Culinary Arts among those chosen

  • Oct. 31, 2012 2:00 p.m.

Eleven BC Ideas Finalists for the People’s Choice Investment have been announced. With 466 strong innovations to evaluate, it was no easy task to select these top entries, according to organizers. However, after careful review from the panel of expert judges they have chosen the following to be considered for the three $15,000 People’s Choice Investments.Now it’s your turn to decide which three finalists will each win $15,000 by going to www.bcideas.ca and voting for your favourite three!·Beauty Night·OMVC Culinary Arts·BC Community Investment Funds·Local Peer-to-Peer Micro Lending·FirstVoices Language Revitalization·Keeping Vulnerable Families Together·Inn Home Support – Homelessness Prevention Program·Landsongs·Early Entrepreneurs Experiment·Aboriginal eMentoring BC·InclusionWorks!Here’s how you vote:·Go to www.bcideas.ca and click on “Vote” during the two week voting period from October 26 at 9am through November 9th at 5pm·Vote for up to three of your favourite finalists. You may only vote once for any individual finalist·Stay tuned for the announcement of the People’s Choice Investment winners soon after November 9.Remember to join the BC Ideas community to learn more about social innovation going on in BC and learn about upcoming BC Ideas opportunities!

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