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Monday, April 25, 2011

The Great Cloth Diaper Change 2011 Victoria, BC- Success!

The Great Cloth Diaper Change was a success with a final count of 32 cloth diapered babies being changed at once at exactly 9:30am local time and simultaneously with over 400 other worldwide locations!

First Cloth diapering dad done!

Thank to the Times Colonist for the photo!

I was so happy to be able to host this event despite an unexpected venue change on the morning of and see tons of great families come out to show their support + make history.

I'll give you an update once all our 'official documents' are in! So much fantastic press for modern cloth diapers worldwide.

First of all- Thank you to all the families that were up and out of the house on a Saturday morning for 9am (even though I tricked you a little with 'The big  Change' not happening until 9:30!) to show your support for modern cloth diapers and your ongoing commitment to the environment!

A Huge Thank You to fabulous local businesses for their donations:

Lunchalicious Food Services for serving everyone kid friendly, yummy food! (Thank you Carrol and Leanna!!)

Par T Perfect for the much loved preschool size bouncy castle + staff! (Thank You Kristina and your staff member Bernice was fantastic!)

Silk Road for Tea

Caffe Fantastico for Coffee
(Thank to Tabitha from Savvy Squirrel for coordinating!!)

Savvy Squirrel Coupon Book- The New Spring 2011 Book is out now!

Thank You to our two Witnesses for your time:

Philippe Lucas, City Councilor

Jared Giesbrecht, Green Party of Canada

Cherry Bomb Toys for fantastic prizes- 5 Passes to the upcoming toy Show! (Thank You Candace for the passes and participating!)

Chantal at EthicalDeal ($50 credit) 

A special thanks to an amazing local mom, Rachel for stepping in to help me with last minute details + Organizing an eco friendly egg hunt even the little ones could enjoy. She is also advocating for a cloth diaper subsidy in the CRD.

Before the event, Shirley from Real Parenting and the Vancouver Island Baby Fair for having modern cloth diapers and our event The Great Cloth Diaper Change on CFAX Real Parenting last weekend! As well as spreading the word and her always fantastic advice.

The Times Colonist for covering the day's events.

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