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Toronto, Sept 6 (Canadian-Media): Robbie Robertson, a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor and author was presented yesterday a with a Key to the City at a press conference held at Toronto International Film Festival Bell Lightbox in recognition of his enduring contribution to music and the arts in Canada and around the world, media reports said.
Robbie Robertson. Image credit: Twitter handle
The Key to the City, the highest honour that the City can grant to an individual or a group awarded to the inspiring individuals who have contributed significantly to civic life.
The Key to the City was presented to Robertson prior to the world premiere of the film "Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band," the opening film of TIFF.
Robertson is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and is best known for his work as lead guitarist and primary songwriter for The Band.
"Robbie Robertson has inspired Torontonians for decades with his music and incredible talent for songwriting. A Canadian music legend, he has contributed to the establishment of a musical genre known as Americana. It's a point of pride for our city to witness Robbie's enduring influence on artists here and around the world. For his contribution to Toronto's arts and culture industry, I am proud to present a Key to the City to Robbie Robertson, " said John Tory.
Oakville, Sept 2 (Canadian-Media): Oakville’s largest South Asian gala, Oakville Diwali Gala 2019, would be held in Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) on Sept in support of OTMH, media reports said.
More than 400 guests are expected to attend this gala to enjoy a glamorous evening as Oakville Diwali presents Lights, Camera, Auction! This year’s event will directly benefit the expansion of the surgical program, putting essential equipment in the hands of OTMH caregivers.
“Oakville Diwali has become an important event for the Oakville Hospital Foundation both for the funds it raises and for the awareness the event brings to our community hospital. We are immensely grateful to the passionate volunteer committee behind Oakville Diwali. Without them and our generous sponsors, this event could not be possible.” said Mary McPherson, CEO Oakville Hospital Foundation
What: 6th Annual Oakville Diwali Gala
When: Friday, September 20th, 2019 | 6:30 pm – 12:00 am
Where: Lakeshore Convention Centre, 806 Southdown Road Mississauga, ON L5J 2Y4
Who: Oakville Diwali committee, in support of the Oakville Hospital Foundation
The red-carpet gala will bring high-end entertainment, cocktails from the open bar combined with tasty appetizers followed by sumptuous Indian family-style dinner by The Host.
“For four-years, CPS Flooring has supported the Oakville Diwali gala. Giving back to a community I belong to and that supports my business is the best way to say thank you. This year, I am happy to support the 6th annual Oakville Diwali gala. Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital is where my neighbors, loved ones and customers go when they need care close to home. I believe every individual and business should do what they can to support world-class community healthcare,” said Doug Kurtin, President, CPS Flooring.
Also included are other fundraising efforts such as Pop the balloon in the Balloon Burst to win some excellent gifts and place your bids in the Live Auction for the chance to win an adventurous trip, and many more elite prizes!
Everybody is encouraged to donate for this noble cause with heart and soul for Cause within a Cause and help a seriously injured person to recover and change his life forever.
“Having fundraised over a million dollars in five years for Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville Diwali is all set for their 6th Annual Gala Dinner. Come and celebrate Oakville Diwali in a Bollywood meets Hollywood style evening. Enjoy exciting performances by Canada’s #1 Bollywood Dance Company, Broken Dance. Do not forget to bring your dancing slippers to dance away the night until you drop with DJ Jiten’s music.”– Rekha Sharma, Chair, Oakville Diwali.
Get your tickets NOW: https://ohf.akaraisin.com/ui/DIWALI2019/tickets
INDIVIDUAL $250 | TABLE $2,500 | CORPORATE TABLE $3,500 (includes valet parking)
We thank our partners for their generous support: CPS Flooring, CN, Scotia Wealth Management, SIGMA Group, and MUKTA Advertising.
For more information, please contact Suzanne Hallsworth at Oakville Hospital Foundation by phone: (905) 845-2571 Ext.: 6250
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Event website: www.OakvilleDiwali.com | #OakvilleDiwali2019