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Premiers and firsts to host James Bay, thirds to host Scribes–

The Rowing Club wishes to thank its many sponsors for 2013-2014. Photo: Malin Jordan

STANLEY PARK—The Rowers will play James Bay and the Scribes March 29 as part of the annual Spring Family Day at Brockton Oval. The matches are the club’s last three home games of the regular season (the squads still have road games April 5 and 12). A bouncy castle is to be set up for the kids, there will be a Red Bull booth, and there will be some other events and activities. The club will also be hosting its 2013-2014 sponsors to show them the Club’s appreciation for their generosity.

The Rowing Club’s premier side (5-6) are coming off a big win and face a James Bay squad (7-4) they lost to in November 29-8.

The first division (4-7) faces a team they beat 31-10 in November in Victoria. James Bay’s first div squad (6-5) is currently in the fourth playoff spot, while the fifth-place Rowers will need a win to stay in the playoff hunt.

The thirsty thirds are still in the playoff hunt, but will need to secure a win versus the Scribes to keep up their hopes for post-season play.

Game times are:
11:30 a.m. 3rds vs. Scribes
1 p.m. 1sts vs. James Bay AA
2:45 p.m. Premiers vs. James Bay AA

2013-2014 SPONSORS

The Vancouver Rowing Club would like to recognize and thank the many sponsors we have.
Please support them.

Broadway Station Dental Centre.

Broadway Station Dental Centre is one of Vancouver’s most established and recognized dental offices. The practice opened in 1947 in east Vancouver at the intersection of Broadway and Commercial. During these sixty years, dental health has undergone significant changes in its delivery likewise has our office; initially a staff of three to currently twenty six, six dentists and twenty auxiliary personal. Drawing from seven countries and speaking nine languages, it is representative of the rainbow of multiculturalism in Vancouver.

To recognize the tremendous support we have received from the people of Greater Vancouver, it would be appropriate to return something unique back to the community. Our staff chose B.C. Lions Society for Children’s with Disabilities. We thought that we could bring a communal smile and some color to our neighbourhood by purchasing a Spirit Bear in the City. We will have “Tooth Beary” to promote Dental Health Month in April, hopefully this will encourage people to be aware of the importance of looking after their teeth and gums.

The Cove Neighbourhood Pub.

Over the past 30-plus years the Cove Pub in beautiful Vancouver, B.C. has made a reputation for itself as a comfortable, yet stylish pub, that blends old world with urban. The Cove Pub is part of the scenery in Kitsilano. Just ask any one of our regulars who have been visiting our establishment for its duration.

The beautiful neighbourhood that Vancouverites call Jericho was named after Jeremiah Rogers. First called Jerry’s Cove, it was later shortened to the very familiar Jericho, a place now associated with stunning beaches, sailing, the perfect place to walk your dog. We have chosen to name our neighbourhood pub the Cove to pay homage to the rich history of this location in Vancouver. We invite you to come in and continue to make history with us!

Garnett Wilson Realty Advisors, Ltd.

Garnett Wilson Realty Advisors, Ltd. is a specialized real estate appraisal and advisory firm based in Vancouver, B.C. We provide comprehensive real estate appraisal and consulting services for all property-related matters throughout Metro Vancouver. Our knowledgeable team brings a depth of experience that enables our clients to make critical financial decisions based on sound advice.

G.H.Street Development Ltd.

G.H. Street Development Ltd. is now in its 30th year of construction and management services and we are based primarily in the Vancouver area, with the last 20 years being firmly entrenched on Vancouver’s Westside. G.H. Street has completed many large and small scale projects including: renovations, new homes, custom homes, multi-family homes and spec. developments. This has involved working closely with many industry professionals, architects, interior designers, engineers, environmental specialists, surveyors, and of course our valued clients.

G.H. Street is a construction company that has built its reputation on quality, accountability and integrity. These were the guiding principles in 1981 when G.H. Street Ltd. was founded, and they continue to form the foundation of our philosophy today. Our approach to project management has gained us the trust of both our clients, and professionals in the industry.

Marquee Painting & Decorating.

Marquee Painting & Decorating. Our painting company thrives on our reputation for quality, professionalism and workmanship. Since we became Marquee Painting & Decorating in 2012, our painting and decorating business has continued to grow every month. Our satisfied customers include some of the Lower Mainland’s leading builders, homeowners, designers, interior decorators, and property managers in Vancouver.

Kerrisdale Lumber Co. Ltd.

