Blood Ties four directions

Music for a cause

Music for a cause

Local musicians Keitha Clark and Graeme Poile donated the proceeds from their new EP to Whitehorse’s Community Outreach Van.

Wines With a Cause

Wine-lovers will descend on the High Country Convention Centre on Thursday, October 19, for the 26th edition of the Rendezvous Rotary Wine Festival. These grape connoisseurs will have over 200 wines available for sampling and tasting. Those lucky enough to hold one of the 100 priority tasting tickets secured one of the hottest tickets in …

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Creating Healthy Communities

United Way Yukon is a charity that raises money to fund Yukon organizations. Its mandate is to fund programs that enhance the “physical, mental and social well-being” of Yukoners. So says Brian Bonia, who is United Way Yukon’s campaign cabinet director. It is a volunteer position. An example of these organizations are Blood Ties Four …

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Walking to make a difference

What difference can 20 minutes make? Patricia Bacon, executive director of Blood Ties Four Directions (which hosts the Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life) says, “It’s our single biggest fundraiser that we have each year.” Her tone is relaxed but serious. “Money raised at this event stays in the Yukon. This year we have set an …

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