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On September 29th, 2017, WIN House will hold our 2nd Under the Umbrella Gala, celebrating the incredible courage of domestic violence survivors. The gala includes a champagne reception, gourmet three-course dinner with wine, exciting entertainment and the opportunity to bid on fabulous silent auction items. Join us as we celebrate the success of our women among the greatest champions of our cause, like YOU, who help us change and save lives every day.
Last year’s event was a truly memorable night beneath the beautiful chandelier at the Chateau Lacombe. Guests enjoyed champagne and hors d’oeuvres while browsing a range of silent auction items during cocktail hour.
Over 150 guests joined us for an elegant evening with an important message of empowerment for women who have weathered the storm – and were ready to tell their story. Without a doubt, the inspirational highlight of the night was the speech of former WIN House client, Jill, who told her story of devastating trauma, of her journey to healing and of her courage to stand up to domestic violence.
Through an energetic and exciting cash appeal, we were able to raise over $34,000 to purchase a new transport van, operate the 24/7 Helpline for a full year, provide over 200 babies with diapers during their 21 days in shelter, and purchase the supplies for 30 household packages. In total the event raised $55,000 in its first year and was a huge success! Help us make the 2017 year bigger and better than ever.
Big or small, every positive action makes a difference in the lives of abuse victims. We can do something about it.
Event Details: The Chateau Lacombe Alberta Ballroom - Friday, September 29th - 5:30pm Cocktail Reception - 7pm Program and Dinner - Entertainment by Hardly a Band
IMPORTANT FAQs: PLEASE READ PRIOR TO PURCHASING TICKETS
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? 18+ only. ID may be checked at the door. No Minors
What if I want to sit with certain people? If you wish to be guaranteed a seat with certain people, please ensure you purchase tickets within the SAME order. We are unable to guarantee select seating locations if tickets are purchased seperately of each other.
Do I have to dress in Costume/Period Dress? What is the Dress Code? Guests are strongly encouraged to dress in formal wear. Dresses/Gowns for women, ties and jackets for men. No jeans, T-shirts, runners, ballcaps and other casual clothes permitted.
What if I have more than 8 at a reserved, guaranteed table? We have limited availability however can stretch seating at reserved tables to 9 or 10. Please contact us PRIOR to making your table purchase so that we can accommodate.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Parking is available at the hotel. $18.00 for self parking and $25.00 for valet.
What can/can't I bring to the event? No outside food or beverage permitted.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 780.471.6709 Ext 225.
What is the refund policy? 100% NON refundable
Do you accommodate allergies? The hotel will make every effort to accommodate severe allergies due to health risks and cultural related dietary restrictions within the parameters of the set menu. Please contact us approximately 3 weeks prior to the event to confirm menu and consult dietary requirments. No substitutions or changes will be accomodated inside of 3 weeks from the event date.