Building awareness for Women of Baycrest On March 2 @ T.Spot's Koolhaus

Featuring award-winning actress and comedian Carla Collins, musical performance by Aleesia, and DJ Spins by Ted Dancin'

TORONTO, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - March 2 will mark a memorable evening in support of women's brain health research and innovation with an exclusive first look at Carla Collins' soon to be released motivational, edgy, laugh-out-loud blockbuster: Angels, Vampires and DNo.^&%$+*!S.

Join the award-winning comedian and actress for a candid confessional. Enjoy an evening of enticing cocktails and morsels courtesy of McEwan Fine Foods. Tunes spun by DJ Ted Dancin' and live performance by Canadian musical sensation Aleesia.

"Women of Baycrest, a network of women financially supporting leading-edge scientific research and discovery, is thrilled to be joining hands with these talented individuals for an evening of laughter, music and wonderful food," says Lynn Posluns, founder and chair, Women of Baycrest. "Our hope is to further spread the word about this inspirational organization which raises funds to support new initiatives in women's brain health."

Traci Melchor, Toronto icon and celebrity entertainment reporter for etalk, will MC the evening. The festivities on March 2 will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale to the general public in advance for $95 and $125 at the door. All proceeds for the evening will be donated to Women of Baycrest. Tickets can be purchased online at www.womenofbaycrest.com/carlacollins or by calling 416.785.2500 ext. 2045. Each guest will receive a signed copy of Carla's new book Angels, Vampires and DNo.^&%$+*!S.

The evening is being sponsored in part by Francine Socket & Associates, Event Architects, McEwan Fine Foods, Crystalized Design, Designing Trendz, Furnishings by Corey, and Koolhaus to support the Women of Baycrest Research Fund.

About Women of Baycrest

The mission of Women of Baycrest is to support leading-edge scientific research and discovery into women's brain health and aging. Since last year, Women of Baycrest have presented more than 10 unique events to create awareness and raise funds for research that is needed to examine the differences between men and women's brains.

The goal is to raise $3 million to fund a Research Chair in Women's Brain Health and Aging at Baycrest. To learn more, visit www.womenofbaycrest.com.

About Baycrest

Baycrest is an academic health sciences centre, internationally renowned for its care of aging adults and its excellence in aging brain research, clinical interventions and treatments, and promising cognitive rehabilitation strategies. For more information about Baycrest, go to www.baycrest.org.

SOURCE Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care

For further information: For further information: Ruth Morayniss, Director, Marketing & Donor Communications, Baycrest Foundation/Women of Baycrest, P. (416) 785-2500 ext. 2037, C. (416) 577-5213, rmorayniss@baycrest.org; Stephanie Tamblyn, Stream Communications, P. (416) 922-7591, C. (416) 371-4860, stamblyn@streamcommunications.ca

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