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Rocker for Rio – Homeless World Cup Fundraiser: Send Canada to Rio 2010

August 31, 2010 Leave a comment

The Canadian Men’s National Street Soccer Team is heading to the 2010 Homeless World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. But they need your help!

Fundraiser:
Wednesday 1 September 2010, 6:30-10:30pm
Doolin’s Irish Pub (654 Nelson Street @ Granville, Vancouver)
Tickets: $15 at the door (includes a burger and a beer).

Join the squad as we help raise cash to send the Eastside Sun Eagles and Portland FC lads to Rio. The event will feature live entertainment, special guests and a silent auction.

Donations via their website http://www.portlandfc.ca/portland_sponsors.html

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at PNE 2010 in Vancouver

August 28, 2010 1 comment

AHA MEDIA was happy to see Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at the PNE during their summer concert in Vancouver

In this video, Joan Jett sings “I love Rock and Roll” at the PNE

In this video, Joan Jett sings “Crimson and Clover” at the PNE

In this video, Joan Jett sings “I hate myself for loving you” at the PNE

Bus Passengers singing Happy Birthday to Bus Driver in Vancouver

August 26, 2010 Leave a comment
In this video, Bus Passengers singing Happy Birthday to Bus Driver in Vancouver
This video was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a New Media camera – Panasonic DMC-ZS3. AHA MEDIA is  about exploring mobile media production through New Media cameras. For a better quality version of this video or for additional footage, please DM April Smith @AprilFilms on Twitter or Facebook.com/AprilFilms

AHA MEDIA filmed at Bosman Hotel Community Welcome Celebration in Vancouver on Monday Aug 23, 2010

August 25, 2010 2 comments

AHA MEDIA filmed at the At Home/Chez Soi Vancouver  Bosman Hotel Community Welcome Celebration on Monday August 23, 2010.  It was a great celebration for all to see as AHA MEDIA remembers when we attended the Development Permit Board and Advisory Panel meeting at Vancouver City Hall that considered PHS to change Bosman Hotel into supportive housing back in October 2009.

Below is a photo of all the residents at the Bosman Hotel

Restful green space for the residents to relax with their neighbours

Water and Coffee available by the Front Desk

Bistro dining!

Relaxing painting to soothe the soul

Clinic on site at the Bosman Hotel

Amenities Room at the Bosman Hotel

Office and Case Workers space at the Bosman Hotel

Resident sitting

Photos and Video of a Room at the Bosman Hotel

Welcome Basket at the Bosman Hotel

Computer and Telephone Access

Enjoying Pancake breakfast

Cupcakes and more to celebrate the Bosman Hotel Welcome Celebration

Dr. Kerry Jang of Vancouver City Council

Dr. Jayne Barker, VP Research Initiatives, MHCC shaking hands with Hon. Moira Stilwell, Minister of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development, Province of BC

In this video, Emcee Dr. Jayne Barker, VP Research Iniatives, MHCC has welcome remarks with Chief Ian Campbell, Squamish Nation leads a prayer and song with Oceanside Dakota Drum Group

In the next 2 videos, Ms. Louise Bradley, President & CEO, MHCC speaks

In this video, Nicola, resident of Bosman Hotel Community speaks

In this video, Liz Evans, Executive Director of PHS Community Services Society speaks

In this video, Ultan Kampff, President, DVBIA speaks

In this video, Dr. Kerry Jang, Vancouver City Councillor speaks

In this video, Dick Vollet of StreetoHome speaks

In this video, Honorable Moira Stilwell, Minister of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development, Province of British Columbia speaks

In this video, Emcee Dr. Jayne Barker, VP Research Initiatives MHCC gives closing remarks

Nicola with Jodyne Keller, VPD’s homeless outreach coordinator

Jeff and Bruce of Bosman Hotel

Free Breakfast at Customer Appreciation Event at Subways Woodwards on Aug 19 in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

August 19, 2010 Leave a comment

From 7AM to 10 AM, Vancouver Downtown Eastside residents were among the many who received a free  breakfast at Subway of a ham and cheese egg muffin melt and a coffee during Subway Woodwards’ Customer Appreciation Event

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