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Name: Spearhead Huts Fundraising Soiree
Starts: Tue Nov 22, 2016
Meetup: 7pm, The Pipe Shop, Lonsdale Quay, North Vancouver
Return: Tue Nov 22, 2016

Registration opens: Fri Oct 14, 2016
Event category: Social
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: -

Organizer: Brittany Zenger
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Spearhead Huts Soiree Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1838383486393744

Description

Join us for an entertaining evening celebrating the Spearhead Huts Project’s monumental progress to date and help push it through to reality….

BE INSPIRED by 3 amazing speakers

CELEBRATE our Park Use Permit (took 7 years)

WIN door prizes

FEEL  the latest in back country technology

DISCOVER the next steps for the Spearhead Huts Project

BE HEARD and have your say in hut decisions

CHOOSE the best image in the Favourte Moments Photo Contest

Enjoy the camaraderie, music, 50/50 raffle and bid on great deals in the silent auction.

This community building and fundraising event is entirely run by volunteers  If you want to join an awesome team and wish to help out, please register here:  Spearheadhuts.org

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SCHEDULE

  • 6 – 7 pm VIP Reception
  • 7:00 pm Doors open for General Admission
  • 7:30 pm Welcome and Guest Speakers
  • 8:45 pm Park Use Celebration
  • 9:00 pm Silent auction closes, Favourite Moments Photography Contest winners announced
  • 9:15 pm Cash bar closes

COST

  • General admission $25 (incl fees).
  • Early Bird $18 including fees (until Nov 12 only). Includes draw prize ticket
  • V.I.P Reception $37 including fees. Enjoy a free drink and nutritious seasonal flavours while chatting with our guest speakers, SHC executive and other dignitaries. On sale only until Nov 18! Includes two draw prize tickets. 6pm early entry.

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THREE GUEST SPEAKERS

How will our South western BC snowpack changing with climate shifts? – Dr. Gwenn Flowers

What impact will climate have on the snowpack of southern BC?  Dr. Gwenn Flowers, leader of the St Elias Mountains SFU glacier research program (Yukon), will share the latest in glacier behaviour and modelling and how it may affect our own recreational back yard.

How Do You Balance Traveling Ultra Light and Fast with Being Safe? – Stano Faban

Highlighting leaps in technology you might not be aware of, Stano Faban, author and founder of the rando ski mountaineering racing site skintrack.com will take us through the latest gear and approaches you need to travel fast and light, yet safe and fun. Might not be what you think…

Wild side of the ski mountaineering world cup circuit – Melanie Bernier

World class elite Skimo athlete Melanie Bernier, the first North American to ever podium at a world cup skimo event, will share her unique adventures at the extremes.  Fuelled by Passion, her tales from a Ski Race will leave you breathless but stoked and ready for your next level challenge.  Don’t miss this chance to really get inspired.

Favourite Moments photography contest 

Bring your Favourite Moment photo printed on 8x 11 paper to be mounted on our gallery wall.  Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite so while the image might be crooked, over exposed or out of focus, the magic of the moment captured transcends.  You will have space to mount a second optional sheet of text immediately below your image to explain the what when where and why, and a bit about you if you wish.

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