2015 Pumpkin Day

Thank you to everyone who attended our 18th Annual Pumpkin Patch! The pumpkins were the biggest ever, as was the turnout! Kids delighted in having magical balloon creations made by the Go Bonkers team, and beautiful face paint adorned the faces of many children! As always, Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin was a main attraction, Ryan won the 158 pound pumpkin with his guess of 157.4 pounds! Professional photographer Sarah Jane was on site to capture family portraits in our outdoor ‘studio’. Thanks to your generosity we raised $1,522 for ALS BC! We’re already counting down the days until next year.

2015 Canada Day Parade

Team Clarke was thrilled to have a float for the first time in our North Vancouver Canada Day Parade. We enlisted our kids who helped hand out lollipops and Team Clarke tattoos along the parade route. It was great to see so many familiar faces along the way!  

2015 Handsworth Scholarship

We are proud to sponsor an annual scholarship at Handsworth Secondary School. The scholarship is “The Shirley Clarke Memorial Outstanding Community Contribution Award” which is awarded to a student who has given their time to make their community better. This year’s recipient was Andrew Warner, congratulations!  

TEAM CLARKE’S 5th ANNUAL CLUTTER CLEAN-UP

We were thrilled to see all of our clients with their cars full of junk yet again this year! The clutter clean-up is a one stop drop for our clients to get rid of unwanted items such as garbage, recycling, metal, wood, electronics, batteries, cell phones, clothing and household donations. The purpose of this event is to help our clients de-clutter while keeping as much out of the landfill as possible. We recycled a flat bed truck full of electronics, trailers full of metal and wood, and bins and bins of recycling. Through our facebook and twitter accounts we were able to post pictures of household items and baby gear that were in good condition and found them new homes. We accepted donations for ALS BC and raised $6,424 – THANK YOU!!!  

2015 Highlands Spring Fair

Team Clarke is proud to sponsor Highlands Elementary School’s Spring Fair. We have been annual sponsors of the Prize Tent, which is really the best place to be! We love watching the kids deliberate over which toy to choose. This is a great fundraiser for the school’s PAC.  

2015 Lynn Valley Days Parade

Team Clarke was thrilled to once again be a part of the Lynn Valley Days parade. What an amazing community event! This annual event also includes a carnival at Lynn Valley school and lunch under the big tent, great family fun for all.  

2015 Spring Colouring Contest

Congratulations to our Spring Colouring Contest winners, Maria Kate, Spencer & Mason! Thanks to everyone who entered. We love having your art work adorn our office windows.  

Team Clarke’s 14th Annual Client Appreciation Party

Every year Team Clarke thanks our loyal clients with a Client Appreciation Party. This year we returned to our popular movie party. We rented out the entire theatre and invited our clients to enjoy a movie of their choice, this year we had Mockingjay Part 1 or The Penguins of Madagascar. Thanks to everyone who came out to this fun event!  

Team Clarke’s 16th Annual Pumpkin Patch

Wow, what an amazing day!  We had a great turnout at our annual pumpkin patch, thanks to everyone who came out.  We gave away 2,000 pumpkins and with your generosity we raised $2,107 for the ALS Directive in memory of Shirley Clarke.  So many of you had your family & kids’ pictures taken in our pumpkin photo op by professional photographer Kia Porter.  We received over 350 entries in the “Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin” which weighed in at 156 pounds. Kids were really excited to have our balloon artists create whatever they could dream up!  It was a memorable event, we can’t wait for next year!  

Hallowe’en in Edgemont Village

Every Hallowe’en the merchants of Edgemont Village open their doors to everyone from princess Elsa to Spiderman. This year the weather couldn’t have been better and the village was packed with kids, parents and merchants in costume with sacks full of candy and other goodies. The Edgemont Village Business Association believes in giving back to our community, and as such we invite The Family Services of North Shore to set up a tent during this event to collect donations from trick or treaters.  

EDGEMONT VILLAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Every year Edgemont Village hosts “Evenings in Edgemont” a Friday night concert series featuring a variety of local bands. This popular family friendly event is made possible by the generous support of the merchants of Edgemont Village. This year, Team Clarke sponsored a concert by the Day Trippers, a Beatles tribute band. We gave away bags of popcorn and could barely keep up with the demand! What a fun filled family event!  

2014 Canada Day Parade

Team Clarke was thrilled to have a float for the first time in our North Vancouver Canada Day Parade. We enlisted our kids who helped hand out lollipops and Team Clarke tattoos along the parade route. It was great to see so many familiar faces along the way!  