Back in 1921, when Kerrisdale Lumber started in business, horse and wagon brought them much of their merchandise. Other goods came by rail car delivered to one of three sidings on the West Boulevard. In those days you could buy a thousand board measure for the costly price of $10. Sidewalks were made of wood and were cleared of snow by a one-horse plough.

Suspended Stages Inc.

Suspended Stages is our name and our business: sales, service and rental of window washing and suspended access equipment, hoists and scaffolding. Our leadership in the field comes from over 35 years of total family commitment to our customers.

SSI employs more than 30 highly trained professionals dedicated to our founding principals: SAFETY, SERVICE, and INGENUITY. SSI has grown to supply two primary market types: Rental Systems and Permanent Systems. In 1995 SSI opened for business in Burnaby, British Columbia, serving the Greater Vancouver Area, the Lower Mainland and Western Canada.

Key Insurance.

For over 20 years, people and businesses have relied on Key Insurance for all their insurance needs, such as home insurance and commercial insurance. Key Insurance takes care of all your residential and business needs. You can learn about the variety of insurance services available from our website (www.keyins.com), download forms related to your existing coverage, and contact appropriate Key personnel to arrange new coverage.

Houston Landscapes.

Houston Landscaping employees are dedicated to Houston Landscapes and to constantly be pushing to make the company a better place to work, a better and more skilled landscaping company, a more structured and professional organization, and to ensuring the company becomes the most recognized and sought after landscape construction firm in the Greater Vancouver.

Maynard Kischer Stojicevic.

Founded in November, 2002, by Gordon Maynard and Aleksandar Stojicevic, MKS is a firm specializing in Canadian Immigration and Citizenship Law. When Rudolf Kischer joined the firm in 2005, we moved to our current location on the top floor of 1168 Hamilton Street in the historic Yaletown. The firm handles a wide variety of Canadian Immigration issues, with a particular focus in business immigration law, complex immigration litigation and work permit-related matters. The strength of our firm is our in-depth knowledge of not only how immigration law works, but how immigration policy is implemented and the impact it has on processing.

Centurion Electric Ltd.

Centurion Electric has remained small so that it can be flexible in the ever changing world of electronics and controls. We have a very good understanding of all aspects of electrical and electronic design and maintenance. We are proficient in troubleshooting, using many instruments to do so, ranging from multi-meters to oscilloscopes and signal generators. Centurion Electric has worked with many forms of controls including plc, photo electric, servo-drive, and both AC and DC drives. Over the years Centurion Electric has been very fortunate to establish and maintain relationships with specialists in the mechanical, plumbing, engineering and consulting fields. So if you require a turn key project, contact us and see what we can offer.

LMDG Building Code Consultants Ltd.

LMDG Building Code Consultants Ltd. provides a wide range of services tailored to meet specific client objectives and the particular requirements of each design project. LMDG Building Code Consultants Ltd. has a wealth of experience, knowledge and credibility gained from more than 30 years of participation on code and standards committees, and working with enforcement authorities. LMDG provides professional building code, fire protection and life safety co
nsulting services to architects, engineers, building owners, developers, contractors, government agencies, insurers and lawyers. The firm is committed to life safety and property protection through the application of standards and criteria that reflect current knowledge and technology.

Better Bodies.

Better Bodies is Vancouver’s first Synergistic Personal Training and Nutritional Service. Whether you’re a reforming couch-potato or competitive athlete, we have the skills you need to reach your goals. We believe that a healthy body is vital to a happy day-to-day life, and through specialized, creative, enjoyable implementation of healthy eating and regular exercise we aim to help you Move better, Look Better and Feel Better. Better-Bodies is equipped with the skills you need. You will have access to all areas of our expertise and receive a personal attention to detail that only a small, boutique-style training company can provide.

SSC Countertops.

For over 24 years SSC Countertops has proven to the industry that when it comes to custom countertops we produce nothing but the best. Our stone and solid surface is cut and polished with the highest grade Italian CNC machinery. This insures that the customer gets a product that doesn’t just fit right but also looks stunning down to the finest details. Countertops are the focal point of your kitchen; at SSC Countertops we make sure they don’t go unnoticed.

This family-owned business supplies Solid Surface, Architectural Soapstone, Granite and Quartz for residential and commercial applications in the Lower Mainland. At SSC we are proud of the great products and services we provide for our client. SSC Countertops is also proud to support local athletes, sportspeople, and organizations.

Poco Building Supplies.

Port Coquitlam Building Supplies was first established in 1921 and we’re proud to say that we’re still family-owned and operated and the city’s oldest business.

