Every Carb Counts Dinner with Grammy & Juno Award Winning Dan Hill

2nd Annual Every Carb Counts Dinner with “Sometimes when we touch”

Grammy and Juno Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Dan Hill

Active ImageOctober 5, 2010 – Victoria Cool Aid Society and Victoria Foundation are pleased to announce the Every Carb Counts benefit dinner this Friday at the Hotel Grand Pacific. Proceeds from the dinner and an auction will support the Every Step Counts running and walking program for people experiencing challenges with housing, mental health, poverty and other barriers.

As one runner said: “I heard about Every Step Counts when I was in Stabilization [withdrawal management]. I was physically debilitated – I had a couple of bad years. I gave it a try, and now I am training for my first half marathon. Thank you Every Step Counts!”

Hosted by CBC’s Paul Kennedy and Rob Reid from Frontrunners, Every Carb Counts will feature Grammy and Juno award winning singer/songwriter Dan Hill. The delicious buffet dinner is being held at the Hotel Grand Pacific this Friday, October 8th (6:30 pm reception, 7 pm dinner). The dinner will also help Every Step Counts runners and other participants “carbo load” prior to Sunday’s Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon events on Sunday. The event is alcohol free.

In addition to the buffet dinner, a silent auction will feature a wide selection of great, donated gifts and treats including:

  • Two nights and three days at beautiful Heron House on Quadra Island
  • 14K gold bracelet (value: $900) from Van Island Jewellers
  • Spa package with Fish haircut, body work, and Lush Cosmetics
  • Bosley’s gigantic gourmet doggie baskets
  • Golf package for four at Cordova Bay
  • Mini vacation on Salt Spring Island courtesy of Wave Hill Farm and Apple Tree Restaurant
  • Scrumptious meals from Devour, Foo Asian Street Food and others
  • Running clinic packages from Frontrunners
  • Much, much more

The Every Carb Counts buffet dinner and silent auction is a great way to meet and support the wonderful runners of Every Step Counts. Tickets are $45 each or $400 for a table of ten. Consider also buying a ticket for one of 30 runners attending. Tickets are available at:

  • New Balance (1205 Government Street)
  • Victoria Cool Aid Society Administration (102-749 Pandora in the walkway)
  • Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut (621 Broughton)

To reserve your space, or for information, call 250-383-1977, visit a location above, or visitwww.CoolAid.org/goodlife . Tickets will also be available at the door.

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Information:     www.danhill.com * www.CoolAid.org/esc * www.victoriafoundation.bc.ca/web/node/385

Brittany McConneghy, 250-882-5261, bmcconneghy@CoolAid.org
Rob Reid, 250-216-2305, rob@frontrunners.ca
Shannon Drew-Burrows, 250-381-5532, Shannon@victoriafoundation.bc.ca
Nikki Harris, n_harris@rogers.com (Dan Hill interviews)