Sunday March 11, 2012


A Night of Magic

Ryan Walter to Host Pathway to Hope Gala March 31

Submitted by Carol Petkau, FVBIA


cquired Brain injury is the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 45. Thousands of people in BC are affected by acquired brain injury each year.


Over the past eight years, the Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association has helped over 1500 people with acquired brain injuries and their families connect with their communities.

We hope you will join us in this effort by joining us for our Annual Pathway to Hope Gala: An Evening of Magic.


This elegant event features two-time World Champion Magician Shawn Farquhar . Shawn Farquhar has been entertaining audiences around the globe for over two decades. His magic has been seen on Television shows like the X-Files and Highlander, in Motion Pictures like Spooky House and the Fly II.


We will also be dancing to the jazz stylings of the Usual Suspects Band a well known local Vancouver Band that has received rave reviews from all that have heard them.

The evening will be hosted by Ryan Walter, President of the Abbotsford Heat Hockey Club.

Guest Speaker – Kim Pemberton, Vancouver Sun

Guest appearance and picture taking opportunities by Nick Hebeler, alumni to the BC Lions and one time member of their Dream Team.

The gala begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Northview Golf and Country Club at 6857-168th St. Surrey, B.C.

Tickets are $100 each and include dinner and dancing, entertainment and opportunities to win fabulous prizes including a two night stay, golf and kayaking at the Port Ludlow Resort, Port Ludlow, Washington.

For more information and to purchase tickets, call 604-557-1913 or email here or connect online by visiting

Contact: Freddy O’Brien, Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association, #204-2890 Garden Street, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 4W7

Phone: 604-557-1913 Toll-Free: 1-866-557-1913 Fax: 604-850-2527

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