Reality TV show tasks residents with finding jobs for eight neighbours (by Heather Colpitts, Langley Advance, September 22, 2011)
Several hundred people in Aldergrove are using all their means to find jobs for eight of their neighbours by this Sunday.
They are sending out flyers, networking and speaking to media as they work with the residents who are seeking employment.
Why have they taken on this brother’s keeper-style task? These are the 100 families taking part in the Million Dollar Neighbourhood reality TV show filming in Aldergrove. Each week the families are given challenges to increase their personal net worth and the community’s overall financial picture. In August, they had six days to prep for a massive garage sale.
From among the 100 families that signed up for the show based on finances, eight have agreed to the latest challenge presented by the show’s producers, Vancouver-based Force Four Entertainment and the Canadian arm of Oprah Winfrey’s TV network.