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Celebrating 15 Years
  
The Vancouver International Writers (and Readers) Festival
 
 Presenting a world of words on Granville Island, October 23-27, 2002
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Special Thanks

A Great Big Gala Thank You

This year’s Writers Festival Gala fundraiser at the Pan Pacific Hotel raised over $15,000 to help support Spreading the Word, our education program. Many thanks to the Gala committee chair Yulanda Faris and committee members Virginia Aulin, Sandra Garossino, Helen Harris, Lise Kirchner and Bonnie Sheldon, and to Gala donors Bolder Investments Partners, Inc., Canreal Management Corporation, Michael and Joy Phelps, Aurelia Jewels, Bloom’n Winkle Floral Design, Hester Creek Winery and Pan Pacific Hotel. A special thank you to emcee Bill Richardson, musician Bill Sample, Austin Clarke, C.C. (Chris) Humphreys and Sheri-D Wilson.

A special thank you to the following for their cooperation and contributions:

Max Adrien, Churchill Secondary
Louis Anctil
Axis Theatre/Vancouver International Comedy Festival
Greg Bellerby/Charles H. Scott Gallery
Brenda Berck
Patricia Crowe
Paule Desgroseilliers, BC Teachers’ Federation
East India Carpets
Marc Fournier, Sophia Books
Granville Island Maintenance Crew
Anne Green/Wordfest
LA Translations & Design
Members of the Editors’ Association of Canada:
        Ann Marie Metten, Lesley Cameron, North West Bungalow
Kathleen Oliver
Renée Paris
Catherine Petillon, Alliance Française
Playwrights Theatre Centre
Patricia Shields
Hilary Spicer, Vancouver School Board
Grant Tufts
Lorenz von Fersen
Robin Wall

 




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