Community of Surrey

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  1. VolWeb.ca celebrates International Volunteer Day

    VolWeb.ca celebrates International Volunteer Day by profiling an active and giving volunteer from Surrey.

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  2. Surrey hosts national soccer championships

    Surrey hosted the 2006 Senior Men's and Women's National Club Soccer Championships, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  3. Surrey hosts the national short track speed skating event

    Surrey hosted the 2005 National Age Class Championship, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  4. Surrey measures up in accessibility

    Surrey received $25,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  5. Spirit of BC Week 2007 a huge success

    Surrey hosted the kick-off for Spirit of BC Week 2007 with a fun-filled day of activities for the whole family.

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  6. BC Wheelchair Sports' Bridging the Gap program

    More than 250 people participated in sport through BC Wheelchair Sports' Bridging the Gap program.

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  7. BC Special Olympics Project Outreach

    More than 300 children participated in sport through BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach.

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  8. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

    Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program increase confidence through movement.

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  9. BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program

    More than 5,400 children learned the fundamentals of track and field through Run, Jump, Throw.

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  10. Basketball BC expands the Steve Nash Youth Development Program

    More than 2,000 youth learned basketball fundamentals through the Steve Nash Youth Development Program.

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  11. Tennis BC brings tennis to inner-city schools

    More than 9,600 children participated in tennis through the Tennis BC Schools Program

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  12. Volleyball BC's Atomic Volleyball program

    More than 2,200 children learned volleyball fundamentals through the Atomic Volleyball program.

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  13. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  14. BC Seniors Games encourages participation in sport

    The BC Seniors Games Society launched an awareness campaign to encourage seniors' participation in sport and recreation.

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  15. BC Youth on Wheels offers cycling programs

    Youth on Wheels increases participation in biking across the province.

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  16. Surrey hosts lantern festival

    Surrey hosted its first annual Wandering Angels Lantern Procession thanks to funding from Innovations

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  17. Hospitality expert shares lessons in business and tourism development

    Mark Lewis, president of Jet Set Sports, shared lessons in hospitality business development.

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  18. Speaker shares lessons from 2002 Winter Games

    Bill Malone, executive director of Utah’s Park City Chamber of Commerce, shared lessons learned from the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

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  19. Surrey celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Surrey hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  20. First Spirit of BC office opens in Surrey

    The Surrey Spirit of BC Committee opened the first municipal Spirit of BC office in the province in 2007.

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  21. Surrey celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Surrey hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  22. South Fraser Summit a success

    The 2005 South Fraser Economic Summit brought communities together to explore potential opportunities surrounding the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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  23. BC celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2006

    Highlights of Spirit of BC Week 2006 from communities across BC.

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  24. Surrey hosts Hargobind/Clansmen International Wrestling tournament

    Surrey hosted the Hargobind/Clansmen International Wrestling tournament, which received $15,000 from Hosting BC.

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  25. Surrey hosts Explorations summer camps

    Surrey and White Rock students attended Explorations summer camps in 2005

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  26. Bridgeview Elementary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Surrey students attended Explorations summer camps at Bridgeview Elementary in 2005.

     

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  27. Surrey School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Surrey School District hosted 11 Explorations summer camps at inner-city schools in 2005.

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  28. Tamanawis Secondary hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in Surrey attended an Explorations summer camp at Tamanawis Secondary in 2005.

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  29. Surrey Association for Community Living helps city measure up

    The Surrey Association for Community Living completed a Measuring Up assessment of the city.

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  30. BC Golf Association offers Playground to Fairway program for youth

    More than 4,000 children learned to golf through the Playground to Fairway program.

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  31. Surrey youth learns anyone can be a hero

    Connor Sobolik's hero isn't a rock star or a professional athlete. His hero is Nick, a mentor of his at the Surrey Dairy 4-H Calf Club, who always has a few kind words to say or advice to give.

