Media Advisory - Vinifera 2010 Celebrating Women in the Capital Markets
Together with Toronto's Top Female Chefs

TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ -

    What:  Vinifera 2010, the premier social event for Toronto's financial
           community and hosted by Women in Capital Markets (WCM), is taking
           place the evening of March 10, 2010.

           This year's event, the 10th annual Vinifera gala, features an
           exclusive group of Toronto's top female chefs who will be
           showcasing their gastronomic flare in unison with outstanding
           wines. Guests will not only be able to interact with these
           accomplished chefs while enjoying inspired culinary creations and
           fine wines, but will also have the opportunity to bid on
           one-of-a-kind auction items.

           Proceeds from Vinifera will go towards the Heather L. Main
           Memorial Scholarship Fund - an endowment set-up to encourage young
           women to pursue careers within the capital markets and financial
           industries - as well as to other WCM Education initiatives and
           outreach programs.

    Who:   The exclusive group of chefs includes: Anne Yarymowich from FRANK;
           Christine Cushing from Fearless in the Kitchen on the W Network;
           Mrs. Amar Patel of Indian Rice Factory; Dufflet Rosenberg of
           Dufflet Pastries; Esther Benaim, co-owner Great Cooks on Eight;
           and Dinah Koo, owner Koo & Co. Anne Martin, one of Toronto's star
           sommeliers, will also be on hand to share her passion for wine.

    When:  Wednesday, March 10 at 5:30pm

    Where: The Carlu
           444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor
           Toronto, Ontario

Vinifera 2010 is sponsored by UBS - Grand Cru Sponsor, along with Reserve Sponsors KPMG, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, ITG, BMO Financial Group, RBC Capital Markets, CIBC, Scotia Capital and TD Securities.

Women in Capital Markets (WCM), celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2010, is a non-profit organization that aims to support and advance female leaders in business, foster accountability for diversity in the industry, and recognize leaders who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women in the capital markets. More information is available at

SOURCE Women in Capital Markets (WCM)

For further information: For further information: Sherry Boisvert, Tel: (416) 924-4442 ext 260, email:

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