The GOODS from Ocean Wise
Vancouver, BC | Vancouver Aquarium’s 7th Annual Night at the Aquarium, presented by PCL Constructors, is set to make waves with Vancouver’s finest on June 13, 2013. The gala fundraiser celebrates and supports the Aquarium’s conservation, research and education efforts. Join host CTV’s Mike Killeen, along with Vancouver’s finest chefs and restaurants serving exquisite Ocean Wise inspired creations paired with international wines. Bid on incredible live – and silent – auction items, from a sturgeon fishing trip with Rick Hansen to a unique sleep over with the Aquarium’s beautiful beluga whales. The 2012 gala raised over $300,000 to support the Vancouver Aquarium’s conservation, research and education initiatives and programs. The goal for 2013 is to continue to raise these much needed funds to support and grow these important programs. Details after the jump…
WHAT | 7th annual Night at the Aquarium gala
WHEN | Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7pm | VIP reception starts at 6pm
WHAT | 15 top Ocean Wise chefs creating tasting plates
International & local wines
Live and silent auctions and raffle
Live musical entertainment
PRICE | Main event: $300 per ticket
VIP reception: $3,000 for a “virtual table” of eight
Available at www.nightattheaquarium.org or by calling 604-659-3473
WHERE | Vancouver Aquarium | Stanley Park, Avison Way, Vancouver, B.C.
About Ocean Wise™
The Ocean Wise symbol next to a menu or seafood item is the Vancouver Aquarium’s assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice. With over 3,100 Ocean Wise partner locations across Canada, Ocean Wise makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.
The Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program works directly with restaurants, markets, food services and suppliers to ensure they have the most current scientific information regarding sustainable seafood and to help them make ocean-friendly buying decisions. The options are highlighted on their menus and display cases with the Ocean Wise symbol, making it easier for consumers to make ocean-friendly seafood choices.
Ocean Wise recently launched the Ocean Wise iPhone application—an easy-to-use app that provides consumers with over 3,100 Ocean Wise restaurants, markets and supplier venues from coast to coast, and a comprehensive list of ocean-friendly seafood options. The Ocean Wise iPhone app is continuously updated with ocean-friendly seafood options and Ocean Wise partners spanning Victoria to Halifax.
Learn more at www.oceanwise.ca.