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Speaking Events Archive
2011-2012
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December 8, 2012

The Upside of Downsizing:

2267 Kelly Avenue, Port Coquitlam, BC.

Join us for a very informative and interactive seminar on how to make room for living well at any stage of your life. Learn tips from Downsizing Solution professionals from Good Riddance. Lunch and refreshments also provided.

Call 604-552-5552
Seating is limited!

 

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November 15, 2012

Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Seniors Health and Wellness Fair

Poppy Residence:
5289 Grimmer Street
Burnaby, BC

Tel: 604-568-5563

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Sept 22 , 2012

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Tri-City Paint & Decorating

On September 22nd, we will be celebrating our 20th anniversary. There will be in store sales, fun for kids, events and a DJ. It will also be a fundraiser for Share, a non-profit charity in the Tri-Cities

[t] 604.464.6162

 

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Sept 19 , 2012

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Clear Your Clutter: Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door

Location:

Port Moody Public Library
100 Newport Drive
Port Moody, BC

 

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Sept 15 , 2012

Time: 10 AM to 3 PM

Topic: Dignity 50 + Health and Wellness Expo

Location:

Victory Memorial Park
14831 - 28th Avenue
Surrey, BC, V4P 1P3

 

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June 22, 2012

Time: 1 PM

Topic: Downsizing for Seniors

Location: The Maple Residence Steveston

Tel. 604.277.4519

 

 

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June 14, 2012

Topic: Clean Up Day- City of Coquitlam

Workshop presented by Good Riddance Professional Organizing Solutions

(Private Event)

 

 

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May 19, 2012

Time: 12:00pm - 3:009m

Topic: Thinking of moving to a seniors residence?

Take a tour of the Poppy and receive a FREE signed copy of "Showing Clutter The Door" by Susan Borax & Heather Knittel, co-owners of Good Riddance Professional Organizing Solutions.

Reserve your tour now. Call Eve 604-568-5563
Download a copy of the brochure here: Poppy-Residence.pdf


Location:

5291 Grimmer St., Burnaby
thePoppyResidences.com

 

 

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May 5, 2012

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Topic: De-cluttering your home to downsize and maximize the value

Susan Borax from "Good Riddance" (www.goodriddance.ca) will be giving this seminar on how to prepare to downsize. They will help you with the essential steps in preparing to sell your existing home, and figuring out what you need to keep and move to your new home. Additionally, Real Estate Agents will be on hand with booths from some local projects, as well as independent Real Estate Agents.

Location:

RBC Royal Bank
Lonsdale Avenue at 17th Street
North Vancouver, BC

 

 

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May 4, 2012

Time: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Topic: Burnaby Hospital Caregiver's Health & Wellness Fair and Appreciation Event

The goal of the Burnaby Hospital annual caregiver's fair is to promote the health and well-being of individuals and families providing care to their love ones once they leave the hospital. Good Riddance/Practically Daughters will be among 20 exhibitors on hand to support family caregivers.

Location:

3935 Kincaid Street, Burnaby, BC

 

 

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April 21, 2012

Time: 10 AM - 2 PM

Topic: 4th Annual Burnaby Family Caregivers Info. Fair

Location:

Holiday Inn Express Metrotown
4405 Central Blvd, Burnaby, BC

 

 

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April 14, 2012

Time: 9 AM - 6 PM

Topic: IBO Home Living Show

Location: Richmond Country Club (located beside the Buddhist temple)
9100 Steveston Highway, Richmond, BC V7A 1M5

Tickets: http://irenestrong.com/ibo-home-living-show

 

 

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March 27, 2012

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door

Location: New Westminster Public Library, 716 6th Avenue

Organization experts Heather Knittel and Susan Borax's book Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door identifies the top 100 house-cluttering culprits. They will show you how to surrender your CRUD (completely ridiculous useless debris).

Please pre-register by calling: 604-527-4667

 

 

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Saturday March 3, 2012

Time: 11am - 4 PM

Topic: Women and Money

Location: Astoria Resort Retirement Home
2245 Kelly ave, Port Coquitlam

Presenters: Bart Aldrich, Notary Public and John Wolff, Financial Advisor

Visit the Good Riddance/ Practically Daughters sponsorship table.

 

 

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Wednesday February 8, 2012

Topic: The Upside of Downsizing: Turn Clutter into Cash!

Location: Richmond School District Conventions

(Private Event)

 

 

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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Time: 2-4 PM

FREE MUSICAL REVU - CLUTTERMANIA

Start your New Year off with some fun and laughter! Don't let clutter get in your way of a better life.

Presenting "Cluttermania" the only musical that explores the unusual relationships we have with our "stuff". Starring: Dust Bunny and the Mavens of Mess.

We guarantee to entertain! You'll have a chance to speak to our team of transition experts at the pre-show trade show. Considering a move, curious about the value of your home treasures or need some expert advice and support with your clutter we can help. Lots of free parking, uplifting entertainment and light refreshments.

Call or email to reserve your seat as it's guaranteed to be a sellout.

