PHOTOS: Who’s Who at Two Big Late-Summer Fundraisers

Fred Lee heads to the late-summer galas for CLICK and Ronald McDonald House.

Flower Power benefitting CLICK (Contributing to the Lives of Inner-City Kids)

August 31, 2022

Woman in white dress at outdoor gala string lights

Inaugural Flower Power fashion fundraiser at Southlands Nursery featuring fall collections from Boboli and Bacci raised $90,000 for inner-city youth.

Maggie Murphy and Jane Young posing together

Fashion met cause as Boboli’s Margie Murphy collaborated with event co-organizer Jane Young to seed Flower Power fashion fete.

Gurmeet Sengara and Andrea Molnar pose together

Committee member Gurmeet Sengara and Bacci owner Andrea Molnar welcomed a capacity crowd of predominantly well-heeled and well-connected women to the outdoor show.

Maggie Ching and Sophia Yeh pose

Dressed for the occasion was Vancouver fashionistas Maggie Ching and Sophia Yeh.

Pao Yao and Thomas Hobbs pose together

Community leader and philanthropist Pau Yao Koo attended the fall runway show at Thomas Hobbs’ Southlands Nursery.

Nada Vuksic and Bruce Munro Wright pose together

Bruce eyewear owner Nada Vuksic accompanied her bestie and newly appointed Order of BC recipient Bruce Munro Wright to the end of summer event.

Nancy Forstrom and Thomas Tracey Pincott Max posing together

Nancy Forstrom Thomas and producer Tracey Pincott orchestrated the Southlands fashion show at sundown.

Susan Chow and Catherine Atyeo pose together

Flower Power co-founder Susan Chow aimed to help Catherine Atyeo’s volunteer-driven CLICK charity dedicated to helping underserved youth in Vancouver.

Ronald McDonald House’s A Night to Dream Gala

September 17, 2022

Laura Patrick and Joanna Clark pose together

Laura Patrick, chair of the A Night to Dream Gala, and committee member Joanna Clark, welcomed 300 guests to an elegant evening of dining and fundraising.

Linda Lemke and Richard Pass pose together

Ronald McDonald House BC bard chair Linda Lemke, and CEO Richard Pass were all smiles following the $600,000 raised which will provide 4,000 nights of comfort for families at Ronald McDonald House.

Clunis Family (4 members) pose together

The Clunis Family were grateful to Ronald McDonald House for providing a home away from home, a community of support and a restful space for family members to heal better together.

Gemma Bishop and Alexandra Thompson pose together

PR professional Gemma Bishop did double duty steering the gala-do with fellow committee member Alexandra Thompson, as well as drumming up press the 73-bedroom house dedicated to BC children and their families needing medical care in the city.


Angela Scardillo and Calvin MacInnis pose together

Angela Scardillo, SVP Marketing, Best Buy Canada and Calvin MacInnis, President & CEO, Coast Capital Savings were among corporate leaders in attendance at the red carpet, black-tie affair.

Vincent Chow and Riley Senft pose together

RMH BC board member Vincent Chow and Dr. Riley Senft, Clinical Assistant Professor, Anaesthesia, Lions Gate Hospital.

Kristi Gordon and Holly Conway pose together

Fronting the formal affair at the Westin Bayshore Hotel were Global TV’s Kristi Gordon and Virgin Radio’s Holly Conway.