Over the Rainbow 35th Party!

Yorkville’s Over the Rainbow Jeans is celebrating its 35th birthday today and tomorrow.  Don’t forget to check it out!! Look for a longer report when we launch DelectablyChic! next week!

Mixed Results Regarding Cyndi Lauper's Effort on Apprentice Premiere

Last week, we asked Prospere Magazine readers what they thought about the season premiere of The Celebrity Apprentice and whether Cyndi Lauper, who was the project manager for the women’s team, should have been fired. The results were pretty mixed.  Approximately 27.3% of you believed that should have been fired – it was her event, […]

Apprentice Poll: Should Cyndi Lauper Have Been Fired?

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The Olive Branch for Children's Intimate Downtown Gathering

Cynthia Cheng Over drinks and delicious hors d’ouevres, the Olive Branch for Children held an intimate cocktail event at the Empire Resto Lounge in Yorkville on Thursday evening.  There, founder Deborah McCracken updated the crowd with what has happened over the past year.  The news has been amazing.  One of the projects they are working on is building […]

Philanthropy is IT!: Toronto International Film Festival Gifting Lounge

Richart is one of several companies participating at the IT Lounge, the celebrity gifting suite at the Windsor Arms Hotel.  This year’s lounge is the first in North America where every single sponsor is contributing to a charity.  A full article will come on Tuesday’s issue.

Cassandra Bowers: Accounting to Independent Event Planner (CORRECTED PIECE)

Event planner Cassandra Bowers runs a successful event company, Bowers and Co. Event Management, which launched just a little over a year ago, in May of 2008.  The company focuses primarily on organizing corporate events, including charity events, though it has also planned some personal events such as weddings and retirement parties.  One of Cassandra’s first […]

A Hair Raising Event: July 16, 2009

Nicole Weinman On Thursday July 16, JK Lifestyle, an up and coming social media event planning company, hosted  “A Hair Raising Event” at Daddario Hair Co, located in the Yonge and Wellesley area of Toronto to raise funds for YWCA Toronto Women’s Shelter. According to the YWCA site, ‘The shelter provides safe and secure emergency […]

Poll: Joan Should NOT have won

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked its readers whether they thought Joan Rivers deserved to win this season’s Celebrity Apprentice.  It was no surprise that more than half of you (54.1%) believed that Joan did not deserve the win, since she was extremely rude, especially to the runner-up, Annie Duke.  Some of you, at 13.1%, thought […]

Celebrity Apprentice: Did Joan Deserve the "win"?

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Smartbride.ca Raises Funds to Help Women

Cynthia Cheng   Smartbride.ca, the recently-launched free, classified site catering to all things bridal-related, held a charity event to raise money for the Women Moving Women program.  Women Moving Women, which is part of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, helps lower-income women escape poverty by empowering themselves.