Fashionable Tea Party for a Good Cause

With the much anticipated royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton fast approaching, the St. Laurent Centre has put together a fabulous fashionable fundraiser for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.  On April 21, 2011 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. guests of the Royal ParTea will be treated to high tea services provided by Thyme & Again, Angle’s Gate sparkling wine and delicious treats.  The Governor General Foot Guard will be present adding to the elegance of the fourth floor gallery in the Museum of Nature.  In addition to the beautiful setting and delicious treats, guests will be entertained with a walk-about fashion show showcasing the latest spring fashion from the St. Laurent Centre, inspired by Catherine Middleton. 

Present at the Royal ParTea to speak about the royal wedding is Jeanne Beker, a fashion icon in Canada and worldwide.  For me, I know Jeanne as one of the judges on “Canada’s Next Top Model”.  But Jeanne is best known for being the star and segment producer of the internationally syndicated Fashion Television.  She is an expert when it comes to fashion, as she has been traveling the world to attended countless of fashion shows and interview top designers.  Jeanne will be sharing the inside scoop on the much anticipated wedding before heading off to London for the real thing happening on April 29th, 2011 at Westminster Abbey. 

Recently I’ve added her to Twitter and love all of her fashionista updates.

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Dressing up for an elegant tea party with Jeanne Beker sounds like an amazing way to spend a spring afternoon.  The gift bags for guest puts this event over the top. Each guest will receive a gift bag filled with: full size Dior, Channel, Pandora, Smashbox, Crabtree & Evelyn, Pretty Fours and more…. The value of these gift bags supersedes that of the ticket.  

The best part of this event, is that proceeds from each ticket will go directly to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.   

“The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation is dedicated to increasing cancer survivorship in Eastern Ontario.  We unite those who want to be active in the fight for cancer survivorship, drawing on their expertise and resources to fund the gaps between what can be done and what is being done to reduce suffering and death due to cancer in Eastern Ontario.  We support cancer care and research to prevent, detect, diagnose and cure cancer.” (Mission Statement, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation)

A few amazing things being done by the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation are:

  • Recognizing four strategic priorities to enhance the lives of cancer patients & families: shorter waiting times, access to care closer to home, access to the latest new therapies and research and overall improved quality of life.
  • Building the region’s first centre for cancer survivorship, the Maplesoft Centre, opening in Fall 2011.
  • Partnerships with members of the community to achieve breakthroughs in cancer survivorship, including: research, treatment and supportive care.
  • Providing psychosocial care and support before, during and after the diagnosis of cancer and treatment.
If you wish to donate but cannot attend this wonderful event, please click here.
Make sure to get your tickets soon because quantity is limited.
To purchase tickets please contact: 613-247-3527 (ext. 228)

Guest post by Ashelle of Pink Beautiful Love

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