thanks to our 2016 sponsors
The Arms Pub has been a Treasures of Christmas sponsor since 2009 and for the fourth year running they are the Treasures of Christmas Presenting Sponsor as well as Wine Sponsor. For many years now the Arms Pub has hosted our weekly Meat Draw which has become a steady source of funds for Crossroads Hospice Society. This year, they also added a football pool to their fundraising efforts for our Society! We are very grateful for their support and we encourage you to drop in at 3261 Coast Meridian Road, Port Coquitlam, to participate in the Friday night Meat Draw, football pool and enjoy some delicious pub food and drink.
IAFF Port Moody Firefighters represents firefighters proudly serving and protecting the citizens of Port Moody, BC. We are Local 2399 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, an organization now over 300,000 members strong. In addition to minimizing the loss of life and property from fire and natural or man-made emergencies, the department also conducts public education, safety and fire prevention programs. The firefighters of Port Moody are proud of their contribution to charitable organizations in their community, and at the provincial and national levels. All fundraising and public appearances by firefighters is happily volunteered time.
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver (formerly the Boulevard Casino) is home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. As one of the Great Canadian Casino entertainment properties, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has over the last 10 years, played an important community role in the Tri-Cities. Either through time, talent or treasure, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has supported numerous community and charity organizations with a focus on groups right here in the Tri-Cities.
Ocean View Funeral Home
As North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, the Dignity Memorial® network is the name families turn to for compassionate and professional final arrangements. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 500,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. Forest Lawn & Ocean View Funeral Homes are Dignity Memorial funeral homes with access to exclusive benefits as well as professional funeral arrangements and burial services.
Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest port and the fourth largest tonnage port in North America, responsible for Canada’s trade with more than 160 world economies. Located in a naturally beautiful setting on Canada’s west coast, Port of Vancouver is responsible for the efficient and reliable movement of goods and passengers, and integrates environmental, social and economic sustainability initiatives into all areas of port operations. Port of Vancouver is committed to meaningful engagement with the communities in which it operates and the shared obligation to improve the quality of life for Canadians. Enabling the trade of approximately $184 billion in goods annually, the port generates an estimated 100,000 jobs, $6.1 billion in wages, and $9.7 billion in GDP across Canada. As a non-shareholder, financially self-sufficient corporation established by the Government of Canada, Port of Vancouver operates pursuant to the Canada Marine Act, and is accountable to the elected federal Minister of Transport.
K+S Potash Canada GP (KSPC) and Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd. (PCT) signed an agreement in April 2014 for the construction of a new potash handling facility at PCT’s bulk handling facility in Port Moody. This new structure will be used for the handling, storage and distribution of potash products from KSPC’s Legacy Project mine site in Saskatchewan. But our partnership doesn’t end there: K+S Potash Canada and Pacific Coast Terminals also share a commitment to supporting the local communities. We are proud to support the Crossroads Treasures of Christmas Fundraising Gala, and the communities that the Crossroads Hospice Society serves.
Pacific Coast Terminals is one of the most advanced bulk terminals around the globe. Established in 1929, PCT’s early years were in New Westminster, British Columbia, at the current site of the Westminster Quay Public Market, handling numerous commodities. In 1960, PCT expanded to Port Moody and switched to handling sulphur, ethylene glycol, coal and potash. More than fifty years later, the company has grown into one the world’s largest sulphur export terminal, and one of the largest bulk liquid terminals in the Port of Vancouver. During this time, Pacific Coast Terminals has also become an integral part of Port Moody. An ongoing supporter of arts, cultural and environmental initiatives in the community, PCT is also one of the largest industrial employers in the City.
Canstar Restorations’ 3 locations provide 24/7 emergency response, quality controlled, full service fire and water damage restoration for any size commercial or residential disaster. Call 604.549.0099 / 1.866.578.3138 anytime to reach our round the clock call center staff. Canstar’s staff provide expert water and sewage extraction; sophisticated mobile structural drying, moisture detection; professional vandalism and storm board-ups and restoration; contents pack-out, cleaning and storage featuring inventory listing with photo documentation; ultrasonic cleaning; electronics cleaning and restoration; mould remediation / Asbestos abatement; trauma scene clean-up.
Secret Location is a destination concept store, a place of sartorial creativity and intellectual expression. The 7,500+ sq. ft. store houses new, thought-provoking and limited run pieces that embrace creative ingenuity, quality craftsmanship and bold thinking. Discover men’s and women’s fashion, home, beauty, and literature. A place to escape, be in the moment, and become inspired.
