About Elke

Elke is a connector, a promoter, a writer and a blogger who loves to build community, attend events and network with other entrepreneurs. Whether you need help with advertising, public relations, social media or communications, she is there for her clients.

German Community Invited to Cityride

Hello to the German Community, I wanted to pass along an event that I along with Charmaine Crooks am putting on that is called Our Cityride. If you feel that the German community may be interested in taking part please pass along the event details. I ask because we are working closely with the Dutch […]

Participate in a Project from Emily Carr

Hello. My name is Karin Kunzo and I am a photographer living in Vancouver. I moved here from Berlin and I am currently finishing my Masters at Emily Carr University. I am working on a project that I would need some help with. I am searching for people that were born in Germany. The idea […]

Hiring German Bread Baker and Pastry Chef

Andy’s German Bakehaus accepting applications! We are looking for a full time baker in our artisanal German bakery. Tasks: Dough mixing, dividing and sheeting, table work, supervision and training of baker helpers, oven operation, general production help in the fields artisan bread or pastries. Successful candidate must be highly reliable, self-motivated, meticulous, organized and experienced, […]

German Community Pays Tribute to Hon. Grace McCarthy

Vancouver, June 2017 – With heavy hearts we received the news that Hon. Grace McCarthy passed away on May 24th at the age of 89.  The German Canadian Heritage Plaza, one of 3 German memorials in Vancouver, owes its existence to Grace McCarthy. Last year, the committee celebrated its 30-Year Anniversary.  Sadly, Ms. McCarthy was […]

20th Annual European Festival this Saturday

What is the European Festival? Date:  Saturday and Sunday May 27th and 28th, 2017 Time:  11 am Saturday to Midnight Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm Cost:  $8.00* Early Ticket for the entire weeken!; Children under the age of 12 are free. $10 at the Gate Location:  Swangard Stadium in Burnaby The European Festival Homepage […]

BISMARCK AND FRANCE

Thursday, May 11 – 6.30pm Auditorium Georges Brassens FREE event ***BOOK YOUR SEAT HERE!*** Lecture in English with bilingual support. Within the framework of the historical conferences at the Alliance Française de Vancouver, we are pleased to welcome back  Michael Huenefeld for a lecture on Bismarck’s policy toward France. Franco-German relations since the late 19th century […]

Leicht Kitchens

Germanhaus is an authorized dealer of  LEICHT Küchen AG in Vancouver, Canada. Their vision is to transform the way Canadian West Coast thinks of kitchen cabinetry. LEICHT Kitchens offer world-class interior design, German practicality, reliability and affordability for the ever-thriving Vancouver housing market. Beatrice Schreiber and Elke Porter met with Dmitry Bogouslavski at the Thierry Chocolate Patisserie […]

Events for the German Canadian Care Home

Am 8. April     14:00Uhr   Außerordentliche Mitgliederversammlung und Informationen über den Neubau des Altersheimes Please see Redevelopment Proposal here. Vorstellung und Abstimmung zur Änderung der neuen Statuten (BC Societies Acts) des Hilfswerks, geleitet von Rechtsanwalt Michael  Blatchford Begrüssung der Gäste   Oliver Grüter-Andrew   Ansprachen:    MLA Suzanne Anton           […]