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Vancouver Aquarium and Eric Hamber Secondary turn old uniforms into new blankets

The Vancouver Aquarium, along with 10 students from Eric Hamber Secondary School, is visiting The Salvation Army’s Vancouver Harbour Light location on Wednesday afternoon to hand out blankets and toques that have been reconstructed from fleece Aquarium uniforms.

"The idea to reuse uniforms is part of the Aquarium’s conservation efforts and the initiative led to a collaboration with Eric Hamber Secondary School, whose sewing class has been transforming the uniforms into wearable warm weather gear since September," the Vancouver Aquarium news release said.

When:      Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Time:        The blanket and toque handout will begin at 1 p.m.

Where:    The Salvation Army’s Vancouver Harbour Light (drop-in centre) located at 134 East Cordova St.

Who:         10 students from grades 10 to 12 from the Eric Hamber Secondary School and Vancouver Aquarium staff


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