Burnaby Heights Shopping Spree!

Burnaby Heights Shopping Spree!
In celebration of Buy Local Week (Dec. 2-8), The Tyee, in partnership with Vancity and LOCO BC, presents the 'Show Your Fave Local Biz Some Holiday Lovin' Contest, which runs from now until midnight on Dec. 9. The Heights Merchants Association BIA is pleased to be featured as one of four grand prizes. One lucky winner will get to live large this holiday season with a $2,000 Heights shopping spree, featuring 34 different businesses from our shopping district. Entering is easy - simply click here and write a holiday card (even a sentence or two counts!) to local business that makes your life - and holiday season - special. Every few days, The Tyee will select a few cards and notify the businesses via social media. It's the perfect way to acknowledge and appreciate your favourite local businesses, not to mention, an easy way to win big, so be sure to spread the love this holiday season. One lucky winner will realize what makes this gem of a 'hood the special place it is, where life is as it should be. Good luck! PS: Did you know that when you choose to spend your dollars locally, for every $100 you spend, $46 is re-circulated back into the local economy? Shop local this holiday season! A special thank you to the following merchants for their participation: 4Cats Arts Studio Capitol Hill - $50 Gift Certificate Adele-Rae Florist - $50 Gift Certificate Ana's Trattoria - $80 Gift Certificate Anita's Pharmacy  - $50 Gift Certificate Artspace Children's Arts Centre - $60 Gift Certificate Big Dog Little Dog Bakery - $50 Gift Certificate Brown's Books - $50 Gift Certificate Burnaby Heights Integrative HealthCare Inc. - $25 Gift Certificate Cedar Chiropractic & Physiotherapy - $50 Gift Certificate Chad Thai Restaurant - $50 Gift Certificate Charlton Insurance - Auto Emergency Kit ($40 Value) Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie - $50 Gift Certificate Chickadee Ladies Apparel & Accessories - $50 Gift Certificate Cioffi's Meat Market & Deli - $100 Gift Certificate Custodio Photographers Ltd. - Photoshoot with Portrait & Print ($300 Value) Dairy Queen - Burnaby Heights Location - $50 Gift Certificate Dogs in the City - $50 Gift Certificate Dominanta Music School - $50 Gift Certificate Expedia CruiseShipCenters - Burnaby Heights Location - $100 Gift Certificate Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionary | $50 Gift Certificate Heart Centre Yoga - $50 Gift Certificate Making Memories with Scrapbooking - $50 Gift Certificate
Moksha Yoga Burnaby - $100 Gift Certificate North Burnaby Dental Group - Electric Toothbrush ($150 Value) Opticentre - $150 Gift Certificate Plush Floral Studio - Admission to Christmas Wreath Workshop ($75 Value) Regent Fish Market - $50 Gift Certificate Relax Spa - $100 Gift Certificate Roberston Home Hardware - $50 Gift Certificate Sfinaki Greek Taverna - $50 Gift Certificate Take Sushi - $50 Gift Certificate Valley Bakery - $50 Gift Certificate Vancity Savings Credit Union - Glass waterbottles and fine pens ($40 Value) Vogue Hair Studio - $50 Gift Certificate

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  1. Cioffi’s Meat Market and Deli is a foodie’s paradise. Stepping into this shop is like being transported into an adult Disneyland made of gastronomic wonders. It is just one of many reasons why The Heights is such a special place!

    To all the people who work in Cioffi’s and make it so inviting, I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Shelley Kean

    • Thanks for your message! Please also submit it through the contest entry form to be entered to win. Best of luck!

  2. Done! 🙂

    • Fantastic, good luck!

  3. Chez Christophe,
    Thank you again for joining our neighbourhood, and contributing to Westridge school, and offering the best chocolate croissants that I have tasted in my whole life. I am almost thankful that I don’t live very close to you, as I would be about twelve pounds heavier already.
    You’re helping to make Hastings classy!

    • Thank you for your lovely message! Please be sure to submit it through the contest entry form to be entered to win. Best of luck!

  4. Big dog Little Dog is the best dog-related store in the area and should be heavily supported as a great local business with phenomenal staff who really know their products and are fantastic with dogs!

    • Thank you for your lovely message! Please submit it through the contest entry form to be entered to win. Best of luck!

