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This immersive evening with our fabulous emcee Sophie Lui will feature exquisite food, fantastic entertainment and inspiring stories, all in a stunning setting in the Star Sapphire Ballroom at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Vanhattan’s-own Fred Lee will bring in the energy for the Live Auction sponsored by Leavitt Machinery, and the paddle-raising Hearts Helping Hearts segment. The fundraising focus will be to beat the health inequity that women face when it comes to their heart and brain health. We can’t wait to see you on Saturday May 4!

Gala 2024 Program

5:30 p.m.

Gala Reception sponsored by Wheaton Precious Metals

Mix and mingle with a signature cocktail and beautiful musical accompaniment by the Georgina Manterola Duo, featuring piano and violin  Capture the moment of you and your guests with photos or a sketch artist.

6:50 p.m.

Star Sapphire Ballroom: Official program begins!

A surprise entertainer will welcome you into the lavish ballroom to savour an elegant heart-healthy dinner, curated especially for the Heart & Stroke Gala by the Fairmont culinary team.

You’ll hear inspiring stories from women living with heart disease. To support our Women’s Heart & Brain Health initiative, the evening will include a live auction, generously sponsored by Leavitt Machinery, with money-can’t-buy packages, followed by Hearts Helping Hearts and the Mystery Box announcement. What is the Mystery Box? You’ll have to attend to find out!

10:00 p.m.

Celebrate this year’s life-changing impact at the after-party

Vancouver’s best party band Dr. Strangelove will get the party rolling, covering everything from Frank Sinatra to AC/DC. There will be an after-party buffet so you’ll have the energy to get up and dance!

Important notes:

  • Dress code is black tie.

  • Parking is available at the Fairmont Pacific Rim for $35 by mentioning "Heart & Stroke Gala" to the valet attendant.

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