LG Innovators' Ball: April 30, 2009

Nicole and Jenna having fun at the party! The LG Innovators’ Ball was held at the Ontario Science Centre on April 30, 2009.  A more detailed piece on the event will be posted in the next issue of Prospere Magazine, out May 12, 2009.

Junior League of Toronto Showhouse HOUSE PARTY – May 7, 2009

As you know, the Junior League of Toronto is holding Showhouse from May 8 to May 31, 2009.  However, if you’d like to take a peek at Showhouse a day early, there’s HOUSE PARTY on May 7, starting at 8 pm.  The event celebrates Showhouse’s designers and volunteers and will have delicious nibblies, tasty drinks, a […]

POGO Gala 2009

Deb Lewis and Cynthia Cheng Saturday, April 4, 2009 marked the eighth annual POGO Gala, held to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario.  Eight hundred elegantly-dressed guests attended this year’s event, which was held at the beautifully decorated Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex.  The evening included a silent auction, great food as well as a […]

Junior League of Toronto Showhouse – May 8 to May 31

The Junior League of Toronto (JLT) Showhouse will be held at McLean House, Estates of Sunnybrook in Toronto from May 8 to May 31.

Earth Hour: Most Participated but 33.3% thought it was gimmicky

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether you had plans to celebrate Earth Hour, which occurred this past Saturday.  Out of all of those who participated, 27.7% were took part for the second time and 33.3% were new at it.  Another 33.3% believed that it was something started by environmental activists.  The remaining 5% chose “other.” […]

A Little North of the Border in Manhattan

T U Dawood The Canadian Association of New York Foundation recently held its annual black-tie fundraising gala Maple Leaf Ball at The Plaza Hotel. The swanky affair brought out the crème de la crème of the Canadian community of New York with a VIP dinner followed by a cocktail dance party and ultimately an after […]

Flourishing for a Good Cause

TU Dawood Wine aficionados, young professionals, urbanites and socialites gathered at Yorkville Thursday night for Flourish, a fundraising wine-tasting reception with gourmet hors d’oeuvres, all set to a contemporary jazz background. The welcoming ambiance of Manyata Courtyard in the lower atrium of Hazelton Lanes provided the perfect ambiance for guests to sample delectable treats, mingle […]

Interview with a TIFF Volunteer, Part I

Cynthia Cheng The Toronto International Film Festival, now underway all over the city cannot possibly be as successful as it is without its volunteers. Prospere Magazine recently had the chance to speak with two of TIFF’s volunteers. Stephanie Jones is volunteering at TIFF for the first time. A recent McMaster University grad with a degree […]

Junior League of Toronto Recruitment Evening – September 10, 2008

The Junior League of Toronto, a women’s service/volunteer group with over 80 years of service, is holding its recruitment and information evening on Tuesday, September 10, 2008 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the League office, 539A Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto.  The League is looking for women who want to make a difference.  If you or someone […]

Flapper Chic and Dapper Gents: The Society Does the 1920s

Cynthia Cheng Imagine stepping into a time machine and being transported to the Jazz Age. The guests at The Society Toronto’s Daisy Buchannan Affair did just that on August 14, 2008. The Royal Canadian Yacht Club’s French Colonial style architecture provided a perfect setting for the event. The light drizzle did not ruin the event […]