  5. The service at Valley Bakery is always exceptional! I placed a special order earlier this year, and staff and management were happy to accommodate. I provided the recipe and they made fantastic King Cakes for Mardi Gras. Thank you for going out of your way to make my party successful!

    • Thanks for your lovely message! Please also submit it through the contest entry form to be entered to win. Best of luck!

  6. Cioffi’s Meat Market is a great place. I have seen staff have go out of their way to help my mother -in-law find what she needs. Wishing you all the best for the season of wonder!

    • Thank you for your message! Please also submit it through the contest entry form to be entered to win. Best of luck!

  7. My daughter has been to a couple of parties at 4Cats Arts Studio – every one was a raging, massy, wonderful mess! She loved it. W

    • Thank you for your lovely message! Please also submit it through the contest entry form to be entered to win. Best of luck!

  8. […] you shop. It’s also Buy Local Week, which means you can win a $2,000 shopping spree from Heights merchants! When you’re shopped out, gather at the Fire Hall (Hastings & Carleton) for a magical […]

  9. Merry Christmas to all the girls at Making Memories with Scrapbooking. The staff are so friendly and helpful that it makes spending my money locally a pleasure!

  10. My favorite shopping spot on the Heights is Making Memories with Scrapbooking. The ladies working in this lovely shop have always been so friendly and kind to me. Helping out with ideas and their Friday Make and Takes are excellant ways to get me to shop in their store!

    I have to say that Anita’s Pharmacy was a very nice spot to place my order for perscriptions. The offer to have them delivered was really appreciated, even though I did not want to trouble them, I picked up my perscriptions at the pharmacy. Speaking and listening to Anita made me feel very good!

    Another Heights stop for me is the former North Shore Credit Union now called Blue Shore. Still having to get used to the NEW name but the faces are very familiar. I started off with the North Shore Credit Union when it was run out of the basement of a home up on Barnet when I was 11 years old, followed them to Hastings & Sperling, then into the Kensington Mall and now on Hastings St – really convenient for me to go their and then down a few steps to Making Memories!

    Wishing all the shops in the Heights a Very Merry Christmas and Keep up the good work in 2014!

    Nadyne Beattie

  11. Love the heights! Valley bakery, making memories, vancity, cioffis, glenburn soda, and Dairy Queen are a few of our favourite stops when we shop.

  12. Chad Thai is excellent we really enjoy have lunches at this restaurant. It is a pleasure to shop in this community

  13. To the ladies at Making Memories with Scrapbooking thank you for creating such a wonderful and warm store for us to visit and hangout in. Although we are customers we are also friends and it has been a pleasure watching you grow and succeed over the years and also being a part of the adventure. Keep up the great work and I look forward to scrapping at your store and with you. Happy Holidays and wishing you an amazing 2014.

  14. Merry Christmas to all the merchants along Hasting Street

  15. I Love shopping in my neighbour. I am supporting family run business, the backbone of the Canadian Economy, and I know I am getting the best quality and care.

  16. I love shopping in my neighbourhood. I know I am getting the best quality and friendly caring service.

  17. Merry Christmas to Making Memories!!!!
    Thanks for helping make my Christmas special for my family!!!!
    All the best!!!!
    P. F.

  18. Thank you Making Memories for being my favourite Burnaby Heights business! I can see and feel your passion in your work each time I come in for a card making class or when I need scrapbooking supplies. Although you ladies, Diana, Amari, Debbie, all own the store, you treat all your customers with patience, care and love. Even though I purchased a card making class voucher from Groupon, you all greet me by name, and you all personally take the time to get to know me even. Thank you for making great memories with me and my friends and family.

    I wish you and your families the very best holiday!

    XO, Gloria F.

  19. I have been a regular customer of United Optical for many years. They have a wonderful staff, great knowledge of their products and exceptional expertise in fitting glasses and contacts.
    Merry Christmas and best wishes for your business in 2014,
    Mary Lumby

  20. Strolling the Heights at Christmas amongst the decorations and lights and picking up my favourite goodies and gifts is a wonderful day and a happy place to be. Thank you and Merry Christmas to all the merchants and the Burnaby community volunteers.

  21. We love the old time feel of Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionary and it’s a great place for the family to pick up a great treat and experience top notch service.

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