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Central City’s Charity Gift Wrap Centre

Get your holiday gifts wrapped at Central City’s Charity Gift Wrap Centre from December 7 to 24!

Prices start at just $2 and a wide assortment of attractive eco-friendly wrap and bag options are available. The Charity Gift Wrap Centre is located on the south side of the shopping centre adjacent to Tim Hortons.  The gift wrap centre is coordinated by the Surrey Central Lions Club and staffed entirely by volunteers. 100% of the proceeds from the service benefit the Surrey Food Bank and elementary school breakfast program.

Visit www.centralcity.ca for more details.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice Lights up For The Holiday Season

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice – Dave Lede House in Abbotsford will illuminate thousands of festive lights decorating the hospice and surrounding gardens to welcome in Abbotsford to welcome the holiday season and celebrate the donors and sponsors who support the funding of pediatric palliative care for Canuck Place children and families across BC.

The Canuck Place Lighting of the House is an annual tradition that brings Canuck Place supporters together to celebrate their contributions. The evening will feature a performance by the Mennonite Educational Institute (MEI) Choir, festive activities, as well as a special ceremony where Canuck Place family, the McLeods, will illuminate the house and grounds.

Canuck Place has also launched their online Light a Life holiday campaign at www.canuckplace.org to invite the public to join the donors at this event in contributing to Canuck Place care. This campaign complements the Lighting of the House event and will run until December 31st, 2019.

Event: 2018 Lighting of the House, presented by CIBC

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Canuck Place CEO, Margaret McNeil remarks & lighting at

approximately 6:00 pm by Canuck Place family the McLeods)

Location: Canuck Place Children’s Hospice – Dave Lede House

32772 Marshall Road Abbotsford, BC

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s pediatric palliative care provider. Over 728 children living with life-threatening illnesses and families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations: Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include medical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, music, art and recreation therapy, education, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care. Through the investment of the community, our talented team, and over 275 energetic volunteers we make a lasting difference in the lives of children and the families who love them. Visit  www.canuckplace.org for more information. 

Fraser Valley Lifestyle Mag is Popping Up at The 18th Annual West Coast Women’s Show Oct 12-14 2018

Western Canada’s largest and most popular women’s event is back and better than ever!

It’s fun, fashion, food, and the best shopping at over 400 booths. The 18th annual West Coast Women’s Show returns to TRADEX on October 12, 13, & 14. With all the latest products and services for women from hundreds of exhibitors, you will find everything on your wish list and more. Join us for our most exciting ever line-up of show features, including:

Lights on the Lake: A Sasquatch-Themed Winter Light Festival

(Harrison Hot Springs, BC) — Harrison is overflowing with Christmas cheer this year, from a Christmas Tree Trail and Whoville-themed Village to a Cabin Style New Year’s celebration and a new winter light festival called Lights on the Lake. Unlike other light festivals that are illustrated with classic Christmas scenes, Lights on the Lake is a Sasquatch-themed festival, sharing Harrison’s favourite ways to spend time outdoors. Feature light displays include the legendary, mythical creature hiking, biking, paddling, skiing, fishing, camping, wind surfing, and wishing visitors a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Municipal Leaders and Tech Entrepreneurs Unite for 2nd Annual Fraser Valley Tech Forum with a Focus on Intelligent Communities and Funding for Valley Entrepreneurs

On Thursday, September 20th, key regional stakeholders and industry experts are participating in the second annual Fraser Valley Tech Forum co-hosted by the Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec) and the District of Mission. The event aims to attract industry, government, academia, tech influencers, and community stakeholders to come together and foster growth and innovation within the local tech sector.