Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Vancouver

Remembering Lena
Remembering Lena - Starting Out Fundraising Event - October 3, 2013 - Vancouver BC

Remembering Lena

Starting Out

Sharing stories of first steps

Gracious Donors:
Tanille Geib, Catherine Adamson, TIPS Interior Decor, The Stallions of Champions

October 3, 2013
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac St., Vancouver BC
Tickets $17

For Further information on tickets, silent auction items and event details please visit the website and Social Media channels:

Starting Out will be held on Oct. 3, 2013 at the Wise Hall in Vancouver, BC. We have a full set of curated stories from local Vancouverites to share, a band from Vancouver's local music scene, and a number of great auction items for you to bid on all in support of the Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund.
Watch this site for a full list of speakers and auction items in the coming month!
Tickets are only $17 and are available online by going to: www.rememberinglena.eventbrite.com

All proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction go towards supporting the Lenami Godinez Avila Memorial Endowment at Simon Fraser University. 

For more information, visit our newly designed website: www.rememberinglena.com
Event is for 19 years old humans and up!

Speakers:


Dr. Ray Hsu: One of "Vancouver's most promising young entrepreneurs" (Globe and Mail), Ray Hsu started out as a poet. Along the way, he published two books, taught writing in a US prison for over two years and gave a TED talk. He has since co-founded ROOM+BOARD, an online haven for those who write.  Co






















Shannon Shannon: Shannon Shannon owned and directed the Sanga Yoga Studio for eight years, mentored over 100 yoga teachers since 2004 and is currently in the process of writing her first book and rediscovering modern dance.


Some of the Items for Auction:
Beautiful set of Okinawa Ceramics
















A piece by one of the fathers of muralism Mexican Artist David Alfaro Siqueiros. 
























Remembering Lenami:

Legislature tribute by MLA Spencer Herbert
A touching tribute to Lenami Godinez Avila by the MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert (MLA Vancouver-West End; Opposition Environmental Critic 2013, Opposition Tourism, Culture and the Arts 2012) made on the floor of the BC Legislature in May 2012. Reposted with permission from Hansard Services.

Lenami Godinez-Avila Legislature Tribute by MLA Spencer Herbert (MLA Vancouver-West End) from Remembering Lena on Vimeo.



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Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Video from Remembering Lena on Vimeo.


Pictures

Remembering Lena: Starting Out - Sharing stories of first steps

Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Oct. 3, 2013 - Vancouver
Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Oct. 3, 2013 - Vancouver
Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Oct. 3, 2013 - Vancouver
Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Oct. 3, 2013 - Vancouver
Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Oct. 3, 2013 - Vancouver
Starting Out: Fundraising Event in Support of The Lenami Godinez-Avila Memorial Fund - Oct. 3, 2013 - Vancouver

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