Why We Must Pay Attention to Cambodia

Why We Must Pay Attention to Cambodia

Cambodia is in the midst of serious reform. Suspicion of election fraud is still in the headlines, accusations of large-scale human rights abuses are rampant, and sweatshop factory workers are threatening to unionize, provoking violent resistance against the organizers. Moreover, a massive economic land concession crisis has resulted in nearly

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A River Changes Course: Sneak Peak

A River Changes Course: Sneak Peak

“Today,” remarks Sav Samourn, “everyone needs land.”
Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at Sundance, A River Changes Course tells the story of three families living in contemporary Cambodia as they face hard choices forced by rapid development and struggle to maintain their traditional ways of life as

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A River Changes Course: A Message from the Director

A River Changes Course: A Message from the Director

“My first trip to Cambodia was in 1998, only seventeen years after my family fled this war-torn country. I was shocked by much of what I saw – the poverty, desperation, and corruption that plagued the country. But I was also deeply affected by the beauty that surrounded me –

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A River Changes Course

A River Changes Course

Cambodia is in the midst of a massive economic land concessions crisis, resulting in nearly 2.2 million hectares of land being reallocated from farmers and villagers to private firms. Since 2003, over 40,000 Cambodians have been affected by these large-scale land grabs. As companies push in to clear forests for

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Halloween for Hunger

Guest post from Starr LoFranco, Speroway staff member and youth leader at Highview Community Church.
 
On Wednesday night, the youth group at Highview Community Church dressed up and braved the dreary weather to collect non-perishable food items for Speroway! This is the 3rd year in a row that our

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Blue & White Gala: Keynote Part 1

Part one from our Blue & White Gala and a promo from that event have actually been up on your YouTube channel for a little while. We also wanted to share this video with those of you that come here to read our blog and catch up on the latest

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Blue & White Gala: Sponsor Video

This video was featured at our Annual Blue & White Gala, held April 9, 2011 in Burlington, ON. The fundraiser and video helped highlight important corporate partnerships. The evening also featured a keynote address from VP-COO, Cliff Cline and an interview with Lynda Kuhn, VP, Maple Leaf Canada about the

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BLUE & WHITE UPDATE: SOLD OUT

This event is sold out.  Tickets are no longer available.
The evening begins at 6:00PM with cash bar, silent auction and entertainment.  Dinner begins at 7:00PM.
Questions: 1.877.382.2262

 

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Tickets for Speroway Blue & White Gala

If you are looking to purchase tickets to the upcoming Speroway Blue & White Gala, please visit (click) speroway.com/blue-white-gala.
The evening begins at 6:00PM with cash bar, silent auction and entertainment.  Dinner begins at 7:00PM.
Questions: 1.877.382.2262

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SPEROWAY BLUE & WHITE GALA COMING SOON!

This is a reminder that you are invited to join us in Burlington, ON on April 9th as we celebrate together at the 3rd Annual Speroway Blue & White Gala.
We have some very exciting news to share with you that night so we definitely want you to be there

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BLUE & WHITE GALA: NEW LOCATION

Please join us in Burlington, ON on April 9th as we celebrate together at the 3rd Annual Speroway Blue & White Gala.
This is an opportunity for you to join with others in the life saving work of feeding children.
This year’s event will feature live entertainment and a silent

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HAITI FUNDRAISER: DINNER PROGRAM

We are looking forward to the Haiti Fundraiser coming up on September 24, 2010 in Burlington, ON.  Tickets are still available for this special evening gathering.
The evening program looks like it will provide a great deal of insight into Haiti:
Program:Doors Open ~ 6:00 PMDinner ~ 7:00 PMSpeakers for

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