TEAM CLARKE’S 4th ANNUAL CLUTTER CLEAN-UP

We were thrilled to see all of our clients with their cars full of junk yet again this year! The clutter clean-up is a one stop drop for our clients to get rid of unwanted items such as garbage, recycling, metal, wood, electronics, batteries, cell phones, clothing and household donations. The purpose of this event is to help our clients de-clutter while keeping as much out of the landfill as possible. We recycled a flat bed truck full of electronics, trailers full of metal and wood, and bins and bins of recycling. Through our facebook and twitter accounts we were able to post pictures of household items and baby gear that were in good condition and found them new homes. We accepted donations for The ALS Directive in memory of Shirley Clarke and you helped us raise $6,313 – THANK YOU!!!  

Team Clarke’s 14th Annual Client Appreciation Party

A private skating party at Karen Magnussen Recreation Centre Every year Team Clarke thanks our loyal clients with a Client Appreciation Party. We held our event just before Christmas and were grateful for the opportunity to thank all of our loyal clients and celebrate the holidays at the same time. Santa even took time away from his busy holiday schedule to make a visit..who knew Santa could skate so well? He must have his own skating rink in the North Pole! It was great to see so many kids honing their skills on the rink, some pros doing twirls and the hockey dads getting out there with their families. The event was catered by Whole Foods and we had great door prizes as well!  

Hallowe’en in Edgemont Village

Every Hallowe’en the merchants of Edgemont Village open their doors to everyone from spooky ghosts to adorable elephants. This year the weather couldn’t have been better and the village was packed with kids, parents and merchants in costume with sacks full of candy and other goodies. The Edgemont Village Business Association believes in giving back to our community, and as such we invite The Family Services of North Shore to set up a tent during this event to collect donations from trick or treaters.  

Team Clarke’s 16th Annual Pumpkin Patch

Wow, what an amazing day!  We had our busiest pumpkin patch ever, thanks to everyone who came out.  We gave away 2,000 pumpkins and with your generosity we raised $1,895 for the ALS Directive in memory of Shirley Clarke.  So many of you had your family & kids' pictures taken in our pumpkin photo op by professional photographer Robin Bonner.  We received over 400 entries in the "Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin"; congratulations to Sophia Afshar who guessed correctly and won the 160 pound pumpkin.  New this year, kids enjoyed our pumpkin bean bag toss.  It was a truly memorable event, we can't wait for next year!  

2nd ANNUAL EDGEMONT VILLAGE OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT

The village was filled with families for the 2nd annual Edgemont Village outdoor movie night sponsored by The Edgemont Village Business Association. This year's movie was "The Croods". A few raindrops fell, but we are Vancouverites after all, and stuck it out to enjoy a great movie with the kids!  

EDGEMONT VILLAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Every year Edgemont Village hosts "Evenings in Edgemont" a Friday night concert series featuring a variety of local bands. This popular family friendly event is made possible by the generous support of the merchants of Edgemont Village. This year, Team Clarke sponsored a concert by Rumba Calzata. Kids enjoyed entering Team Clarke's Summer Colouring Contest under our tent. What a fun filled family event!  

TEAM CLARKE'S 3rd ANNUAL CLUTTER CLEAN-UP

Back by popular demand, this Spring Team Clarke held their 3rd annual clutter clean-up. This is not the prettiest of our events, but it is definitely the most useful of all of them! The clutter clean up is a one stop drop for our clients to get rid of unwanted items such as garbage, recycling, metal, wood, electronics, batteries, cell phones, clothing and household donations. We filled 2 large bins with garbage, a flat bed truck full of electronics, trailers full of metal and wood, and bins of recycling. We accepted donations for The ALS Directive in memory of Shirley Clarke and you helped us raise $5,996 – THANK YOU!!!  

TEAM CLARKE'S 13th ANNUAL CLIENT APPRECIATION PARTY

A private skating party at Harry Jerome Recreation Centre Every year Team Clarke thanks their loyal clients with a Client Appreciation Party. Our first client appreciation party ever was a skating party and we decided it was time for another! We held our event on December 23rd and were grateful for the opportunity to thank all of our loyal clients and celebrate the holidays at the same time. It was great to see kids skating for the first time with their parents, and some pros making the rounds on the ice. The event was catered by Whole Foods and we had great door prizes as well!