Support the 2014 Canadian Street Soccer Games Coming to North Vancouver this May!

For the past six years, through international tournaments and city leagues Street Soccer Canada has been working on including those, who may otherwise be excluded, through physical activity and sport. Their yearly national soccer tournament aims to develop soccer skills while at the same time looking to more broadly develop inclusive strategies to empower and instill hope as well as to improve team, communication and health.

The 2014 Canadian Street Soccer Games are coming to North Vancouver May 29th – 31st and Street Soccer Canada is in need of event sponsors!  This includes sponsorship of breakfast, lunch and dinner for the 11 homeless teams (approximately 150 players) who will be visiting from across the country.

We invite you to join community members, sponsors and the awareness group at an upcoming information session where you can learn more about the tournament and the benefits of this fantastic program:

Date & Time: February 20th at 7 pm

Location: Alliance Church at 23rd & Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver

Please direct inquiries regarding the tournament and sponsorship opportunities to Charles at 604-679-1506 or c57mac@yahoo.com.

We encourage you to forward these details to any local businesses or individuals who may be interested in supporting the Canadian Street Soccer Games.

For more information on Street Soccer Canada, please visit: http://www.streetsoccercanada.org/

Dundarave Festival of Lights – Support North Shore Transitional Housing

This Saturday Nov. 30th marks the start of the @DundaraveFest Festival of lights on Dundarave Beach in West Vancouver. Each Saturday, a full day of concerts is presented in a field of 100 Christmas trees on the beach, all to help raise awareness about homelessness, bring the community together, and raise funds for Lookout’s North Shore Housing Centre transitional housing.

They’re really amazing events, and you can find all of the information you need about the trees, the festival, and the music here:
http://www.dundaravefestival.com/festival-events-2013.html

Thanks everyone! See you there.

Connect Day Free Transportation – Shuttle bus route and times now published!

A shuttle bus will be travelling around the North Shore all day to provide rides from various locations in North and West Vancouver to the John Braithwaite Community Centre in Lower Lonsdale where Connect Day will take place (on October 16th 8-3PM).

Please note that all times below are approximate, bus pick-up will be in front of the locations. Everyone is welcome to attend Connect Day to access free health services, resources, clothing, and a hot Thanksgiving meal provided by the Salvation Army. 

 

EAST LOOP:

Leaves JBCC

145 w. 1st

Salvation Army

105 w. 12th

Alliance Church

201 e. 23rd

Bottle Depot

310 Brooksbank

NS Neighbourhood House, 225 e. 2nd

Returns to JBCC

145 w. 1st

8:40am

8:50am

9:00am

9:10am

9:20am

11:00am

11:10am

11:20am

11:30am

11:40am

11:50am

1:45pm

1:55pm

2:05pm

2:15pm

2:25pm

2:35pm

 

WEST LOOP:

Leaves JBCC

145 w. 1st

McDonalds

At Park Royal

Longhouse

On Cap Reserve

MSD Office

At Churchill

Lookout Shelter

705 w. 2nd

Returns to JBCC

145 w. 1st

9:45am

10:00am

10:10am

10:20am

10:30am

10:40am

12 noon

12:15pm

12:25pm

12:35pm

12:45pm

12:55pm

2:45pm

3:00pm

3:10pm

3:20pm

3:30pm