Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua stands beside Team Revolution at the starting line
10 Jun 2016

GIRO 2016 – Vaughan

Villa Charities Foundation hosted its 10th annual Giro ride on May 29. This year cyclists chose between two routes, both of which began and ended at Eagles Nest Golf Club: the 100-km “GranFondo” and the 60-km “MedioFondo.” Participants raised 110...
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10 Jun 2016

The Vitanova Foundation

The Vitanova Foundation, a non-profit corporation providing addiction-related services, is now selling T-shirts to raise awareness and funds for its cost-free programs, including therapy services, individual counselling and shelter for individuals living in recovery from substance abuse. All net proceeds...
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Enza Marzano-Pellegrini, principal of the Montessori School of Kleinburg, is presented with an award for volunteering with The Olive Branch for Children
10 Jun 2016

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION AWARDS

In celebration of National Volunteer week, the City of Vaughan held its 2016 Volunteer Recognition Awards this past April. The ceremony, which encouraged not-for-profit community organizations to nominate their most outstanding volunteers, recognized over 70 individuals for their efforts throughout...
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10 Jun 2016

Giant Tiger Raises over $100,000 for Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief Efforts

Family-owned company Giant Tiger has raised over $100,000 to date for Fort McMurray wildfire relief efforts. A fundraiser to “round your receipt up to the closest dollar” began on May 5 at Giant Tiger stores across Canada. The funds will...
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CEO of Jazz FM Ross Porter, Tony Bennett, journalist Lisa LaFlamme, Toronto Star editor Michael Cooke, Jazz.FM director Joseph Manzoli
10 Jun 2016

Jazz.FM91 presents “An Evening with Tony Bennett”

Tony Bennett and his quartet put on a spectacular performance on April 2, as guests enjoyed the tastes of a gourmet dinner at the Liberty Grand. “An Evening with Tony Bennett” in support of Jazz.FM91 drew in a crowd at...
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Attendees gather at Palais Royale for the Nanny Angel Network’s fundraiser and dinner, which included entertainment by musician Michael Feinstein
10 Jun 2016

Nanny Angel Network

Three hundred guests gathered at Palais Royale on Friday, May 6, where the Nanny Angel Network (NAN) hosted its first-ever “Angels and Heroes” fundraiser, featuring Michael Feinstein as the special guest entertainer. The NAN is a program that matches up...
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VLGboard members and staff, Richard Gambin, Christopher Citrullo, Cinzia Del Zotto, The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, Jerry Buligan, Annette Zuccaro Vanin, Andrew Lacobelli
10 Jun 2016

Better Beds Fundraising Campaign

The Better Beds Fundraising Campaign officially launched on May 19. The event raised close to $97,000 for the Villa Leonardo Gambin Residence, which brought them closer to their $560,000 fundraising goal. The Residence, which houses 168 seniors and adults with...
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Raffi Tokmakjian, president of Tokmakjian Group; Peter Kent, Conservative MP for Thornhill; Matthew Nighswander, ambassador for Special Olympics Ontario; Glenn MacDonell, president and CEO of Special Olympics Ontario; Ajay Mehra, chief operating officer at Tok Transit; and Ted Galinis, general manager at Durham Region Transit
22 Apr 2016

Tok Transit drives home another $40,000 for Special Olympics Ontario

The team of transportation moguls at Toronto-based Tok Transit is passionate about more than just getting their clients from point A to point B. As longtime supporters of Special Olympics Ontario (SOO), Tok Transit contributed another $40,000 to the cause...
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Left to right: Sarah Dame, president and CEO of BBBSY, Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, Vaughan-Woodbridge Liberal MP Francesco Sorbara, King-Vaughan Liberal MP Deb Schulte
07 Apr 2016

Bowl for Kids Sake — Vaughan

A fierce and friendly bowling competition took place on March 6 at Splitsville Woodbridge, formerly known as Woodbridge Bowl, and it was for a great cause. Hosted by A&B Courier Service Ltd. in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of...
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