Mixing it up on top of Mount Seymour

Burnaby Board of Trade members are invited to a mixer at Mount Seymour Resorts.

The event takes place on March 6 from 5 to 7 p.m., according to the board's website.

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It is free for members. To register, call 604-4120100, email ricky@bbot.ca or register on the board's website at www.bbot.ca, under events.


False Creek Collision, which was recently mentioned in this column, has announced it has made the transition to a waterborne paint system.

The new system is environmentally friendly and is helping the shop reduce its carbon footprint, according to a press release from the shop.

To celebrate, they are hosting an open house on March 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mayor Derek Corrigan and Burnaby-Deer Lake MLA Kathy Corrigan plan to attend the opening ceremony, according to the release.

There will be snacks, drinks and demonstrations. False Creek Collision is located at 6660 Royal Oak Ave.


The Burnaby Board of Trade is taking its membership drive to the skies at the BCIT planetarium.

Board members are invited to a special tour of the planetarium and a presentation by astronomer Bill Burnyeat on March 8, but must bring at least one person who isn't a member along with them, according to the board's website.

The membership drive takes place from 12: 15 to 1: 45 p.m. To register, call 604-412-0100 or email Marisol Sanchez at marisol@bbot.ca.


The G&F Financial Group branch in Burnaby Heights has made an interesting pairing, hosting seminars on physical and financial health.

The March seminar is titled Healthy Eating, Healthy Savings and includes advice from dietician Anne-Marie Porth, according to the branch's website. The seminar takes place on March 28 from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at the branch, 105-4191 Hastings St.

The April event is titled Wine Appreciation, Investment Appreciation, and includes wine from Terrarosa Imports and investment advice. It is scheduled for April 25 from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Heights branch, as well.

Space is limited. To register for either seminar, contact Gill Sherwood at 604-549-5220.


Burnaby entrepreneurs, aged 18 to 35, have the chance to win the $100,000 2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award from the Business Development Bank of Canada.

Applicants are asked to submit a video by April 2, describing a turning point their company reached and the solution they propose to take it to the next level, according to a press release from BDC.

There is also a second prize of $25,000 in consulting services for the runner up, the release stated.

Applications can be submitted online, and details are available at www.bdcyoungentrepre neuraward.ca and on the BDC's Facebook page.

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