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The Rotary Club of Vancouver Quadra has joined with the Salvation
Army - Harbour Light and the BC Association of Podiatrists to hold "Downtown Eastside Foot Clinic".
Over four hundred street people were served in March, June &
September so far this year. Street people attending were able to wash
From the energy, trees, water and other resources needed to manufacture cards... to the pollution and carbon footprint involved in delivering them... to the waste of disposing of millions upon millions of them every year... isn't it time the holiday greeting card died a quiet, dignified death?
A show on this weekend that may be of interest to consumers (that's everyone) and musical theatre lovers (okay, not everyone):
The Church of Pointless Consumerism Friday, December 15 thru Sunday, December 17, 8pm Cambrian Hall - 215 East 17th Ave. at Main in Vancouver tickets $10-$15 (sliding scale)
It's being put on by The Work Less Party, who promote the idea that we should "Work Less, Consume Less, Live More", and is described as a "hilarious, satirical, musical theatre extravaganza" and "a christmas pageant that will have viewers on the edge of their pews" (does that sell it to ya?)
"Traveling evangelist, Peter Proffet the Prophet of Profit, along with his gospel choir are fully prepared to storm the city of Vancouver with the good words of Consumerism, Production, and more, more, MORE! The message will stir the congregation of faithful customers, and it comes with a lifetime guarantee of conversion for the *gasp* skeptics among us.
With wild sing-a-long musical numbers, dance routines and faith healing, The Church of Pointless Consumerism comes in a sexy package of enlightening, entertaining, down-home religious rejuvenation."