With over 90 years of experience – and four generations of knowledge passed down from our founder, Harry Galer, to current stewards Chris & Jeff Galer – there’s a reason we’re the #1 choice among many contractors, renovators and homeowners across the Lower Mainland.

Our full service lumber yard and home improvement centre is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Port Coquitlam. We specialize in building materials, paint supplies, plumbing and electrical, fencing, decking, drywall and many more home and yard improvement products to suit your need. Whether you’re a builder planning a new construction, or a homeowner with a eye for design – we’re confident you can build on our experience with fantastic results from the many quality assured brands we supply.

With friendly and knowledgeable staff on hand to help plan your project from start to finish, and competitively priced products, we’ll help keep your project on track, on budget and finished to the high standards you’ve come to expect from 92 years of service. Call us today on 604-942-7282 and find out how you can build on our experience!

Jones Lang Lasalle.

Jones Lang LaSalle is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate services and investment management. Their more than 40,000 associates in 1,000 locations in 70 countries serve the local, regional and global real estate needs of those clients, growing the company in the process. In response to changing client expectations and market conditions, they assemble teams of experts who deliver integrated services built on market insight and foresight, sound research and relevant market knowledge. They attract, develop and reward the best, and most diverse, people in the industry, challenging them to develop enduring client relationships built on quality service, collaboration and trust.

CRS Crane Systems.

CRS Cranes was established as an overhead bridge crane service and maintenance company in 1991, CRS thrived by partnering with some of Canada’s major oil sands mining and processing companies. With a goal of being able to meet all of its clients’ overhead lifting and servicing needs, CRS management decided to add a manufacturing division in 1998. The expansion helped position CRS as a one-stop-shop in the overhead bridge crane industry.

Management and staff at CRS are completely customer orientated. Rather than using a cookie-cutter approach, we shape our lifting solutions to meet your needs. Our goal is to consistently deliver innovative and safe solutions that increase productivity and profitability on time, on budget.

Liberty Wine Merchatns.

Liberty Wines are an important piece of the VRC, with its generosity and continual support. The VRC and the Rugby section are proud to be associated with Liberty Wines.

Liberty strives to give customers the best wine experience in
the Vancouver area. Wine drinkers can enter any of our locations knowing that a staff member who is experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about the industry will be available to help. Often recognized as the most popular wine retailer in the Lower Mainland, Liberty is dedicated to evolving its selection for wine lovers to enjoy.
With more than 5,000 wines, Liberty offers our clients a wide variety of bottles to match all budgets.

Metric Civil Contractors Ltd.

Metric Civil Contractors Ltd. is a civil contracting company located in Chilliwack, BC that was founded by Chris Veenstra and Marlon Hall in November, 2012. Marlon and Chris both bring more than 10 years of experience in Civil Construction and Environmental Remediation projects in many regions of Canada from British Columbia all the way to Nunavut. Safety is our first priority for our employees, clients and the public that may be affected by our projects.

Pat O’Gorman – real estate agent.

Pat O’Gorman – Real Estate Agent. Get onside with an experienced realtor with RE/MAX Select Realty; I am as passionate about real estate as I am about rugby! Use my professional experience & comprehensive marketing skills to help you find the perfect home or sell your existing home with maximum return. Feel free to browse my website and call or e-mail me about real estate in the area.
www.patogorman.com  Email: pat@patogorman.com  Cell: 604 813 1521.


Amacon has been a proud supporter of the VRC for many years and continue to be so. Amacon are driven by a passion for detail and a tradition of excellence in design and architecture. Amacon is recognized as one of Canada’s most influential real estate development and construction firms.

Okanagan Spring Brewery.

One of B.C.’s original craft breweries, Okanagan Spring Brewery was founded by Buko von Krosigk and Jakob Tobler: two men determined to offer an alternative to the mainstream beers of the region.

Where better to pursue this endeavour than in a region marked by natural beauty and a history of fine brewing? Established in 1985 and continuing to brew from the same location today, the Okanagan Spring Brewery resides in the heart of B.C.’s treasured Okanagan Valley. Surrounded by B.C.’s Interior Mountains and situated among the beautiful Kalamalka and Okanagan Lakes, it’s the perfect place to brew B.C.’s favourite beers.

On December 31, 1985, the first Okanagan Spring Premium Lager was poured. Buko and Jakob didn’t realize the role that Okanagan Spring would play in popularizing craft brewing, but they did know they’d created a mighty tasty beer.

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