May we take this moment to once again welcome a new month and new members to the B-Scene Club, thanks for being a part of our monthly BLOG which puts you, our valuable clients and partners at the forefront. May is an extremely busy month with the unofficial start to cottage season and the first long weekend to look forward too, so let’s jump right into this month’s Top 10 list of not to B-missed events and opportunities:
- We begin the month with McHappy Day this Wednesday, May 4. This year marks the 23rd McHappy Day in the history of McDonald’s® Canada. Since its inception, the event has raised more than $42 million for Ronald McDonald House Charities®, CLICK HERE for more details.
- Continuing on the food trail for charity, the 5thAnnual Cook for the Cure wraps up this Friday, May 6 at Il Porcellino Italian Restaurant & Catering in Mississauga. Peel’s finest from Peel Regional Police will trade their vests for aprons at this Friday’s special event and serve your favourite Penne Alla Vodka dish at lunch to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. DETAILS HERE.
- More food for a good cause, AllStar Wings & Ribs is host to an exclusive NHL Alumni with the Mississauga Firefighters charity hockey game thisSaturday, May 7 all in the name of the Ron Faulkner Memorial Benefit at the VIC Johnston Arena, followed by a meet & greet and signing session with the pro hockey players at AllStar Wings & Ribs, 6465 Millcreek Drive in Mississauga. CLICK HERE for details.
- Sunday, May 8th is all about celebrating moms and one way you can do that is by treating her to an inspired cuisine created with seasonal local ingredients prepared by Executive Chef Neil Mather at Novotel Vaughan. PREVIEW THE MENU HERE and CALL 905.695.1735 for reservations.
- On Thursday, May 12, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual General Meeting & Networking Reception at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Toronto Vaughan. Meet the newly sworn in 2016 Board of Directors, network with peers and explore some practical branding and social media tips with Guest Speakers Elio Gatto from SocialKnowHow.Com and our very own Nadia Cerelli-Fiore from PlanBPromotions.Ca. REGISTER HERE.
- The City of Vaughan Mayor’s Gala will be taking place on Wednesday, May 25 at the Terrace Banquet Centre in Vaughan. The annual Mayor’s Gala raises funds in support of more than 100 not-for-profit community organizations. This year’s theme, Making Modern History, will also mark the city’s 25th milestone as a city. GET INVOLVED and visit here to confirm participation.
- Continuing with the theme of promoting business and investment opportunities, the Italian Chamber of Commerce (ICCO) hosts its annual prestigious Business Excellence Awards on Thursday, May 26 at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex in Toronto. DETAILS HERE.
- We head back to Novotel Vaughan on Friday, May 27 for a wine and dine pairing event with Kim Crawford featured wines and a sensational dinner. RESERVATIONS ARE LIMITED, CLICK HERE.
- From Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, our neighbours to the west present Carassauga, a three-day cultural event showcasing over 70 countries at different pavilions throughout Mississauga. MORE INFO HERE.
- And to wrap-up the month, CIPBA (Canadian Italian Business & Professional Association) Toronto hosts its annual Castello Italia onSunday, May 29 at Casa Loma, the grounds will be transformed into an outdoor Italian Piazza with entertainment, activities for all ages, Italian food and wine stations and so much more. DETAILS HERE.
- And finally, we’re exceeding the top 10 with an 11th notable mention for the Woodbridge Cruisers 8300 Hwy 27 Weekly Car Show, opening night is Wednesday, May 18 with proceeds to SickKids Foundation and Million Dollar Smiles. Follow the weekly event here.
Need more info or interested in any of these events, we invite you to contact us and get involved to B-Scene. Please feel free to also forward this email to any of your colleagues or community partners who may be interested in participating or attending any of these events!
We look forward to seeing you,