McCormick Home Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Annual Ritz Fundraising Gala
Celebration Includes Special Entertainment Guest from America’s Got Talent
January 11, 2016
LONDON, ON – The Ritz, McCormick Home Foundation’s annual fundraising gala and silent auction, is planning an extra special celebration to mark its 30th anniversary on January 14, 2016. Centred on the “pearl” theme of the 30-year anniversary, the Foundation is welcoming special guest Joe Castillo, the world’s premier sand artist featured on America’s Got Talent, who will use his craft to tell the poignant story of life in long-term care.
Held at the London Convention Centre, the event includes a three-course gourmet dinner, wine, and complimentary underground parking. A cocktail reception and the silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. Tickets are $150 each and can be purchased by calling Lynne Ryckman, McCormick Home Foundation director, at 519-432-2648 ext. 2318.
“We are honoured to be celebrating 30 years of our fundraising gala and silent auction,” says Lynne. “While this event provides the opportunity t o celebrate our achievements, it more importantly allows us the chance to honour those who have supported us over the years.”
The McCormick Home Foundation is a charitable organization that was established in 1984. The Foundation supports enhanced life enrichment programs and activities for the residents of McCormick Home and Alzheimer Outreach Services (AOS), including art therapy, music therapy and AOS program subsidies for those in need. Through a variety of fundraising initiatives, the Foundation has contributed a cumulative total of more than $1 million in support of these two organizations.
The McCormick Home Foundation wishes to gratefully acknowledge presenting sponsor Medical Pharmacies Group Limited, entertainment sponsor Medical Priorities and reception sponsor Elexco Group Limited.
For more information:
McCormick Home Foundation
Phone: 519-432-2648, ext. 2318