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

South Hill After Work Launch Party: Thank You to Our Community Sponsors and Partners

On September 7th the South Hill Business Association hosted a After Work Launch Party from 5-8 pm on the Corner of 44th and Fraser to celebrate the new VIVA Vancouver Hot Tubs Parklet and South Hill’s First Food Truck JJ”s Trucketeria.  We had a variety of street entertainment including face painting, eyebrow threading, musical performances and children’s entertainment as well as our two featured additions. Overall it was a great success and the South Hill BIA would like to extend their deepest gratitudes to our Community Sponsors and Members for making this event and launch party a great success in front of City representatives and local media representatives.

Here are our Community Sponsors:

 

 

 

 

 

                                         

 THANK YOU TO OUR OTHER COMMUNITY MEMBERS AS WELL FOR THEIR SUPPORT!

SUNNY ELECTRONICS
BAINS TRAVEL
VANCITY
HOMEWARES
PRODUCE MARKETPLACE
MABLE ELMORE’S COMMUNITY OFFICE
CANADA USA IMMIGRATION SERVICES LTD.
PIZZA PLUS
PIZZA HUT
KHALSA CREDIT UNION
STARBUCKS
ABAJWA AND ASSOCIATES
MASON’S SEWING

THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING VOLUNTEERS AS WELL!