COPE’s 2012 SUMMER BARBECUE
Early bird tickets are now on sale for our Summer Barbecue, and you are invited!
As always, this year’s dinner will be hosted by the Vancouver Rowing Club in Stanley Park. There will be local music, a speaker, a silent auction, and a cash bar to go along with your barbecued meal.
It’s a great way to get in touch with your COPE Executive and other progressives from around the city!
Doors are at 6:30pm.
Dinner will start at 7:00pm. There will be omnivore and vegetarian options available.
We will be host to two speakers who will be focusing on the Kinder-Morgan pipelines planned for Vancouver and the movement that is building to oppose them.
Our musical guest will be local East Vancouver jug band “The Creaking Planks”. There will be a performance at 8:30pm.
About our speakers:
Rueben George is a Sundance Chief and member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. He has been fighting against pipeline expansion on Tsleil-Waututh land, especially the Kinder-Morgan pipeline that is proposed for Vancouver and the Burrard inlet.
Ben West has been an environmental activist in Vancouver for over a decade. Currently the Healthy Communities Campaigner for the Wilderness Committee, Ben is responsible for organizing grassroots campaigns related to fighting climate change and reducing toxic pollution. Recently, Ben has focused on trying to stop oil tankers from exporting heavy crude oil through the BC coast. In all his work Ben is driven by his passion for environmental justice, and ecological literacy.
Early Bird tickets are available no for $75 and will be available until September 4th. Regular priced tickets are $90.
Tables of 10 are available for $700 up until September 16th, and will be marked with the purchasers name and logo.
Tickets are available online here: http://copevancouverbbq2012.eventbrite.ca/
You can also get your tickets by contacting Sean at email@example.com or 604-600-2731.
If you do not have the financial means but would like to attend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (604) 600-2731 and we will do our best to accomodate you.
We are also taking contributions for our Silent Auction. If you would like to donate something, please let us know!
Our host is the Vancouver Rowing Club, at the entrance to Stanley Park.
From downtown Vancouver, take the first exit off of Georgia and onto Stanley Park Drive.
From both East and West, follow the seawall bike-route. From downtown, take Georgia Street.
Take the #19 Stanley Park West-bound and get off at the first stop in Stanley Park.