Download the poster here: Cluttermania.PDF

Phone: 604.421.5952
Email:
goodriddance@shaw.ca


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January 10, 2012

Time: 7:00 PM

West Vancouver Public Library
Conquer Clutter:

1950 Marine Dr  West Vancouver, BC

The book Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door answers the question: is it possible to lose 25 years of clutter with utter glee? It is when you surrender your CRUD (Completely Ridiculous Unworthy Debris,) according to know-it-all professional organizers Heather Knittel and Susan Borax. Short of an actual intervention, their book Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door, identifies the top 100 house-cluttering culprits most deserving of eviction, and how to send them packing.

Meet Susan and Heather and get your copy autographed!

 

 

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December 10

Time: 11:30-1:00PM

Amica at Mayfair
The Upside of Downsizing:

2267 Kelly Avenue, Port Coquitlam, BC.
Call 604-552-5552.

Seating is limited. Call 604-552-5552.

Join us for a very informative and interactive seminar on how to make room for living well at any stage of your life. Learn tips from Downsizing Solution professionals from Good Riddance. Lunch and refreshments also provided.

 

December 1

Time: 2:30-3:30 PM

Amica and Rideau Manor
Getting Organized for the Holidays:

1850 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Call 604.291.1792

People put a lot of unnecessary pressure on themselves by spending too much money, making their homes perfect and trying to do it all without asking for help. Expectations are very high. This leads to stress, rather than celebration. Susan will be sharing tips on how to make the holidays more fun by remembering it is about the experience. She will cover shopping, entertaining and downsizing your clutter.

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November 2

Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30PM

Caring for Your Parents Seminar:
Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

Glen Pine Pavillion
1200 Glen Pine Court Coquitlam, BC

Please register by calling: 604-927-6945

Are you concerned about caring for aging loved ones?
JOIN US FOR A FREE SEMINAR!

Panel:

Sharon Scramstad - When Seniors Say "NO" to help
Heather Holden - Financial Planning
Stephanie Chan - Levels of Senior Care Facilities, and When it's time to move
Susan Borax - Danger of Clutter, and Downsizing
Kerri Martins - POA, Representation Agreements, and Wills
Angeline Toscano - Craving Companionship

Download the poster here: Caring for Your Parents.PDF

 

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October 15

Time: 10 AM to 12PM

SHREDDING EVENT:

Seniors can take advantage of FREE document shredding and cardboard disposal. Registration is required at Glen Pine Pavilion, either in person or by phoning 604-927-6945.

If you are not sure what to bring for disposal, join us for an information session on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 at 10:00 am at Glen Pine Pavilion, 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam.

Download a poster here: Shredding Event Oct 15th 2011.PDF

 

October 13

Time: 7 PM to 8:30PM

Coquitlam Library Showing Clutter the Door:

Coquitlam Public Library hosts organization experts Heather Knittel and Susan Borax for a workshop called Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door,

Poirier Branch, 575 Poirier St.

The pair will identify the top 100 house-cluttering culprits and how to send them packing. Program is free, but registration is required because space is limited. For information, contact the library at 604-937-4155

 

October 3

Time: 7:30 PM

Vancouver Public Library- Showing Clutter the Door:

Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level
Central Library
350 West Georgia Street

Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door answers the question: is it possible to lose 25 years of clutter with utter glee? It is when you surrender your CRUD (completely ridiculous unworthy debris,) according to know-it-all professional organizers Heather Knittel and Susan Borax. Short of an actual intervention, their book Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door identifies the top 100 house-cluttering culprits most deserving of eviction, and how to send them packing. Meet Susan and Heather and get your copy autographed!

Vancouver Public Library Information:

 


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September 28

Time: 1 PM to 3:30 PM

Seniors Heath Fair- Amica and Rideau Manor:

1850 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby Call 604.291.1792

 

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July 10

Time: 10 AM to 3 PM

We will be performing "Cluttermania"

Featuring Dust Bunny and the Mavens of Mess, Cluttermania investigates why we seem to be powerless to part with our stuff!!! The next time you are faced with organizing that towering mountain of paper or that atrocity of a basement, you will be inspired and armed with memories from this light-hearted and comical musical revue.

Location:
Nikkei Heritage Society in Burnaby.
Suite 100, 6688 Southoaks Cres, Burnaby
Tel. (604) 777-7000

For more information and to register for the performance please visit our guest list here:
http://guestlistapp.com/events/6036


July 10

Time: 11:30 AM

The Upside of Downsizing

Amica at Mayfair 2267 Kelly Ave.
Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 6N4
Tel.(604) 552 5552

Join experts Susan Borax and Heather Knittel from Good Riddance, Professional Organizing Solutions. Their entertaining presentation is packed with vital information on how to make the transition to a smaller place, decluttering and simplifying your living space smooth and
stress-free.‎

 

