Rhonda’s round-up

By Rhonda Massad

Knights of Columbus Charity BBQ
The newly formed Knight of Columbus Lakeshore Council hosted a full house of more than 170 parishioners and friends on Sept. 21. The inclement weather did not deter the fun and delicious BBQ fare served up after mass at St. Edmund’s Church on St. Charles Boulevard in Beaconsfield.

The Knights of Columbus are a group of engaged men who globally raise millions of dollars for charity, and this is one of many events that makes this possible.

Girl’s Glam Night to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the West Island
Francesca Corso, executive director of BBBSWI, promised a girl’s night out for girls of all ages and her team delivered. Ladies came out to have their hair styled, their make-up done, and mini manicures and of course a glam photo shoot.

Raffle prizes for those that got their glam passport signed by each kiosk included a box of yummy cupcakes, a faux-fur purse, jewellery and much more.

The $30 ticket price also included cocktails and appetizers from Le Club West Island. Several exhibitors were also handing out everything from beauty samples to decadent deserts.

Country Autumn Fair Pointe Claire

The second annual Pointe Claire Country Autumn Fair to benefit West Island Community Shares had me shoulder to shoulder with other very happy shoppers. The place waspacked. Igotajumpstartontheholiday gifts that I like to get done before it gets too crazy in the big stores. Taste tests were available for all kinds of goodies like olive oil, a variety of spaghetti sauce, candy apples and cookies from over 30 vendors. Hits 94.7 FM kept the party going outside in the pumpkin patch.

West Island Palliative Care Residence Sublime Wedding exhibition
We would like to invite you to Sublime Weddings, a unique wedding experience and the West Island’s first wedding exhibition.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: The Forest and Stream Club, 1800 Lakeshore, Dorval

BMO Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner to benefit West Island Community Shares

Full turkey dinner with all the trimmings, a silent auction, and a raffle to participate in with lovely prizes. Tickets only available in advance. Making a difference for those less fortunate. Ticket price: $50—to be purchased at your BMO branch or online at: weblink.donorperfect.com/BMo-dinner

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 7

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Olympia Reception Hall in Dollard des Ormeaux, 3855 St. Jean
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