Past Fundraisers and Events
“The Great Glam” 2013 Fashion Show Fundraiser
Thank you to everyone who supported Hopewell’s 10th annual Fashion Show Fundraiser “The Great Glam” on October 9th at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club in Aylmer.
The theme this year was“The Great Gatsby” and fashions were presented by Earlene’s House of Fashion, Harry Rosen and Pat Flesher Furs.
This event would not have been possible with the participation of and sponsorship by the following:
Event Chair Terri Hoddinott and her amazing and generous committee members ; Howard Fine Jewellers and Custom Designers; Porter Airlines; Jubilee Fine Jeweller; Trinity Development; Mark Motors; Ottawa-Carleton Mortgage; The Women’s Ultrasound Clinic; Michael Kors; Allegra Print and Design; Corie Seed; The Capelli Club; Lorie Hoddinott.
Click here for photos of the event.
The Hopewell “Love Your Life” Valentine’s Gala 2013
The fifth annual Hopewell “Love Your Life” Valentine’s Gala took place on Saturday, February 9, 2013. Held at our event partner’s Hilton Garden Inn (Ottawa airport location) the event was a night of celebration which included a delicious meal, a silent auction and musical entertainment from the incomparable Showtime Party Band. Other highlights were a fun photo booth courtesy of photographer Anna Epp and a Sip ‘n Tip with wine provided by Pelee Island Wineries. The evening was emceed by Kim Sullivan of Boom 99.7 and our guests danced the night away and took the opportunity to “Love their lives”!
Thanks to the organizing committee, honorary chairs Police Chief Charles Bordeleau and media personality Natalie Kahale and all who donated and supported!
Click here for audio advertisement for the event courtesy of Boom 99.7 FM
Click here for an interview with chair Candice Bazinet to find out all about the event
Fashionistas Flaunt it for Hopewell 2012
Hopewell’s fundraiser “Fashionistas Flaunt it for Hopewell” was held at Ashbury College on October 3rd and had a vintage Hollywood theme. One hundred and seventy five guests enjoyed a fabulous cocktail, dinner and a fashion show expertly emceed by Stuntman Stu with fashions from Anik Boutique, Harry Rosen and Pat Flesher Furs. Complimentary valet parking courtesy of Marks Motors of Ottawa was provided by Responsible Choice.
The guest speaker was Dr. Ian Manion, clinical psychologist, researcher and executive director of the Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO.
Thanks to our presenting sponsor Ernst and Young – Gary Zed, our sponsors Ottawa-Carleton Mortgage, Scotia McLeod, Jubilee Fine Jewelers; live auction donors The Marcus and Groper families, Sheila Copps and Austin Thorn, Howard Fine Jewellers and Custom Design and all our silent auction contributors.
Thank you to our essential contributors:
Corie Seed for graphic design, Allegra Print and Imaging, Bruce Acland Selectcom, Brown’s Catering, Hair by Brian Easter from Le Salon, Makeup by Laura Calasente and Aglaia from Stila, Photography by Lori Hoddinott and Sen Rasaratnam.
Gifts donated by Michael Kors, Andi Marcus, Pat Flesher Furs, Greenbank Flowers, Fruits and Passion. Candy Bar provided by Bulk Barn.
Our models this year were: Sheila Copps, Alex Munter, Nicole Loreto,Lee-Anne Lacroix, Shelley Page Carole Anne Meehan, Katherine Jeans, Majida Saikaley, Adrian Harewood, Andrew Reeves, James Whitehouse, Daniele Houde and Eva Edwards
A HUGE THANK YOU to event chair Terri Hoddinott and the wonderful ladies in her organizing committee, all our sponsors donors and volunteers without whom this event would not be possible.
Click here for photographs of the event.
Listen to Event Chair Terri Hoddinott in conversation with Kim Sullivan of Boom 99.7 FM
"This self-help group has been a really important step in my recovery.”
“This binge eating group helps me save a small piece of me every week and it’s offering me the opportunity to feel safe and loved.”
“I had wanted support in a group setting for many years, and finally got it. I hope this support community continues to grow and touch others lives like it did mine.”