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 […]

Tanzania-Based NGO to Hold Two GTA Fundraisers in February

Cynthia Cheng The Olive Branch for Children, Deborah McCracken’s organization which helps people and communities in Tanzania affected by HIV/AIDS, will be holding two fundraising events this month.  The first, a small cocktail event in Yorkville, will be held this February 11 at the Empire Restaurant and Lounge on Cumberland and Bay from 7 pm to […]

Gorgeous Dresses Auctioned for a Great Cause

Cynthia Cheng The first dress auction Frocktail Party was held at the Burroughs Building on Queen and Bathurst on November 12, 2009.  Started by a group of friends who’ve known each other for years, the event, which consisted of a silent auction of dresses, supported the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).  The JDRF was created over 30 years ago […]

Masked at the GenNext Rouge Fundraiser

T.U. Dawood The United Way and its youth division GenNext held its annual Rouge fundraiser on Saturday, November 14 to great success.  Held at One King West, the sold out Masquerade Gala drew a crowd of twenty and thirty-somethings set to enjoy the red-hot music and people-watching. This is the seventh year of Rouge and all 800 […]

Frocktail Party: November 12, 2009

Gorgeous dresses and amazing drinks and nibblies were all just part of the event that was the Frocktail Party, which supported the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.  Watch for more pictures and a detailed article out in our next issue!

Sailing Away at Boobyball 8

Cynthia Cheng The eighth Boobyball, held to benefit Rethink Breast Cancer, an organization helping young people who are concerned or affected by the disease, occured at Toronto’s Atlantis on October 2, 2009.  Hosted by The Society Toronto for the second time, this year’s event featured a nautical-related theme. Though most people were dressed “glamorous casual,” there were […]

Boobyball 8: October 2, 2009

The Boobyball, hosted by The Society Toronto was held on October 2, 2009.  The event, which was in support of Rethink Breast Cancer, was an amazing success.  A more detailed piece about the event will be posted in the next issue of Prospere Magazine.

Blo-Out POGO Party!

Cynthia Cheng Blo, Toronto’s only blow-dry only bar held its fundraiser for the POGO (Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) on Thursday, September 24.  The event, held at  Andrew Richard Design featured not only pink drinks (or “bevvies” as the party invite called them), but a “pink carpet” at the entrance. Guests were made to feel […]

Blo Supports POGO: September 23, 2009

Blo held an event at  Andrew Richard Design to support POGO, the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario on September 23, 2009.  A more detailed piece of the event will go up soon!

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 […]