The second annual Tea & Tiaras will awe hundreds of Toronto’s finest with fashion, food and entertainment, all to support Starlight Children’s Foundation™ Canada
TORONTO, ON (September 29, 2015) - Mothers, daughters, aunts, grandmothers, cousins, friends and colleagues are preparing to dress in their Sunday best on October 25, 2015 to attend an afternoon filled with delicious teas and high fashion at Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada’s second annual Tea & Tiaras. The event, hosted by Suhana Meharchand, will take place at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York (100 Front Street West) from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., is an elegant afternoon geared to raise awareness and funds for Starlight Canada.
Throughout the afternoon, guests will be showered with a variety of decadent gourmet tea and treats, along with an assortment of live entertainment featuring many of Starlight Canada’s family programming recipients. Event highlights will include a performance by Starlight teen Karyssa, whose musical training throughout her chemotherapy treatment has brought her closer to her dream of becoming a recording artist; a fashion show featuring Starlight mothers and daughters modelling high fashions from Riani Designs; and a live art performance piece from pop artist Jessica Gorlicky, which will later be available for auction at the event.
In addition to live entertainment, Starlight Canada has enlisted the help of several local vendors to provide experiential moments throughout Tea & Tiaras, including a beauty corner (stocked with high end products at enviable prices), a custom photo booth and three pop-up boutiques featuring Ma Lu shoes, Skinlicious handcrafted soaps, and Tocara Jewelry. Guests will also be able to take advantage of the event’s silent auction which includes items such as airfare tickets from Air Canada Foundation to anywhere in North America, a one-year Goodlife gym membership, beauty baskets from M·A·C and Estée Lauder and much much more. Original works of art crafted by Starlight children, who have harnessed the power and therapeutic nature of creativity to cope will their illness and recovery will also be available for purchase.
“We are excited to be celebrating our 2nd Annual Tea & Tiaras event this October,” says Starlight Canada executive director Brian Bringolf. “Last year, our inaugural tea raised much needed funds for Starlight’s programming that supports seriously ill children and their families across the country – for 2015, we are anticipating a bigger and better event as Tea & Tiaras grows significantly.”
This year, Starlight Canada is thrilled to be welcoming an extensive list of Canadian talent to join in on the afternoon tea party including: JUNO winner Simone Denny; musicians Alessia Cole and Tara Shannon; Corner Gas’ Tara Spencer-Nairn; Saving Hope’s Kim Shaw and Parveen Kaur; media personalities Kim D’Eon, Lynn Spence and Allison Dore; along with many others.
Returning for their second year as Tea & Tiaras’ presenting sponsor is Bloom Lanys Professional Corporation, who are joined by supporting sponsors Toys“R”Us Canada and Babies“R”Us Canada, SmartREIT, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, TCG National, Metrowide, and Salt Depot.
Tickets for the second annual Tea & Tiaras can be purchased online for $80 per person, or $640 for a table of eight by visiting http://www.teaandtiaras.ca.
About Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada:
Starlight Children’s Foundation™ Canada is part of Starlight’s global network, serving kids and families through partnerships with more than 130 healthcare facilities. Over the past 30 years, Starlight has become a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world. Collaborating with innovators in pediatric healthcare, entertainment and technology, Starlight provides a unique blend of family-centered programs and services from hospital to home. Starlight partners with more than 1,750 healthcare facilities and pediatric hospitals in Australia, Canada, Israel, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, serving millions of children every year.
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About Bloom & Lanys:
Bloom Lanys Professional Corporation is a real estate boutique law firm providing business-driven service to its clients in a wide range of real estate transactions. For more than 25 years, BLPC has been advising on real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financings, and we are proud to say we have been a supporter of the excellent work of Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada for many years. For more information, please call 416-486-9913 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.