The odds are stacked against me.
Out of more than 1,500 food bloggers who applied for Richmond, British Columbia’s 365 Days of Dining campaign, I’ve been chosen as one of the 12 finalists. Further, I’m one of only two from the U.S.! One person is selected to blog about one restaurant a day for a YEAR in Richmond, BC, a city just south of Vancouver. The other highly qualified candidates are from Brooklyn (NY), London (England) and Canada. It’s a HUGE honor to be considered, and I need your help to garner a respectable number of votes.
For your consideration, here are reasons why you should click on my cartoon avatar and vote for me.
Visit Tourism Richmond’s Facebook page between April 24th and May 1st to vote for me (if you want). And hey, if you want to vote once a day until the deadline, that’s OK too. Thank you!
More information about Richmond’s campaign can be read here, here or here.
I’m with the camp that doesn’t want you to leave San Diego, but will vote anyway. FYI, for people who will vote daily, they will have to wait 24 hours to do so, the time count does not reset at midnight. It’s on my calendar as a daily reminder
Thanks for the update, Ellie. If by some *miracle* I am chosen, I have an open door for anyone that wants to visit me in Canada.
Of course ill vote for our hometown girl!! This is awesome!!
Aw! Thanks so much Jenn. SAN DIEGO REPRESENT!
I’m ready for a road trip to Canada to visit.
Can you say “International Incident?”
My fingers are crossed that I get the gig. I’ll be keeping a door open for you if I do!
hi darlene, i’m not on FB but bert is, so i’ll vote for you via his fb!!!!!
Thank you so much! Every bit helps.
I really wish I could vote for more than one person! But it sounds like the winner of the voting still only has a one in three chance and Tourism Richmond ultimately picks the winner. I hope they pick someone from out-of-town. Maybe it’s just me but I think it would be soooo boring to read about someone from Richmond or Vancouver writing about eating in Richmond. I’m curious what outsiders have to say!
I love your avatars. 🙂
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment, Jen. Regardless of the outcome, I’m still so honored to be on the shortlist and one of two people from the U.S.