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19.11.2016 (607 Days Ago)
News TitleVOC Paddle for the North SAR Fundraiser
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VOC Paddle for the North, Neil Mackenzie Fund Fundraiser
Thursday, November 24th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Location: SCARF 100 on UBC Campus
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/213976555696176/

Paddle for the North is providing a showing in association with the VOC for the full FEATURE LENGTH FILM (55MINS). 

Doors will open at 6:00 PM, with raffle tickets being sold from 6:00-7:00. Film maker Michah Rauguth will give a short opening at the beginning and then also be available for Q and A following the event! Raffle prizes will be drawn immediately after the showing and before the Q and A.

Tickets $10 cash at the door. We will also try to have our electronic payment system up to accept credit cards, stay tuned! 

Lots of awesome raffle prizes including 5-punch pass to CLiffhanger (1), Annual passes to the Viary (2), maps from the clubroom (3), Bugaboo Pear-shaped carabiners (12), Cereberus carabiners (3), Grandwall belay devices (6), Gimli Belay devices (6), Wedgemount Nut Sets (2), VOC tshirts (4) and Voile straps (4). 
Know your limit, play within it. 19+

Invite all your friends and family! 

In the wild north, six young guys embarked on an epic adventure – to explore some of the most remote and untouched rivers in North America. Four Canadians, two Kiwis, two dogs (Zephyr & Taiger), three boats and two hundred pounds of camera equipment on a 63 day mission – it was always going to be a mighty test of endurance, determination and friendship. 

But beyond the swarming mosquitoes, technical challenges and physical hardship, what they didn’t expect was the impact of the stories from one First Nations family. This chance encounter introduced them to people so tightly tied to the land and the river that they live on, and the discovery that all of it is under threat from mining. 

A boys-own adventure turns into a mission to truly discover the secrets of the north and show the world why some places are worth preserving. 



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