Please join us in collaboration with Hastings Crossing BIA and EMBERS Eastside Works to celebrate the official launch of the Exchange Inner City Eastside Local Card on Friday, June 8th from 1pm-4pm!
To register for the free event, please see the link below:
If you're a resident of the Downtown Eastside come by and get your very own Local Card, learn more about how it works, and get to know some of the participating businesses that you can use it at! If you're a business, come on out to connect with community and sign up to be a participating Local Card business partner.
Opening remarks and a presentation about the Eastside Local Card will occur between 1pm-2pm. From 2pm-4pm will be an open house style event to celebrate the launch of this new initiative as a community. Food and drinks will be provided.
We hope you can join us on June 8th!
*Please read below for more details about the Eastside Local Card:
The Exchange Inner City Eastside Local Card is a rewards card for local residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and surrounding inner city neighbourhoods.
Throughout 2017 and 2018, Exchange Inner City surveyed the shops, shoppers, residents, and businesses in the neighbourhood. It was found that many residents reported feeling isolated and excluded by new businesses in the area; and that many businesses were looking for ways to support the local low-income community. Therefore, the Local Card was developed! This card is provided at no cost to local residents, and entitles the card bearer to rewards, discounts or special offers as determined by participating businesses.
For more information visit the Local Card website.
EMBERS Eastside Works
57 E Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6A
Friday, June 08 2018
From 1pm to 4pm