Help Save ReCharge from Cancellation!

⚠️URGENT: ReCharge on the verge of CANCELLATION⚠️ ReCharge needs a producer ASAP, or unfortunately GVIAS will be forced to cancel the event. ReCharge, typically in February or March, is an important fundraiser for our local artists and theme camps. Volunteering as a producer is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in event production – and mentoring is available if needed! The Pro... »

ReCharge Needs You

❄️Urgently in Need of ReCharge Producers!❄️ Dear Community, We need your help to put on ReCharge, our annual late-winter fundraising event. Are you looking to share or upgrade your skills, and to take your radical participation to a whole new level? ReCharge is a great opportunity to gain experience in event production – and mentoring is available! A producer needs to be identified no later ... »

Dustcovery Needs Your Help!

Dustcovery 2019 is happening! Exciting changes afoot; announcements coming soon! What better way to stave off ‘Winter is Coming’ blues than by volunteering? Dustcovery is a great opportunity to put in some volunteer hours to qualify for the volunteer sale (4-19 hours) or a directed ticket (20+ hours) for Burn in the Forest 2020! Dustcovery takes a great group of Team Leads and their volunteers to ... »

Dustcovery Needs Your Help!

DUSTCOVERY NEEDS YOUR HELP! Do you know of an awesome venue? Please let us know! Dustcovery’s producers have investigated a number of venues but have not yet found a home for Dustcovery 2019. Basic Requirements: Minimum capacity: 1200 1000 inside with the option for outdoor space to add at least 200 more people Outdoor space:  Based on the GVIAS tents, sound stage if possible with permitting... »

Conduct Committee Vetting Process

  Dear GVIAS members, In response to our recent call for additional Conduct Committee Applicants, the following candidates have applied: Wendy Niessen (wendybunny) Genevieve Jessie Blair (Astrodite) Katherine (Katie) Hyslop Siobhan O’Meara (Fox in a Box) As part of our selection process, we are asking you, as GVIAS members, for feedback as to whether you consider each volunteer to be a ... »

Legacy Ticket Program opens today!

A reminder that Legacy Ticket applications open today! Please see below background information and apply here: GVIAS Legacy Ticketing Program Legacy Ticket Program Background: Over the years, GVIAS Board of Directors has received inquiries from long time former community leaders who want to attend our events, but have been unable to secure a ticket. Those leaders have since “retired” or stepped aw... »

Update: Medical Event at Burn in the Forest on Sunday, July 15th

Dear BITF 2018 Participants and GVIAS members, On Sunday morning, July 15, 2018 at 8:15 am, a participant collapsed in the field camping area at Burn in the Forest. He was attended to immediately by participants, who started CPR, and by an ER doctor and medics, within the first 10 minutes; an ambulance was also called. Unfortunately, pending a confirmation by autopsy, the participant appears to ha... »

GVIAS News Letter – February 22nd, 2017

GVIAS Newsletter AGM Announced – March 23rd, 7 PM! Three Board Seats Available! Upcoming Dates (AGM, BitF & Recharge)!   AGM Date Announcement Mark your calendars, the AGM for GVIAS has been set! March 23rd, 7 PM The Croatian Cultural Center – (The Coat Room) We’d like to welcome all society members to join us in the most exhilaratingly bureaucratic time of year! See how you c... »

Member Update – November 13th 2013

Greetings GVIAS members, It’s been nearly 8 months since the AGM, and the Board of Directors miss you! So we are having another General Meeting this month! On November 24th at 1pm we will be meeting at St James Community Centre, 3214 W 10th Ave. We can’t wait to tell you about all the stuff we’ve been up to since we last met.  We’ll present you with fun stuff like new committees and policies…... »

Save the Date: Upcoming General Meeting

Sunday, November 24th, 1pm – 4pm The Board of Directors invites members to come and participate in this important meeting. This is a chance for you to be a part of some of the work the society has been doing and affect how we move forward. Your vote counts, so please mark off this time in your calendars.  We anticipate there will be a social time after the business portion of the meeting and... »

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