Keep Vancouver Spectacular 2013 on May 4th 2013

Vancouver is one of the best places in the world to live in,  so on May 4th 2013 let’s do our part in keeping it that way! The annual Keep Vancouver Spectacular Event  will be held in various parts of the city and volunteer teams will be doing their part to clean up and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable Vancouver .

Come join the South Hill BIA as we team up with our business members and volunteers in the community to clean up Fraser Street on May 4th.
This is a great way to get involved in the community and to volunteer for a worthy cause.

This event is open to everyone and we encourage you to bring your friends, colleagues and family and create your own clean up team!
Sign up by filling the form below.

Volunteers will be eligible for prizes from our sponsors. There will be snacks and refreshments for everyone.

Schedule:
10:00am-10:30am Registration and Check in
10:30am-11:30am   Clean up your assigned area
11:30am-12:00pm  Thank You’s, Refreshments and Prize Draws

The event will start at 47th Avenue and Fraser Street in the back parking lot behind Shoppers Drug Mart.

More details will be available here and on our Facebook event page. Check back here or on the South Hill Facebook page for the latest updates.
Fill in the form below to register for the event.

 

2013 Chinese New Year Lion Dance Event: Thank You to all our sponsors!

On a gorgeous, sunny afternoon on Saturday February 16th, the South Hill Business Association hosted the 2013 Chinese New Year Lion Dance in South Hill Celebration event. The event was to celebrate the Chinese New Year and ring in the Year of the Snake. 18 participating businesses helped sponsor the event and got an exclusive performance by the Lions in front of their business. The grand opening ceremony was attended by a large crowd and MLA Mable Elmore in front of Vancity on 47th and Fraser. Coffee was served to the public as the ceremony went on and the lions danced down both sides of the street along Fraser.

Special thanks goes to the following sponsors for sponsoring this event:

Vancity
CIBC
Mason Sewing Machine
The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy
Mable Elmore Community Office
JPL Data Training
Sunny Electronics
Rexall
Ben’s Tailors
Money’s BBQ & Produce
HSBC
West Coast Liquor
Rokko Sarees & Fabrics
Dragon Lord Cafe
Homewares
Good Choice Restaurant
Friend’s on Fraser Hair Salon
Victory Merchandising

Thanks also goes to Starbucks for providing the coffee for the event.
Photos from the event can be found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/south_hill/sets/72157632800057990/

Chinese New Year Lion Dance Celebration in South Hill

Mark your calendars for Saturday February 16th 2013! the South Hill Business Association (SHBIA) and its members will be presenting a Lion’s dance on Fraser street to celebrate the Chinese New Year and to ring in the Year of the Snake. Participating business who sponsored the event will have the lion dance perform in front of their business. The SHBIA would like to invite everyone out to this grand celebration on Fraser from East 41st Ave to 50th Ave beginning at Noon. See you there! Stay tuned for more details on our website and Facebook page!

The “Open the Lion’s Eye” Ceremony will begin at noon at Vancity on 47th and Fraser.

The other participating sponsoring businesses are:
HSBC
Ben’s Tailor’s
Rokko Sarees & Fabrics
The Medicine Shoppe
West Coast Liquor
Homewares
JPL Data Training
Mable Elmore Community Office
Vancity
Sunny Electronics
Rexall
Friends on Fraser
CIBC
Mason Sewing Machine
Dragon Lord Cafe
Good Choice Restaurant
Money’s BBQ and Produce

Thank you to our sponsors and we look forward to seeing everyone on the 16th!

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

 

 

BIA Charity Sweater Drive for “Turn Down The Heat Week”

February 2-9 is the first province-wide “Turn Down the Heat Week” and many South Hill BIA businesses are participating to promote energy conservation. They are also taking part in the “Donate a Sweater Campaign” and collecting gently used sweaters. Sweaters collected by businesses in South Hill will be donated to the South Vancouver Neighbourhood House, which helps needy families in this part of the city.

Employees and customers at South Hill businesses are encouraged to take part by dropping off gently used sweaters at the participating businesses. These businesses can be located by a campaign poster on their door or window. We are also listing the drop off points below and on our Facebook page.

Please bring your used sweaters to them during the week of Feb 2-9. Thank you.

Sweater Drop Off Locations:

Bains Travel: 6550 Fraser Street (49th and Fraser)
Vancity:  6288 Fraser Street (47th and Fraser )
Mason’s Sewing Machine: 6184 Fraser Street (46th and Fraser)
Eastside Fitness: 5854 Fraser Street (42nd and Fraser)
Sunny Electronics: 5806 Fraser Street (42nd and Fraser)

 

Hot Tubs Launch Party Promotional Video

On September 7th 2012, the South Hill BIA hosted a launch party to celebrate the arrival of their first Food Truck vendor JJ’s Trucketeria and the new South Hill Hot Tubs Parklet. These two exciting new additions to the South Hill area are sure to be a big hit. Be sure to come by and check them out the next time you’re in the area.  Here is a video from the launch party.

Hot Tubs Launch Party Promo Video

Video by Michael Cox
Music by Kelly Stoltz