MONTREAL, March 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Dress for Success Montreal hosted its first benefit gala "An Evening of Style" on Saturday, March 19, 2016 that was attended by more than 400 guests. The evening raised funds for the not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help empower women of all socio-economic backgrounds to achieve financial independence.
The event was held in the showroom of Luciani Infiniti which was glamorously transformed for an evening of style by Total Events & Entertainment and Buonanotte Traiteur. The highlight of the evening was a stunning fashion show, thanks to Emanuela Lolli of Fashion Preview and the collections of local designers Leinad Beaudet, Masabni, KQK and Dynamite. Denis Gagnon also unveiled a limited-edition silk scarf exclusively designed for Dress for Success Montreal.
Dress for Success Montreal would like to thank Marie-Claude Savard, the event's esteemed spokesperson, and its extraordinary ambassadors, including Isabelle Marcoux (TC Transcontinental), Anna Goodson (entrepreneur), Azamit (styliste), Lisa Swiderski (Banque Nationale), Mélanie Frappa (ELLE QUÉBEC), Deborah Cherenfant (Mots d'elles) and Serge Beauchemin (Dans l'œil du dragon).
Dress for Success Montreal also thanks all of the evening's sponsors and partners without whom the gala would not have been a success with a special mention to Banque Nationale, McMillan, Desjardins, Luciani Infiniti, TC Transcontinental, Groupe Dynamite, Deloitte, Air France, McCarthy Tétrault and Power Corporation of Canada, the evening's main sponsors.
The gala organizing committee, under the leadership of Mathilde Einhorn (Holdur), was made up of Sandra Abi-Rashed (TVA Publications), Valérie Apollon (Hydro-Québec), Jean-Félix Benoit, Anjali Caillat (Centre PHI), Pascale Gillon (Luciani Infiniti), Julie Goldsman (McMillan), Maude Lahière (Groupe Dynamite), Sabrina Luciani (Luciani Infiniti), Mélanie Mamet (Cola 1642), Anne-Solène Rioult (Osler) and Anthony Rudman (Dentons).
About Dress for Success Montreal
Dress for Success Montreal is an organization dedicated to helping women from all socio-economic backgrounds reintegrate into the workforce and, by doing so, empower them and help them achieve their economic independence. It is supported by the Dress for Success worldwide organization, which has already helped more than 850,000 women. The Montreal affiliate bridges the gap between agencies, social services and the workplace, and offers its clients programs, including ready to wear and ready to work programs, career centres and professional women's groups.
For more information: dressforsuccessmontreal.org
SOURCE Dress for Success Montreal
Image with caption: "The board of directors of Dress for Success Montreal (from left to right Dominique Perron (PSP Investments), Véronique Boivin (Desjardins and president of Dress for Success Montreal), Linda Caty (National Bank), Mélanie Leduc (Deloitte), Annie Gauthier (vice-president and Pharmascience). © Copyright Guillaume Pelletier (CNW Group/Dress for success Montreal)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160324_C8203_PHOTO_EN_650434.jpg
For further information: Véronique Boivin, President, Tel : (514) 404-8335, Email : [email protected]