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Savour the Moment in support of the Children's Wish Foundation

There is a new food and wine event in town and it’s all for a great cause. On Friday, November 4th, the Children’s Wish Foundation is holding an upbeat, trendy cocktail party with an urban vibe at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. Savour the Moment promises to be a night full of the best food and drink samplings the city has to offer. The Children’s Wish Foundation is a uniquely Canadian charity that helps Canadian children, families and communities by granting the favourite wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. With every wish that they grant, it creates moments of joy that ease the pain of a child, give respite to the child’s family, and connect healthcare professionals...

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The story behind the Foodie Girlz

How did this all start? This all started out of my love for three things: Event planning: I’ve always loved event planning, but never took the plunge to get any formal training in it. Instead, I get a lot of joy out of planning events for myself and for others around me. I’ve been known to plan everything from small-scale things like dinner parties to larger-scale fundraising initiatives. About a year ago, I started organizing monthly ladies’ nights at my day job. Each month we go out for dinner and try to support local businesses in different areas of the city. Fundraising: The fundraising part came after a major event in my life. In August 2011, at the age of...

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