Social Media Club Vancouver

Social Media Club Vancouver

September 10, 2010 16:30 ET

Social Media Club Vancouver Hosts First Geek Gourmet Dinner September 21st in Support of Local Documentary

Gastown's Celebrated Salt Cellar a Fitting Location for "With Glowing Hearts" Benefit

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2010) - Forget Eat, Pray, Love. At the first-ever Geek Gourmet Dinner hosted by Social Media Club Vancouver, the central theme will be Meet, Eat, and Give Back.

Limited to 40 registrants, the special dinner will be held Tuesday, September 21st, from 7-9pm at The Salt Cellar, and organized by Melody "Gourmet" Fury of Vancouver Food Tour. Below Salt Tasting Room in Blood Alley, one of restaurateur Sean Heather's celebrated Gastown eateries, The Salt Cellar is a unique space which on Friday and Saturday nights doubles the capacity of Salt. SMCYVR members will be on hand to network, chat about all things geeky, and generally demystify the cloudy world of social media.

Admission is $40. A portion of the evening's proceeds will assist in the post-production of the independent Vancouver documentary "With Glowing Hearts", which focuses on four Vancouver activists and artists living and working in the Downtown East Side and how their lives are changed through social media and community during the 2010 Winter Olympics.

"It's a story that deserves to be told, the dream of two dedicated film-makers who witnessed a community transformed by social media," said Lorraine Murphy, president of SMCYVR. "We're excited to play a part in the grass-roots fund-raising efforts underway to complete this film and release it to a world-wide audience."

To register, go to

About Vancouver Food Tour
Local food writer Melody Fury guides culinary tours of hidden restaurant gems throughout the city's most vibrant neighbourhoods to ensure a personal, informative, and interactive journey. Follow Melody on Twitter @GourmetFury or Vancouver Food Tour @VanFoodTour. Check out the website at

About Social Media Club Vancouver
Launched in January 2010, Social Media Club Vancouver (SMCYVR) is a chapter of Social Media Club, a worldwide trade organization focusing on social media in business. Anyone is able to join Social Media Club, and we welcome volunteers to help with our organization and events. For more information, visit,, or follow us on Twitter at @SMCYVR.

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