By Sydney Kodatsky | Monday, June 13, 2011 - 1:25pm
in support of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Research and Support.
June 4, 2011 was a night to remember!
Fantastic live musical entertainment, professional casino games, fabulous prizes & an extensive silent auction all in support of research, patient care & education to improve the prognosis of TTP. Check out all 2011 Chance for Change photos Here!
LIVE MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
Jennifer Cullen is an award winning pianist and singer, whose performing experience includes touring as part of The Brother’s Grimm cast on the East Coast, as well as roles in La Traviata and Othello, among others. Jennifer was a featured soloist in a concert put on by the Czechoslovakian Consulate celebrating Czechoslovakian history, which was aired on Classical 98.3FM. She has been the recipient of many awards, including one from the Metropolitan Opera National Council.
Carrie Jayne Wiebe, a soprano, has been seen on operatic stages across Canada in the roles of Elettra in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, the Countess in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, and Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. From 2008-2010, she was a cast member for the Toronto production of The Sound of Music co-produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Mirvish. She was a finalist in the 2005 Metropolitan Opera National Council awards in Seattle, Washington and has recorded for CBC Radio and the Naxos classical label. She can currently be heard on the new debut album Worm Songs (2010), by alt-jazz-country band The Earthtones.
PROFESSIONAL CASINO GAMES
Professional dealers facilitated fun gaming for both new and experienced gamers.
Guests tried their best to triple their odds to win the raffle!
Grand Prize: VIP Trip to Las Vegas
Second Prize: 104.5 CHUM FM with Roger, Darren & Marilyn
Third Prize: 2 Pairs of Snow Shoes