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GrapeJuice Raises $100,000 for Big Sisters

We are excited to announce that this year’s GrapeJuice event at Aston Martin Vancouver & Bentley Vancouver raised $100,000 for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland. These funds will help Big Sisters BCLM make and support 50 new mentoring matches this year.

GrapeJuice is a wine tasting & wine auction fundraising event which was created in 2007 by McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group and MLA Canada. Since then, GrapeJuice has raised over $700,00 in support of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland’s mentoring programs.

A big thank you to all of our generous GrapeJuice sponsors , donors, guests and volunteers!

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photo by: Vikaash Prasad

To view more photos of the event, click here.

GrapeJuice Wine Auction & Tasting. Our 10th Anniversary!

We’re excited to announce the 10th anniversary of GrapeJuice , the wine auction & tasting benefiting Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland. Aston Martin Vancouver & Bentley Vancouver is the exclusive venue sponsor for this year’s event taking place on Wednesday, April 26th.GJ--logo
Since its inception, GrapeJuice has raised over $608,000 in support of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland’s (BCLM) mentoring programs!

Founding sponsors McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group and MLA Canada invite you to GrapeJuice. Exclusively presented by Capital Direct, guests will enjoy a fun-filled evening and magnificent wines while supporting a great cause.

If you are a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy wine and a great social event, then this event will certainly appeal to you! GrapeJuice has been known to sell out.  Purchase tickets here. For information on how to donate wine or contribute to Grape Juice contact Jessica Rozitis.

www.grapejuicevancouver.com
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Cheers!

Staffing for Canada Week

staffing for Canada weekTemporary employees and candidates together with industry professionals from across the country will be celebrating Staffing for Canada Week from June 5-11, 2016.

First introduced in Edmonton in 1980 as “National Temporaries’ Week”, this celebration has become widely recognized in both Canada and the United States, based on the dramatic growth in the numbers of contract and temporary workers contributing to the skilled labour force in all industry sectors.

The annual event is celebrated by members of the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services to acknowledge the more than 400,000 people who are employed in the staffing profession in Canada. ACSESS members represent 85 percent of the staffing volume in Canada.

ACSESS is the single voice for promoting best practices and ethical standards for the recruitment, employment and staffing services industry in Canada.  Its members provide a key service to businesses and offer a broad range of career coaching, planning and employment opportunities to their clients.

Bike to Work Week

screen_shot_2016-03-31_at_4.04.33_pmIt is Bike to Work Week in many North American cities including Vancouver during the week of May 30-June 5.

Not only is cycling a healthy and an environmentally-friendly commuting option, you can also enjoy some of the Celebration Stations during the week. For a map and more details of locations of the stations in Vancouver go to  HUB’s Bike to Work Week website.  Enjoy free treats, free basic bike repairs, maps, prize draws and more.

In recent years, workplaces have accommodated their employees with biking to work with access to a secure bike rooms, showers, etc.  Perhaps this is something that your workplace has already embraced.

5 Reasons to Sign up for HUB Bike to Work Week – May 30 – June 5, 2016

1. You’ll Feel Great – Get healthier without even noticing it!

2. The Prizes. With over $20,000 in prizes, including a trip for 2 to Amsterdam and 5 new bikes, why wouldn’t you sign up?

3. Get Places Faster. Don’t believe it? Try it out.

4. Save Cash. Don’t you want extra money to spend on things other than transportation?

5. It’s More Fun. Try it and you’ll agree! Plus there’ll be free food, snacks, coffee and bike repairs at over 60 Celebration Stations throughout the week.

Register FREE Today at bikehub.ca

@WeAreHUB T @WeAreHUB #BTWW 

 

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GrapeJuice Raises $94,000 for Big Sisters

We are excited to announce that this year’s GrapeJuice event at Aston Martin Vancouver & Bentley Vancouver raised over $94,000 for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.

Since its inception nine years ago, GrapeJuice wine auction has raised over $608,000 in support of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland’s mentoring programs.

MAC Marketing Solutions and McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group created Grape Juice in 2007 to raise much needed funds to facilitate the matching process for over 100 at risk young girls on the Big Sisters waitlist. Big Sisters of BC lower Mainland matches volunteer mentors with young girls who face a multitude of challenges.

A big thank you to all of our generous GrapeJuice sponsors , donors, guests and volunteers!

photos by: Vikaash Prasad     Click on photos for a larger image.

