Gary Bock and Jim Mains met in Leadership Clark County, Class of 2011.
Gary and Jim started a friendly competition on a local online news site Daily Insider seeing who could be mentioned the most in the Town Tabloids.
As part of an online fundraising and awareness campaign for the Children’s Justice Center their online antics led to $700 in donations for the Center.
In August 2011 Gary and Jim participated in ‘Clash in the Couve’, a fundraising event for the Watersheds Alliance and the Parks Foundation. The Clash was a success with over 100 spectators, and together they raised over $2000 for local charities.
In October 2011, Gary and Jim launched the “Think – Vote” online campaign. This outreach brought awareness to the importance of voting and knowing the facts before you cast your ballot. Gary and Jim raised local and regional awareness with their goofy political campaign videos.
On April Fools day 2012, the duo teamed up with local video producer Harrison Lynch and launched their latest endeavor, The Vancouver Side. In two years the trio produced over 45 videos and nearing 1 million views on their video blogs.