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Superwomen & Friends – Red Carpet Gala (November 21, 2008)

Celebrate women role models & mentors in our lives at the “Superwomen & Friends Red Carpet Gala” brought to you by Women in Leadership at Four Seasons Hotel (791 West Georgia Street) on November 21st. Walk the red carpet and savor the life of a VIP and all its luxuries. Enjoy a fabulous evening of fashion, entertainment, makeovers and fun! Rena Heer (CTV weather presenter) will be the emcee for the evening and Melanie Berry (president of the JUNO awards and the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) is the keynote.
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Tickets are $165 (or $145 for groups of 4+) but will include:

  • Gift Bag
  • 3 Course Dinner
  • Live & Silent Auction
  • Dream Makeover
  • Fashion Show by JC Studio
  • Entertainment

And it all goes to a great cause: All funds raised through the Gala will benefit the foundation’s Advancing Women Leaders Mentorship Program. Click here to buy your ticket!

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Holt Renfrew – Holiday Bear’s 10th Anniversary

Every year since 1999, Holt Renfrew introduces a new “Holiday Bear“.

This endearing and beloved bear has become an important heirloom piece and collector’s item. Each year, great care is taken to create a unique bear and sweater, which stays true to Holt Renfrew’s style of reflecting today’s latest trends. And no one is more ON TREND than dynamic Canadian designers Dean and Dan Caten of DSQUARED2.

For $49, the price is steep, but 10% of proceeds are donated to the Children’s Wish Foundation.

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Cupcakes Bakery – $1 to Breast Cancer (October)

If you live in Vancouver, who hasn’t heard of the Cupcakes store? When its first bakery opened in 2001 on Denman street, the cutesy vintage cupcake shop was the talk of town. Platters of colorful pastel cupcakes sit behind the counter and the bakery has now expanded to two other locations on West Broadway and Edgemont Blvd in North Vancouver.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cupcakes is proudly donating $1 from every specialty “breast cancer cause cupcake” sold to help fund research for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, in hopes of a future without breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Cupcake is a pink vanilla cupcake finished with pink buttercream and decorated with the Breast Cancer Ribbon in pink icing. This is an annual cause cupcake in partnership with The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help create a future without breast cancer; the breast cancer cupcake will be sold throughout the month of October at all Cupcakes Bakery locations.

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Mavi Jeans – Dress in Good Conscience for Breast Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month and Mavi Jeans is jumping on board to help this charitable cause by developing a special edition “Dress in Good Conscience” t-shirt. Support the Canadian breast cancer foundation by purchasing a stylish tshirt from any Mavi store in Vancouver this month for a minimum donation of $25. Here are the addresses of three free-standing Mavi shop locations in Vancouver:

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