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Poverty Olympics, Sunday Feb. 8

In events on February 6, 2009 at 7:39 pm

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1:00-3:00pm at the Japanese Language School, 487 Alexander St, Vancouver, BC.

The free family-friendly event will include:

  • Torch Parade (starts at 380 E. Hastings at 12:30–come and join!)
  • mascots Creepy the Cockroach, Itchy the Bedbug, and Chewy the Rat
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • events like Skating around Poverty and the Housing Hurdles
  • a special appearance by Mr. Con Dough.

Cockroach Cake will be served. Everyone welcome.

Sponsored by Raise the Rates, Carnegie Community Action Project, Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users, Power to Women, Streams of Justice, BC PWA, Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House.

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