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29TH ANNUAL CRYSTAL BALL

On Friday, November 20, the 29th annual Crystal Ball presented by Beedie Development Group will welcome more than 400 of BC’s top business and community leaders to the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver for an incredible evening in support of the Children’s Healing Experience Project. For more information or to make a Special Giving donation to this signature black-tie gala, please contact Lana Mador at 604-875-2514 or crystalball@bcchf.ca.


FOR CHILDREN WE CARE

The 21st annual For Children We Care gala takes place Saturday, January 23, 2016, at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. This black-tie event will attract 500 guests to celebrate the Chinese-Canadian community’s support for child health. Proceeds will support the Children’s Healing Environment Project for the new BC Children’s Hospital. Visit www.bcchf.ca/fcwc.


FESTIVAL OF TREES

VANCOUVER:
Now in its 29th year, the Vancouver Festival of Trees will kick off at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Pacific Centre on November 13, 2015. The decorated trees will be on display in their full glory until January 4, 2016. Support BC Children’s Hospital by making a donation and voting for your favourite tree in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel or text WISH to 41010 to donate $5 and cast your vote with your mobile device.

VICTORIA:
Due to renovations at The Fairmont Empress, the festival will be relocating to another high-profile, historic venue – The Bay Centre. Make sure to vote for your favourite tree and visit the festival on Level 3, at “Sunny’s Workshop,” to learn more about how you can get involved and the difference it will make in the community.

Not in Vancouver or Victoria?  Visit our other festivals in Nanaimo, Sooke and Osoyoos. Visit www.bcchf.ca/fot for more information. 


REGISTER AS A JEANS DAY™ CHAMPION TODAY    

Looking for a fun and simple way to introduce fundraising into your workplace? Register your company at jeansday.ca and become a Jeans Day™ champion! Champion packages are shipped in early to mid-March to help kick-start your fundraising. Show your support for BC’s kids by buying your button or lapel pin and wearing your favourite denim on Thursday, April 28, 2016!


NEW DIRECTIONS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Robin Dhir, president of Twin Brook Developments Ltd, is joining BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors. He will bring his valuable experience as the founding chair of A Night of Miracles gala and Governor (2011-2015) to his new role.

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation expresses its gratitude to Doug Gordon and Graham MacLachlan for their nine-year commitment and service to its Board of Directors. Mr. Gordon and Mr. MacLachlan have each served their maximum nine-year term on the Board. Mr. Gordon will continue to serve on the Finance & Investment Committee, where he will be joined by Mr. MacLachlan. The foundation also extends its thanks to David Doig, who has completed his second term on the Board. Mr. Doig will continue to chair the Sunny Hill Foundation for Children’s Board of Directors.


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