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June 25

Time: 1:30 PM

Moving Mom and Dad

Astoria Retirement Living
Kelly Ave, Port Coquitlam
604 998 1616- Contact Terez

http://www.astorialiving.ca/p/independent_living/active_adult_living_communities_pc/port-coquitlam-bc-V3C%200B1/the-astoria-2710

 

June 22

Time: 7PM

Downsizing & Organizing Solutions"

Guest Speakers: Susan Borax
Practically Daughters, a Division of Good Riddance
Authors of "Good Riddance: Showing Clutter to the Door"

Location: The Poppy Recreation Building
5291 GRIMMER STREET, BURNABY B.C

Please RSVP to Eve Silverman, 604.568.5563
THE POPPY RESIDENCES | RETIREMENT LIVING FOR SENIORS

 

June 18

Time: 1PM to 4 PM

Book signing at Chapters

Location: CHAPTERS: 2991 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC
Tel.(604) 464-2558

 

June 17

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, FREE
Dogwood Pavilion, Coquitlam

Breaking Point - Get Rid of the Clutter

Find out the steps you need to take so that you can help yourself or your loved ones to clear the clutter from their homes. A lifetime of possessions combined with stacks of magazines, newspapers and financial statements can easily overwhelm us - and put us at risk for fires, falls and infestations. We will be providing your members with expert information that will help identify problem areas and eliminate potential health and safety hazards. Presented by Home Instead and Good Riddance.

 

June 7

Time: 10AM - 5PM

Burnaby Seniors' Interagency Society's Burnaby Seniors' Interagency Society's

HEALTHY AGING FAIR

Lougheed Town Centre,
BurnabyFind out about all of the seniors services and resources in our community. Over 30 booths showcasing products and services. Prize draws and free give-a-ways! Music, comedy & a fashion show. Good Riddance will be one of many exhibitors participating.

 

June 4

Saturday June 4th, 12 noon to 3 pm
Blackberry Books, Net Loft Granville Island

Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door Book Signing

Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door answers the question: is it possible to lose 25 years of clutter with utter glee? It is when you surrender your CRUD (completely ridiculous unworthy debris,) according to know-it-all professional organizers Heather Knittel and Susan Borax. Short of an actual intervention, their book Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door identifies the top 100 house-cluttering culprits most deserving of eviction, and how to send them packing. Meet Susan and Heather and get your copy autographed!

http://www.bbooks.ca/NEW%20Upcoming%20Events.html

 

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May 26

Coquitlam Library, Workschop

Coquitlam Public Library hosts organization experts Heather Knittel and Susan Borax for a workshop called Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Poirier Branch, 575 Poirier St. The pair will identify the top 100 house-cluttering culprits and how to send them packing. Program is free, but registration is required because space is limited. For information, contact the library at 604-937-4155.

Read more: http://www.thenownews.com/health/Bulletin+Board/4815563/story.html#ixzz1N1L9bsRf

 

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April 29, 30 and May 1, 2011

Ridge Meadows Home Show:

Good Riddance will be at booth 67 at the Ridge Meadows Home Show April 29, 30 and May 1, as part of the Benjamin Moore Design Center. They will be featured on the stage on Saturday and Sunday. For detaild vsit: www.ridgemeadowshomeshow.com

 

April 9th & 10th, 2011

Tri-Cities Home Expo:

Susan and Heather will be speaking and doing book signings at the Tri-Cities Home Expo.
For detaild vsit: www.homeshowtime.com/events/events_details.asp?evID=113

 

April 4, 2011
Time:  7 PM

The Real View: A Forum for Women's Financial Independence

A panel of local professional women discuss various ways that women can take charge
of their finances to realize their dreams.
See the full POSTER

Tickets $10 - Available at the Evergreen Cultural Centre Box Office.
Refersements will be served.

1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Phone: 604-927-6550

 

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February 20, 2011
Time:  2 PM

The Upside of Downsizing

Amica at Rideau Manor
1850 Rosser Ave. Burnaby, BC, V5C 5E1
Phone: 604-291-1792

Join experts ,Susan Borax  from Good Riddance, Professional Organizing Solutions And Nargis Kakar from Sutton Realty. Their entertaining presentation is packed with vital information on how to make the transition to a smaller place.

 

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January 13, 2011

Time:  1 PM

The Upside of Downsizing
Century House Health Drop-In, Century House

620 Eighth Street
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Join experts Susan Borax and Heather Knittel from Good Riddance, Professional Organizing Solutions. Their entertaining presentation is packed with vital information on how to make the transition to a smaller place, de-cluttering and simplifying your living space smooth and stress-free.

 

January 5, 2011
Good Riddance -- Bringing in the New and Clearing Out the Old

Time: 7:30 PM
Info: 604-987-6959

Learn about getting rid of clutter and creating effective organized solutions, Wednesday, Jan. 5, mingling at 6:30 p.m. and speaker at 7 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver.  Presented by the Canadian Mental Health Association.  Admission by donation.

 

January 4th 2011
Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer/ SHAW Cable
Time: 9AM, 1PM, 4PM, 9PM

Susan and Heather will be Fanny’s guests discussing Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door

 

 

 

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