Celebrate with us! 2016 Land Awards Gala

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Photo: 2014 Land Awards Gala

land awards galaPassionate about sustainability, land use, agriculture, water, real estate, and communities? Join us for the 2016 Land Awards Gala, an event that celebrates big ideas and bold leaders in sustainable land use.

The 2016 Land Awards Gala will take place on Oct. 21, 2016 at the Rocky Mountaineer Station in Vancouver, BC. The event includes a cocktail reception, charity silent auction, sustainable three-dourse dinner, awards presentation, and an after party.

Emcee: Steve Patterson.

The Gala will be emceed by comedian Steve Patterson. As host of CBC Radio One’s “The Debaters” since 2007, Patterson has become a household name, with more than 700,000 weekly listeners.

REFBC has also partnered with Sole Food Farms, a non-profit that creates jobs and grows organic produce on vacant lots in Vancouver. Sole Food will host a silent auction featuring food-themed prizes, with funds raised supporting the organization's programs.

Tickets for the Gala are available for $175 per person (plus taxes/fees). Special rates are available for tables of eight, students and non-profits. (Email Stephanie Butler for more information.)

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About the Land Awards

REFBC’s Land Awards celebrate initiatives that demonstrate leadership, innovation and collaboration in sustainable land use in British Columbia. The awards highlight dynamic, forward-thinking people and organizations – leaders in creating more resilient, healthy communities and natural environments.

There are three Land Awards, which recognize the achievement of organizations in the non-profit, public and private sectors. There is also a Land Champion Award, which recognizes an individual’s significant achievements.