I am writing this from Canada where I have returned safe and sound – well maybe not quite sound. I picked up a stomach bug at the end of the trip and so the last few days weren’t that much fun. However, the doctor in Hong Kong gave me the right drugs and I am now back to 100% (or as close as a duck can come to 100%). (.....more on Canuck Ducks epic adventure)
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In February 2010, the Accent Inn Victoria hotel helped the Capital Region Action Team for Sexually Exploited Youth (CRAT) bring Taking Care of Ourselves, Taking Care of Others (TCO2) to Victoria area students. TCO2 is a unique and empowering interactive workshop designed and delivered by youth, for youth about preventing sexual exploitation. Students learn about the issue, learn how to identify predators, recruiters and lurers as well as learning where they can get help within the Greater Victoria area. More than 1600 students within the Greater Victoria area were able to benefit from these presentations. ....more about CRAT
One of the Pacific North West’s best holiday getaway ideas is the Circle Tour. This is either a self-drive, cycling trip or formal bus tour that allows you to visit beautiful Victoria BC, the Olympic Peninsula, Puget Sound and Vancouver BC. Whether you start in Canada or the United States, by making this complete circle you have the opportunity to see some of the most diverse and exciting scenery the Northwest has to offer. .....more about the circle tour
Well, we’ve just finished our second annual Accent Inns – source group Charity in Changing times seminars. This year we expanded the reach and put on the seminars at our Accent Inn Victoria hotel, Burnaby hotel and for the first time our Kelowna hotel.
The topic was communications and we were so please to have and incredible troupe of travelling experts. These experts, Robin Holden with the Source group, Ross Dunn with Stepforth Web marketing, Melinda Jolley with Tartan PR, were joined by local media representatives at each event. ....more about the charity in changing times series
21 Billion Blooms in 2010
Victoria, B.C. – The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Butchart Gardens and Tourism Victoria have once again teamed up to record the scene at one of the World’s best Bloomin’ cities. The total number of blooms counted in the Annual Greater Victoria Flower Count was 21,691,666,716. Oak Bay was the leading Municipality with over 14 billion blooms followed by Victoria with almost 5 billion blooms. The winning class was Ms L Westby’s class from Willows Elementary and they win a trip to Butchart Gardens.
Greater Victoria is one of the best places on the planet to live work and play. The annual flower count is a testament to the wonderful climate and community spirit. Truly a gold medal performance by Mother Nature this year! (...more on the flower count)
Accent Inns BC hotel chain is thrilled to continue the Olympic spirit and welcome the coming of the Paralympic Games to Vancouver 2010.
“I’m so excited that I have a chance to watch Sledge Hockey. All of our Paralympic athletes have worked so hard to get here and it’s a thrill to be able to cheer them on in person” said Mandy Farmer, CEO Accent Inns.
The first step in preparing for the Paralympic games is welcoming the Paralympic torch! (...more on welcoming the Paralympic games)
Accent Inns is proud to support the Victoria Salmon Kings and the TLC in the second Annual Eco Night.
Advanced tickets now on-sale with donation towards The Land Conservancy for next Saturday’s game!
Victoria, BC – The Victoria Salmon Kings, proud affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks and Manitoba Moose, announced today that they have partnered once again with The Land Conservancy (TLC) to present the second annual “Eco Night” next Saturday, March 13th, 2010 versus the Idaho Steelheads. Accent Inns is proud to donate and participate in such a fun evening. Supporting partners such as the TLC is one of the key values for the Victoria BC based Hotel chain. (more about eco night)
This is the Second year that Accent Inns InnAid program has sponsored the Charity in Changing times seminar series.
One of the highlights of my year so far has been spending the morning at the Victoria Accent Inns’ Charity in Changing Time event with a room full of not-for-profit organizations wanting to learn more about how to effectively tell their stories through traditional and on-line media, how to increase their on-line presence, and how to better communicate with their volunteers. (more on Charity in Changing times and PR tips for non-profits)
Chargers defend Championship title
It was a banner evening for the Camosun College Chargers who won gold and defended their BCCAA Provincial Championship title – on home court in front of a ecstatic home crowd!
Taking home silver tonight are the UFV Cascades – the team that Camosun defeated last year to earn the 2009 Championship which was hosted at Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford.
VICTORIA FLOWER COUNT 2010 PARTICIPATION BY VISITORS AND LOCALS ENHANCED BY THE BUTCHART GARDENS’ COUNTING PLAN
Victoria, BC – As lead financial sponsor in the Victoria Flower Count for 2010, The Butchart Gardens welcomes the opportunity to have visitors to The Gardens participate in the flower count from February 25th to March 3rd. A map and counting sheet will be available at the Admission Gate and Info Centre each day indicating which garden area is to be counted. The gardens have been divided into seven sections to allow one area to be counted per day. more about the Victoria flower count