DS90 Media is a video production company that produces professional corporate, wedding, and event videos. Our videos provide a lasting impression for it’s viewers.
Darla Furlani Photography is a full-service photography studio specializing in weddings and portraits as well as a wide range of commercial photography. Darla has been documenting special events and milestones for nearly 30 years. Check out her weddings and portraits at www.darlafurlaniphotography.com → She is well known in the Tri-Cities community for outstanding photography as well as her generosity with her time to so many worthy causes such as the Crossroads Hospice Treasures of Christmas. For more information please call: 604-240-1069
The Arthur Murray Dance Studio in the Tri-Cities continues the legacy of great dancing instruction started by Arthur Murray himself in 1912. Arthur Murray Studio teaches all levels from beginner to advanced and specializes in the partnership dances: Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Salsa and more. Learning to dance is mental and physical exercise full of novel experiences, new skills, laughter and meeting new people. The Arthur Murray teaching method is a remarkably efficient system of learning. We help people prepare for cruises, weddings, Christmas parties – anywhere the physical and social skills of a good dancer are useful. We teach both social and competitive styles of ballroom dancing. Call us today for a free private lesson: 604.552.3052.
VIP Travel has been serving the lower mainland for over 24 years. Located at 815 1st Street, New Westminster, VIP Travel is headed by a former banker from the United Kingdom with a business degree. The financial acumen of our President has also been instrumental in helping VIP’s corporate clients adopt strategies to shave tens of thousands of dollars from their travel budgets. VIP has over 3000 clients and its success can be attributed primarily to existing client referrals.
Our areas of expertise include: Corporate Travel – Personal & Vacation – Groups – Cruises – Destination Weddings & Honeymoons
VIP has been Crossroad’s “Treasures of Christmas” major Raffle Sponsor for the past 5 years and has helped this great cause raise thousands of dollars each year.
With low or no service fees combined with outstanding customer service 24/7, VIP Travel is well positioned to help you with ALL your travel needs. Check us out at www.viptravel.ca or call us at 604.522.3020
At WestJet, we’ve always been about people and our investment in the community is no exception. WestJet is proud of the social investment we make in the communities we serve. As part of WestJet’s responsible growth, our culture of caring extends beyond our aircraft and our airports and into the community at large. Across Canada we are putting ideas into action through two community investment programs. WestJet Cares for Kids works with six national charities that impact child’s health and wellness issues. WestJetters Caring for Our Community supports WestJetters who give their time and passions to organizations in their communities. Both programs empower WestJet owners to be active participants in giving back to the communities where we live and work.
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In 2012, Kinder Morgan Canada announced its proposed plan to expand the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline System – from Edmonton, AB to Burnaby, BC – following strong commitments from its customers. The proposed $5.4 billion project will increase capacity on the pipeline from approximately 300,000 bpd to 890,000 bpd. For 60 years, the 1,150 km Trans Mountain pipeline system has been safely and efficiently providing the only West Coast access for Canadian oil products. The project will increase the value of Canadian oil by unlocking access to world markets. And lead to new jobs, both short and long term, job-related training opportunities, and increased taxes collected by all three levels of government.
We believe that your business is our business and that if you succeed, we succeed. That philosophy is at the center of everything we do. It is why we work hard to deliver the highest-quality products and services on time and within budget. It is why we strive to provide all our customers with first-class service each and every day. We love what we do. There is no greater satisfaction than delivering a finished product that helps our client reach their goals and objectives. Every day we take ownership of our customers’ projects and see them through from concept to completion. It’s an exciting and rewarding process.
Since 1998, Roxy Design has been setting companies apart with creative and effective graphic design that continues to exceed client expectations. We work with a broad range of clients, assisting them in meeting their specific goals. We take them step-by-step through the design process, working closely with them to create brand identities, print collateral, websites, displays, advertisements and packaging. We believe consistent communication of your business identity through intelligent design makes all the difference in setting your organization apart. Check us out at www.roxydesign.com or call us 604.474.2128
Sandpiper Signs & Decals Inc., winner of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce 2011 Small Business of the Year award, is a full service sign and decal manufacturing company. We have established an excellent reputation, serving many recognized companies and clients in the immediate region, as well as throughout British Columbia and the rest of Canada. We produce top quality signs, decals, banners, trade show displays, vehicle markings, and point of purchase materials by way of wide format digital printing, cut vinyl graphics, and screen printing. Our dedicated staff are committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our many clients and prospects
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The Tri-City News has been a Crossroads Hospice Society supporter since 2002 and is your source of news, events and stories in the communities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra. Started in 1985, The Tri-City News is an award-winning paper publishing twice a week: Wednesdays and Fridays. You’ll find the most comprehensive information available on news, local issues, politics, sports, community events, and arts and culture in both our online and print publications. As well, you’ll find a healthy dose of readers’ opinions and the opportunity to express your own. So read our stories, browse our web site, and let your voice be heard on what matters to you. Your stories. Your community. Your newspaper.
