INTERNeX Canada: Paintball for Children in Need!

What are you doing on Sunday December 9th? Nothing? Then, let’s go paintballing! If you’ve never tried playing, you must join us in experiencing this exciting game!

Why? There is nothing quite like getting dressed up in military gear and running around in the mud shooting your friends with paintballs. The paintball field we are going to will have a mix of different terrains, fortified hills and bushes to hide from. You’ll have so much fun, I promise!

Paintball is much more than just shooting each other, it requires strategy, endurance and speed. Each game is 15 minutes each and will be based on childhood games like Zombie tag, capture the flag and war! We will be split into two teams with a mix of new and old players so don’t worry if it’s your first time.  An interesting fact: military and security organizations often use paintball to train their forces in instances such as riot response.

More than just paintball, we are donating  your rental fee and entrance fee ($20/person) to Children’s Hunger Fund, a charity that deliver food and resources to hungry children. As you may remember, this was one of the charities that Mario supported when he fought in the 2012 Karate BC Championship earlier this month. He placed second in his category and will have a chance to represent the province of British Columbia at the Canadian nationals next year. Congratulations Mario!

Coming to this event will help more children who really needs our help, especially since its so close to Christmas and its getting really cold.

Helping children in need and running around and shooting each other? What can you lose? 

You don’t want to miss this. Sign up on our Facebook event HERE!

Cheers,

Queenie

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: Mario Competing in the 2012 Karate BC Provincial Championship in 3 Days!

You may remember this little post about a month ago, where I wrote about a guy named Mario and his goal to raise money for children in need by fighting in the 2012 Karate BC Provincial Championship. The big day is here in just 3 short days and Mario has been training endlessly! With the event being so close, the excitement is definitely taking over.

Let me give you a little introduction of Karate. It is a type of martial arts that originated from Okinawa, Japan and was brought over to Canada by Japanese immigrants in the 1930s.

After the Second World War, the first karate competition in Canada was initiated by a man named Masami Tsuruoka which laid the foundation for the Canada`s National Karate Association. Though Karate is not an official sport in the Olympics, there are many tournaments that are held worldwide every year where Canada plays a significant part.

If are interested in learning more about the sport of Karate, I would encourage you to attend the tournament and in doing so, support Mario as well!

When? Saturday and Sunday (November 17th and 18th)

Where? BCIT GYM, 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby

Why is Mario doing this? By making a comeback at the age of 50, Mario is supporting two charities with this event: Children’s Hunger Fund and BC Children’s Hospital.

Children’s Hunger Fund has been helping neglected orphans in Romania by sending over s regular shipments of food, medicine and clothing to 43,000 Romanian orphan daily. What is really admirable about this non-profit organization is that they seek to help children before disaster strikes!

BC Children’s Hospital is committed to helping children in our very own Vancouver community who are suffering from diseases such as leukemia and diabetes. They are very active in not just saving lives by curing children, but in preventing illnesses by conducting research into vaccines. With research being a vital part of their work, they were able to heal Adrian, the son of Mario’s friend, when he suffered from leukemia last year.

These charities are dedicated to helping children living right in our city that desperately require help. Join us in supporting them in creating better lives and future for children in need!

Thank you to everyone’s support and I hope that you will keep on supporting Mario and spreading the word about this event!

For more information, check out the website: www.mariofitfightingforkids.com!

Cheers,

Queenie

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com