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Meet Jeff Guignard #withTownHall

By Leeann Froese It’s a new week to bring you amazing people #withTownHall!

If you are new to reading this blog or new to our company – we want you to know that we are proud that we have a big network, and we are continually meeting new and interesting personalities.

This week #withTownHall, we are rolling in on #featurefriday to introduce you to an amazing executive director, Jeff Guignard.

Jeff Guignard ABLE BCJeff is the executive director of the Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC) where he oversees all strategic and operational responsibilities.

If you haven't heard of ABLE they are the industry advocate for liquor issues affecting private liquor stores, pubs, bars, nightclubs, and hotels throughout the province of British Columbia.

At ABLE BC Jeff is a problem solver ensuring member concerns and challenges in the private liquor industry are addressed. He works to create solutions with strategic planning, consultation with government, and monitoring and reporting on trends that appear in the industry.

Coming from a background as a freelance writer and editor, he is able to use these skills as editor of The Publican magazine.

Jeff has been part of the board of directors for the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), who is one of Town Hall's clients, since 2014. The BCHF gives support those in the hospitality industry through education scholarships and financial assistance when a medical need arises. As part of the board Jeff provides valuable feedback, time and helps spread the word about the BCHF and what they do.

In his downtime, Jeff curls competitively, he's ranked, and reads contemporary fiction.

With all that being said will you help us say hello to Jeff?

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Town Hall Clients & Top Drop Vancouver

By Kathleen Beveridge Top Drop Vancouver is two weeks away.

This celebration of terrior-influenced and handcrafted wine is only in its second year its impact is large inviting trade and consumers to participate for the love of wine. By bringing 33 honest wines and their principals directly to Vancouverites this is a wine event that educates about wine regions, biodynamic farming and natural wines. All hot topics in the wine industry at this time.

Enjoying Top Drop Vancouver 2014

Along with supporting wine education, tasting, and alternative farming practices Town Hall has two clients connected with Top Drop Vancouver. Proceeds from the event will go to our amazing charity client the BC Hospitality Foundation, which provides financial assistance to those in the hospitality industry facing a major medical crisis.

In conjunction with the Top Drop tasting event there are various dinners being hosted, Paula Sparkling Wineincluding one at Edible Canada featuring our winery client Blue Grouse Estate Winery and a rare chance to taste their 2012 Paula sparkling wine.

Learn more about Top Drop Vancouver here.

Buy tickets for Edible Canada’s dinner here.