Dear Strathcona BIA members,
Please join us at the Annual General Meeting & Members? Luncheon:
Please contact the Strathcona BIA office for a copy of the membership form to be eligable to vote at the AGM. Forms must be completed and emailed, faxed or mailed the to the SBIA bySeptember 23. Forms will not be accepted after this time.
To be a voting member you must have been a property owner of tenant of a class 5 or class 6 property within the Strathcona BIA’s boundaries for six months prior to the date of registration as shown on the current City of Vancouver Tax Assessment Roll.
Non-members, unless invited otherwise are not permitted to attend this event.
To RSVP for the event please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the SBIA office at 604-258-2727Read More
On Wednesday, December 11 the Strathcona BIA held our Annual Holiday Social at Chapel Arts. The event saw a turn-out of over 75 people and was a great opportunity for business owners, community stakeholders and SBIA partner organizations to network and build relationships.
We would like to thank the following generous member businesses and partner organizations for providing donations for our Holiday Social:
Floral & Hardy Edible Plants
G&F Financial Group
Sunrise Soya Foods
The Butler Did It Catering Co.
Thank you to everyone who attended and look forward to working with you in 2014!
Bike Strathcona, Rain or Shine
Strathcona Business Improvement Association hosts Fall & Winter Cycling Workshop to encourage more cycling to and within our neighbourhood
|Don your rain gear and polish your fenders! Join the Strathcona Business Improvement Association and HUB: Your Cycling Connectionon Thursday, October 24th at Chapel Arts as they share tips and tricks for cycling in the Fall and Winter months with local business owners and Strathcona community members. “I would like to know how to keep riding all year round without showing up to work soaking wet,” says Mark Lee, an interested participant.?This fun and interactive workshop will also present ways to attract new cycling customers and employees.Strathcona is the first Business Improvement Association in Vancouver to engage their members and their community with a cycling workshop.?”As a community organization, the SBIA is working to create a fully sustainable business district. This includes shifting to more sustainable modes of transport, and supporting our members who want to cycle more,” says Meg O’Shea, SBIA’s Sustainability Coordinator, “Attending this workshop will help prepare them — and us! — to safely and comfortably bike throughout the year in our neighbourhood.”Event Information
The Strathcona Business Improvement Association recognizes the important role that cycling can play in attracting new customers and skilled employees, cultivating healthy workplaces and promoting sustainability. As more residents of the neighbourhood and region adopt cycling as a means of transportation, the Strathcona BIA wants to empower people with the knowledge and tools they need to cycle safely all year-round. Seen as a leader in community building and sustainability, the SBIA is also promoting biking to work and will be present at the Union & Hawks celebration station during the HUB Fall Bike to Work Week (Oct 28 – Nov 3, 2013).
“We run these on-site workshops year-round, with topics ranging from cycling skills to bicycle maintenance and fall and winter riding tips,” says Donna Chen, the?HUB Bike Friendly Business?Program Manager,?”It’s exciting to see organizations like the Strathcona BIA go above and beyond to help their community realize the social, environmental, health and economic benefits that cycling can bring to the neighbourhood.”
For more information about HUB Workplace Cycling Workshops, visit: bikehub.ca/bfb.