Tuesday, March 31, 2009

26 DAYS!!!!

26 DAYS UNTIL ADVANCED REGISTRATION
FOR 2008 ATTENDEES!!

ARE YOU AS EXCITED AS WE ARE?

Sunday, March 29, 2009

CALLING ALL CARD MAKERS!!

We did this at last year's event and it was such a huge success that we're doing to do it again. After the event in October we will be sending out many thank you cards to our fabulous sponsors and we need YOUR help in making some fabulous cards for that purpose!!!

For each thank you card you make and donate to the event you'll receive a draw ticket for a special prize donated by The Memory Workshop. You'll receive your draw tickets at the event when you drop off your cards. Cards can be dropped off at the event registration/info table anytime after 7:30 PM on October 23rd.

If you aren't attending the event and would still like to enter the contest by donating handmade thank you cards please contact us at bccropforkids@yahoo.ca and we'll provide you with our mailing address.

The winner will be announced at the event on Saturday evening!!

All cards that aren't used as thank yous after the event will be donated to BC Children's Hospital for use by the families and patients that use the facility.

We look forward to seeing everyone's cards at the event!!!

Mary & Sandra

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Cropping for kids worldwide.

Scrapbookers all over the world are awesome.

Generous and dedicated scrapbookers everywhere are "cropping for kids" at events worldwide. The name "Crop for Kids" is pretty catchy and thanks to Google we've come up with a short list.

In Melbourne, Australia: Crop For Kids is a scrapbooking event officially approved by Good Friday Appeal for the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. We successfully raised over $7,500 in 2007 and $12,000 in 2008. We hope to achieve more in 2009. Saturday, 4th April 2009

In Iowa: With spring and summer activities fast approaching and bringing days at the pool, baseball practices and trips, an all-day workshop to help busy individuals get caught up with their scrapbooking, also referred to as 'cropping,' will be held at the first ever "Crop for Kids Day."The event will be held Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ... (that's this weekend! Best of luck to them!!)

And last November in New York: The event was a tremendous success raising an unprecedented $10,800 for HCC! We would like to thank Eagle Vale, all participants and vendors for their support! A special thank you to WARM 101.3 and Terese Taylor for creating, executing and hosting this successful event!

Let's not forget our neighbours in Alberta: Scrap4it.ca is hosting the Crop 4 Kids in Calgary this Saturday, March 28.

Did we mention that scrapbookers worldwide are awesome??

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Canadian Scrapbooker

Did you see the spring issue of Canadian Scrapbooker? Check out page 22, and this is what you'll see:




At the 2008 BC Scrapbooking Crop for Kids, Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine and Monday Night Class co-sponsored the Designing Diva Contest. The winner of the contest was Leanne Payne and she had her fabulous layout published in the spring issue, together with a photo from the event. From left to right, the people in the picture are: Cari Locken, Mary Pauls, Leanne Payne, Sandra Brindley and Christy Riopel.

Very exciting!!! Congrats Leanne and thank you to Canadian Scrapbooker and Monday Night Class.

Friday, March 20, 2009

NEW TEACHER BIO


We've updated the website today to add a bio for the fabulous Tia Bennett. Tia lives in Washington State and she will coming up and teaching on the Crop for Kids weekend.

Thank you Tia for donating your time and talents to BC Scrapbooking Crop for Kids!!

You can find out more about Tia on our website under the "Team and Teachers" page on the website. CLICK HERE

We have a fabulous list of teachers already and are still waiting for more bios so keep checking back!!

Mary & Sandra
Co-Coordinator
BC Scrapbooking Crop for Kids

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Monday, March 16, 2009

Reminder: Advance Registration

Did you know that it’s only 41 days until advance registration for 2008 crop seat holders?

That’s only:

3,542,400 seconds

OR

59,040 minutes

OR

984 hours

OR

approximately 5 weeks

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: APRIL 26, 2009 (between 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM)

Who’s getting excited? We definitely are!!

Mary & Sandra

Saturday, March 14, 2009

DID YOU KNOW....


We were recently contacted by some gals from Calgary who are organizing a fundraiser crop benefiting the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. They've created a company that specializes in organizing fundraiser crops in their area called Scrap 4 It. Their Crop 4 Kids event is taking place in just a few weeks, on March 28, 2009. We wish them much success with their crop!!! We know how much time and energy goes into organizing an event like this and we applaud Mary and Jennifer (the organizers) for doing such an awesome thing.

Mary & Sandra

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

We're getting noticed!! (fess up! Who was it??)

In a recent email from our representative at BC Children's Hospital Foundation, we heard that one of their staffers spotted a scrapbooker at the airport sporting BC Scrapbooking Crop for Kids "paraphernalia" and made a point of thanking them for personally for their support.

This is such a thrill! To be recognized on this level shows us that we -- the local scrapbooking comunity -- are making an impact, and our hard work through BC Scrapbooking Crop for Kids is not going unnoticed. Thank you so much for your ongoing participation!

So...who was it? Please drop us a line and let us know if it was YOU that was spotted last month!

And to everyone who purchased logo wear last year and continues to wear it proudly, THANK YOU.

(there will be NEW logo wear options for 2009. Pre-orders will be posted later this spring.)