Vancouver Season Two Premiere Party

February 6, 2013  - Vancouver's real housewives are back - for season two! This night, the glam girls gathered at the Loden Hotel in downtown Vancouver to watch the premiere episode of Real Housewives of Vancouver - Season Two with friends, family and invite only guests. The champagne was flowing and the ladies all sparkled in fabulous bejewelled gowns and designer name accessories. New wives Ioulia Reynolds, Amanda Hansen and Robin Reichman joined returning stars Jody Claman, Mary Zilba and Ronnie Negus for a night ...more

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BC Film and Television Leo Awards 2013

BC Film and Television Leo Awards 2013

June 10, 2013  - I've always said it's like a little bit of the Academy Awards right here in BC - but the truth is that the Leo Awards are much much more. And when you consider all the talented people that work in BC film and television, there really is a lot to celebrate. The 15th anniversary gala of the Leo Awards was held last weekend as the Westin Bayshore rolled out the red carpet and put on the ritz to welcome a ...more

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Canada’s Bartender of the Year 2014 in Vancouver

Canada’s Bartender of the Year 2014 in Vancouver

July 13, 2014  - What does it take to become Canada's Bartender of the Year? Well, you must know your spirits and mixes for starters. A knowledge of basic ingredients also helps. Then there's the whole science of muddling things. And, if you want to impress, you must have a flair for the dramatic too. Last week ten of the best from across the country came together to compete in Canada's most prestigious contest in a two day, two city event that dazzled the ...more

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Sarah McLachlan School of Music Opening and Glowbal Group Black and Blue Steak House Party

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October 30, 2011  -   She's one of West Vancouver's most famous residents, and now, thanks to the donations and support of another prominent West ...more

Variety Gala Golden Heart Community Achievement Dinner for Global TV 50 Years

A Look Back At - November 14, 2010

Variety Gala Golden Heart Community Achievement Dinner for Global TV 50 Years

November 14, 2010  - The Golden Heart award is Variety - The Children's Charity's "most prestigious mark of distinction". Every year, at this elegant gala affair, groups and individuals are honoured for their commitment to excellence and for their philanthropic contributions to British Columbians. This year, it was time to honour Global TV BC for over 50 years of service. From their first on-air broadcast on Oct 31, 1960 to their work with the Show of Hearts Telethon, they have become a household name ...more

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