Get Ready to Vote Vancouver!

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by The East Village

 

To vote visit: vancouver.ca/vote

Trick or Treat!

Posted on: October 15th, 2014 by The East Village

 

Bring your little ghouls and goblins to our 13th annual Trick or Treat on Hastings Street, Saturday, October 25th, noon to 3 pm. Stop at participating businesses in the 2100 – 2800 block of Hastings St. Don't forget to come to our office, 2620 E. Hastings St., and pick up your free bag and a mini-pumpkin provided by Donald's Market. Candy provided by LondonDrugs. See you there!

Pomegranate Community Midwives

Posted on: October 14th, 2014 by The East Village

 

Meet the team at Pomegranate Community Midwives, from left to right: Shawna Robinson, 2nd year UBC midwifery student; Yarra Vostrcil, midwife; Kat Montgomery, midwife; Jazzmin Nagy, office administrator; Allison Campbell, midwife; and Beth Duncan, midwife. Pomegranante is one of the largest midwifery clinics in Vancouver, and has been serving women and families in our community since 2005. "I love watching partners become parents and getting to snuggle newborns," said Jazzmin, who also attends births with Pomegranate midwives as a doula. "It is such an honour to be a part of such a transformational time in women's lives."

Italia Bakery Vancouver

Posted on: October 6th, 2014 by The East Village

 

Some of our favourite nibbles from Italia Bakery Vancouver. Yum!

Congratulations Platform 7 Coffee!

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by The East Village

 

Congratulations to Platform 7 Coffee – the brew bar is celebrating its first anniversary Thursday, October 2, 7–11 pm with an evening of music, food, and drink at 2331 E. Hastings.

Community Clean-Up

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by The East Village

 

Our executive director, Patricia Barnes, was pleased to participate in a community mapping and clean-up organized residents of the Vancouver Heights area, and funded through a Hastings North Community Small Grant, last Saturday. Congrats to the organizers and volunteers. Community building at its best!