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  32. Golf tees up in Surrey schools

    BC Golf Association introduces golf skills in schools.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 4,600  young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

  2. The 2005 National Age Class Championships for short track speed skating received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  3. The Surrey Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  4. The City of Surrey received $21,500 from Innovations for the Whalley Lantern Procession Project.

  5. The Surrey Art Gallery and Surrey Arts Centre received $13,500 from Innovations for the Youth New Media Gallery and Digital Photography Exhibition Project.

  6. More than 1,150 students attended Explorations summer camps.

  7. Surrey hosted a Sport Tourism Community Workshop to explore sport hosting opportunities.

  8. Over 500 athletes attended the 2006 Challenge Cup/Jubilee Trophy, Senior Men's and Women's National Club Championships for soccer, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  9. VolWeb.ca created an online tool to assist with recruiting and organising Surrey's volunteers and volunteer opportunities.

  10. Surrey received $25,000 from Measuring Up  to accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  11. Surrey Art Gallery received $56,360 from Arts Partners in Creative Development for Glocal: Me and My World, a large format, digital multimedia installation.

  12. Parents as Literacy Supporters for immigrant families launched as a pilot program for Surrey families.

  13. 89  schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  14. Students at 29 Surrey schools participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  15. The Surrey literacy task group received $200,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  16. 20 Aboriginal athletes participated in an Aboriginal Youth Sports Challenge in 2006.

  17. 1,900  people visited the express version of the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at  Guildford Town Centre  in 2007.

  18. Seven youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  19. 40 tourism businesses in Surrey, Delta and White Rock received accessibility ratings from the Accessible Tourism program.

  20. Over 5,400 children in 37 communities across BC learned track and field skill progressions with BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  21. Over 3,800 children in 41 communities across BC developed basketball skills in the Steve Nash Youth Development Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2008.

  22. Seniors in 17 communities across BC learned the health benefits of participating in sport and recreation thanks to the For The Health of It promotional campaign, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  23. Over 600 youth in 22 communities across BC participated in  Cycling BC's Youth on Wheels program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  24. Over 37,000 youth in 70 communities across BC developed  physical and motor  skills with Gymnastics BC's Kids Can Move Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  25. Over 300 youth in 24 communities across BC participated in the BC Special Olympics' Project Outreach, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  26. Over 2,200 youth in 21 communities across BC developed basic volleyball skills in Volleyball BC's Atomic Volleyball program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  27. Over 250 participants in 14 communities participated in BC Wheelchair Sports Bridging the Gap Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  28. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  29. The RBC 2010 Legacies Now Speaker Series brought Mark Lewis, president of Jet Set Sports, to Vancouver, Whistler and Surrey to share how communities and businesses can deliver on hospitality needs arising from the 2010 Winter Games.

  30. The RBC 2010 Legacies Now Speaker Series brought Bill Malone, executive director of the Park City Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitor Bureau, to Vancouver, Surrey, Nanaimo and Vernon to discuss how communities and businesses can capitalize on the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  31. Over 240 children in five communities were introduced to motor skills and sport through Special Olympics BC's Active Start and FUNdamentals program, which received $30,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program in 2007-2010.

  32. More than 360 children, aged 6-16, in nine communities tried ringette at events hosted by BC Ringette's Come Try Ringette program in 2007-2010, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  33. More than 26,300 children and coaches in 12 communities learned golf fundamentals with BC Golf Association's Playground to Fairway program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  34. Over 18,200 children and instructors in 13 communities participated in BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program in 2007-2010, which introduces motor development skills, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  35. Over 4000 children and women in 12 communities participated in competitive cycling through Cycling BC's Ride for Your Life program in 2007-2010, thanks to $20,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  36. The 2009 Canadian Boccia Championships received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  37. The 2009 National Women's U18 Hockey Championships received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  38. The 2009 Senior Men National Tournament received $5,000 from Hosting BC.

  39. Surrey received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  40. The Canadian Boccia Championships received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

  41. Close to 37,500 students in 101 schools in the Surrey School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.