Posts By: Mike Klassen

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Country Lane’s 10th birthday a great success!

Chalk up another successful event held by the Mountain View Neighbourhood Group, who have been coordinating community gatherings for over a decade now. The 13th community BBQ held on Sunday, June 14th had special meaning for the neighbourhood, as it was to mark the 10th anniversary of a unique piece of Vancouver’s public realm –… Read more »

Courier newspaper: “Vancouver’s country lanes turn ten”

  A community event in the Country Lane circa 2006 We’re getting excited about this weekend’s 10th Anniversary BBQ in the Country Lane. In advance of that event, the Vancouver Courier newspaper is running a piece on this subject: Community Correspondent: Vancouver’s country lanes turn ten A two and a half-page report titled “Country Lanes… Read more »

July 14th–BBQ Lunch with neighbours in the Country Lane!

 Click poster for larger version We’re excited to have some special guests coming to our Sunday BBQ! Please join us for the fun with friends and neighbours. It is the 10th Anniversary of a special Vancouver public space. Bring a dish to share, or just show up and join us for lunch. Date: Sunday, July… Read more »

Country Lane 10th Anniversary Community BBQ

  The Mountain View Neighbourhood Group is excited to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of a very special Vancouver public space located right in our community. Please come meet your neighbours for a free lunchtime BBQ on Sunday, July 14th. We have invited several reprentatives from the City of Vancouver, including those who spearheaded the… Read more »

Please Vote! A Letter from Saffron

The following letter was circulated to friends and families in our neighbourhood. It is a sample of the passion and drive Saffron and Christie have devoted to getting out the vote for McBride School’s Aviva Community Fund drive. The message is simple: PLEASE VOTE. If you have not registered, or voted you have the ability… Read more »

McBride School 10-day online campaign starts Dec. 3rd – please VOTE!

Bill Henderson (left) records with kids from McBride School (click image for larger) MEDIA RELEASE December 2, 2012 “Grandpa” Rock Star Gives Back to East Vancouver Community Chilliwack’s Bill Henderson in music video performance to kick off online vote Vancouver, BC – Aviva Community Fund grant competition semi-finalists from Sir Richard McBride Elementary School PAC… Read more »