Cotton Auctions and Appraisals is located 102 – 1525 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam, BC. We are a full service auction facility, conducting a wide range of auctions, including general merchandise, antiques, bankruptcy auctions, and business liquidations. Goods are accepted on a consignment or sometimes by direct cash purchase. Merchandise includes antiques, collectibles, new and used furniture, appliances, gold and silver jewellery, and miscellaneous items. For everyday needs, gifts, and that one of a kind treasure, come to Cotton Auctions! A live public auction is held every Tuesday in Port Coquitlam. On-line bidding is also available through LiveAuctionWorld.
With over 30 years experience as a professional auctioneer, Randy Hind is a consummate professional who has always supported charities by volunteering his time and expertise.
John Cotton is a professional auctioneer and long-time local business owner who believes in giving back to the community. He is happy to support Crossroads
As owner and designer of Port Moody’s newest fresh-only floral sensation, I would like to extend an invitation for you to experience Vivio Flower Gallery. Over the last 15 years I have developed and perfected my floral design skills, using different textures, materials and shapes. Along with a great group of international designers, I create memorable arrangements for your home/office, weddings, social events, and many other occasions. Please take a look at our flower gallery for samples of our work. I look forward to providing you with beautiful fresh pieces of art for all of your shared moments.
They are a full-service event planning and party rental company. From weddings and showers to corporate events and birthday parties, they can assist you in planning your special event from start to finish. Serving the Coquiltam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody area.
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Burquitlam Funeral Home is proudly family-owned since 1964. Funeral and memorial services are an essential part of the healing process and our team of professionals understands the importance of a compassionate, personal approach as well as diligent attention to detail. We will work with you to find the most meaningful service that will pay a fitting tribute to your loved one. At Burquitlam Funeral Home, we pride ourselves on our facilities and state of the art amenities, such as web-casting and on-line Book of Memories. We also understand that grief is a journey you should not go through alone. Our Family Care Counselor is available for aftercare bereavement support, as well as to assist with funeral pre-planning. We also offer a very popular annual Candlelight Service in December. Please call 604-936-9987, or visit our website at
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The Drysdale Bacon McStravick LLP lawyers and staff are pleased to be involved in many aspects of community development and we are proud to support the important work of Crossroads Hospice Society in our community.
Drysdale Bacon McStravick LLP strives to provide clear answers to your legal questions, to explain your options and to help you find the best solution to your legal issues. The DBM legal team has developed expertise in a variety of practice areas including wills and estates, personal injury, and real estate. Please visit us at dbmlaw.ca or call 604.939.8321
Built in the Tri-Cities area in 1999, First Memorial Funeral Services© Burkeview Chapel is located in suburban Port Coquitlam, approximately 30 kilometres east of Vancouver. All of our services are designed to help our client families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to helping our client families with compassionate, professional and personal service. Today, we’re proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of 2,000 funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.
Established in 1991, Ranger West Financial & Insurance Services Inc. acts as benefit advisors to over 300 firms in the Greater Vancouver area. We work with all the major Group Insurance Carriers in Canada and are the exclusive advisors for The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan® in the Tri-Cities region. In addition to traditional insured plans, Ranger West Financial also offers Health and Welfare Trusts, and Self-Insurance options to Firms of 20 or more employees. With a combined experience of over 40 years in Employee Benefits advice, the Ranger West team has the expertise needed in today’s rapidly changing benefit environment. Whether you presently have a plan or are looking at one for the first time, Ranger West has the know-how to deliver the quality coverage you deserve at the most competitive rates available. More questions? No problem… Contact us at
Rose Miller is an accomplished member of the Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia and a dedicated member of the business community. She was commissioned and appointed as a Notary Public in 1989 and has been in practice in the Burnaby-Coquitlam area since 1992 and prior to that was employed in the legal field for over 10 years. Her long years of service and commitment to this field has earned her a solid reputation with a satisfied clientele from all walks of life.
Rose and her team of highly experienced and reliable staff aim to provide the public with honest, prompt and professional services in a friendly atmosphere at a very reasonable and competitive price. Please call us at 604.420.6671 or visit our website for more information …