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Anti-bullying contest underway

Metropolis at Metrotown is holding an online T-shirt design contest in conjunction with the antibullying initiative, Pink Shirt Day - held on Feb. 29. The contest runs until Feb.

Metropolis at Metrotown is holding an online T-shirt design contest in conjunction with the antibullying initiative, Pink Shirt Day - held on Feb. 29.

The contest runs until Feb. 15 on the Metropolis at Metrotown Facebook page, according to a press release from Metropolis.

"We want to be part of the anti-bullying solution by promoting antibullying awareness and empowering youth to stand up for themselves and each other," said Artie Chumpol, digital marketing and public relations manager for Metropolis, in the release. "We think this design contest is a great way to engage the entire community on an issue we all face at some time or another."

Participants are invited to design a T-shirt that promotes anti-bullying awareness, and can share the T-shirt design on the Facebook page, encouraging people to vote for them, according to the release.

The winning design, determined by the virtual T-shirt that receives the most online votes, will be produced on a T-shirt and sold at Metropolis at Metrotown from Feb. 17 to 29 for Pink Shirt Day.

All proceeds from the T-shirt sales are to go to the Kids Help Phone.

ACCOUNTANT NAMED TO BOARD

Keon J. Kwan, CGA, has been elected to serve on the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia's board of governors for 2012.

Kwan is the owner of Keon Kwan & Company, a public accounting firm in Burnaby, according to a press release from the association.

He was elected to the board for 2011 and will chair the association's audit committee in 2012.

Kwan previously served as a trustee of the CGA-BC Educational Foundation and has been a member of the Public Practice Advisory Group.

Do you have an item for Movers & Shakers? Send business ideas to Janaya, jfuller-evans@burnabynow. com. You can follow her on Twitter, @janayafe.

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