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 […]

Toronto Has a Big Old Hollywood Night Out

Cynthia Cheng Marilyn?  Bogie?  What are these dead actors doing in Toronto?  No, they have not come back to life.  Instead, these were celebrity impersonators greeting guests at the “red carpet” entrance to Big Night Out, a gala and fundraiser celebrating the Toronto Chapter of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, a mentorship program with a very […]

Swanky House Party Helps Kick off Show House

Cynthia Cheng The Junior League of Toronto (JLT) Showhouse, which opened on Friday, May 8,  kicked off with HOUSE PARTY, the evening before its opening.  Held in a tent at the Estates of Sunnybrook, behind the Showhouse venue, McLean House,  the evening celebrated Showhouse’s designers and volunteers, all of whom put in a great deal of work […]

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 […]

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.