Vinifera Wine Lovers' Gala
Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 6:30 pm
The Carlu, 7th floor, 444 Yonge Street
(corner of Yonge and College)
Hosted by Women in Capital Markets
- Fine wines
- Delectable cuisine
- Live auction
- Silent auction
On Wednesday, February 22, 2006, Bay Street's power elite will unite for a splendid evening of culinary and viniferous delights. The purpose is to raise money for Women in Capital Markets (WCM) and the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship. New this year, WCM will be partnering with Dress Your Best... The evening will feature the dishes of renowned chef Mark McEwan and other leading Toronto chefs, a variety of rare and prized wines, and avid bidding at live and silent auctions.
Last year's Vinifera Wine Lovers' Gala, attended by more than 700 investment industry professionals, was sold out! The past three years' events have raised over $180,000 for Women in Capital Markets and the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship. This year's festivities will begin with a champagne reception at 6:30 p.m. There will be a live auction featuring trips, golf packages, and rare wines while the silent auction will include wine accessories, spa packages, gourmet food baskets, and much more.
About Women in Capital Markets (WCM)
WCM is a nonprofit organization established in 1995 to advance the involvement and impact of women in the capital markets and to be a positive force for change in the industry. Capital markets activities include the issuing, buying, selling or trading of securities, currencies and derivatives. WCM is supported by the following nine Founding Firms, AGF Management Ltd., CIBC World Markets, Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital, Templeton Management Limited, TD Securities.
About The Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund honours the memory of a pioneering woman in capital markets. After being called to the Bar, Heather L. Main worked in corporate finance on Bay Street and led a number of innovative financings in the 1980's. She passed away suddenly in 1989. The scholarship was created in memory of her generosity of spirit and her support as a mentor. The scholarship enhances the profile of the capital markets among university women through financial support, a summer internship, and a mentoring program.
For further information or tickets please contact:
Women in Capital Markets
250 Consumers Road, Suite 301,
Toronto, ON M2J 4V6
Telephone: (416) 502-3614
Fax: (416) 495-8723