To view more photos of the event, visit our Facebook Page

Administrative Professionals Day

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Administrative Professionals Day is on April 27th.

IAAP is the organization that first created “Secretaries’ Day” back in 1952, which is now renamed to “Administrative Professionals Day”. It is a day when bosses and businesses are encouraged to honour the work that their administrative staff perform all year long.

The BC/Yukon Branch of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) is proud to present “Administrative Professionals Day Breakfast & Education Event”.  The branch invites you and your colleagues to join them at the annual morning event on Wednesday, April 27th in downtown Vancouver.

Click here to view event details and registration info.

 

9th annual GrapeJuice Wine Auction

bcb_graphicJoin founding sponsors  McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group and MAC Marketing Solutions and Co–Chair Pivotal Projects for the 9th annual GrapeJuice Wine Auction for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.

“GrapeJuice” is the social wine event and auction tailored for wine aficionados both casual and serious. And most importantly, it’s all for a great cause – Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.

Once again, GrapeJuice will be a terrific, fun, after work function – it will take place on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at Aston Martin Vancouver & Bentley Vancouver between 5:30 and 8:30 pm.Tickets are $100 (a tax receipt is available for a portion of the ticket price) and attendees will be able to sample top wines from both BC and around the world, and bid on a wide selection of wines. If you are a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy wine and a great social event, then this event will certainly appeal to you!

This event has been known to sell out.  Purchase tickets here. For information on how to donate wine or contribute to Grape Juice contact Jessica Rozitis.

www.grapejuicevancouver.com
Like GrapeJuice on Facebook
Follow GrapeJuice on Twitter
Follow GrapeJuice on Instagram

Cheers!

Staffing for Canada Week

staffing for Canada weekTemporary employees and candidates together with industry professionals from across the country will be celebrating Staffing for Canada Week from June 1-7, 2015.

First introduced in Edmonton in 1980 as “National Temporaries’ Week”, this celebration has become widely recognized in both Canada and the United States, based on the dramatic growth in the numbers of contract and temporary workers contributing to the skilled labour force in all industry sectors.

The annual event is celebrated by members of the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services to acknowledge the more than 400,000 people who are employed in the staffing profession in Canada. ACSESS members represent 85 percent of the staffing volume in Canada.

ACSESS is the single voice for promoting best practices and ethical standards for the recruitment, employment and staffing services industry in Canada.  Its members provide a key service to businesses and offer a broad range of career coaching, planning and employment opportunities to their clients.

Bike to Work Week

12210013533_d9014938dd_oIt is Bike to Work Week in many North American cities including Vancouver during the week of May 25-31.

Not only is cycling a healthy and an environmentally-friendly commuting option, you can also enjoy some of the Celebration Stations during the week. For a map and more details of locations of the stations in Vancouver go to  HUB’s Bike to Work Week website.  Enjoy free refreshments, prizes, bike tune ups on bike routes during the whole week.

More and more,  workplaces have accommodated their employees with biking to work with access to a secure bike rooms, showers, etc.  Perhaps this is something that your workplace has already embraced.

So, put on your helmet, have fun, and stay safe out there!

HUB Bike to Work Week Tips – May 25-31, 2015

1. Plan Your Route Ahead of Time. Take bike routes, whenever possible.

2. Use a U-Lock, not a Cable Lock. Watch our ‘No More Bike Theft Video’ for more bike locking tips.

3. Use a Basket, Pannier or Backpack to carry your stuffLights and a rain coat (just in case!) are also a good idea.

4. Wear Your Regular Clothes. Ride at a leisurely pace and you will still look great upon arrival.

5. Take your Time and Enjoy the Ride! Metro Vancouver is a beautiful place – enjoy it.

Register FREE Today at bikehub.ca

photo: bikehub.ca

GrapeJuice Raises $80,000 for Big Sisters

We are happy to announce that this year’s Grape Juice event at Audi Downtown Vancouver raised over $80,000 for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.

Since 2007, the GrapeJuice wine auction has raised over $514,000 for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.

MAC Marketing Solutions and McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group created Grape Juice to raise much needed funds to facilitate the matching process for over 100 at risk young girls on the Big Sisters waitlist. Big Sisters of BC lower Mainland matches volunteer mentors with young girls who face a multitude of challenges.

A big thank you to all of our generous GrapeJuice sponsors , donors, guests and volunteers!

photos by: Heckl Photography      Click on photos for a larger image.

To view more photos of the event, visit our Facebook Page