Flood relief fundraiser downtown this weekend!
Join me in beautiful downtown Burlington Sat. Aug. 23 for a fundraiser for Burlington flood victims, and enjoy free music as part of Saturdays in the Street (Brant&Elgin) and view exotic and high performance cars as part of Marques d’Elegance (Brant St). (Brant St).
So far, 20 downtown businesses have contributed gift certificates and products worth more than $1500 as part of our fundraiser.
- Martini House
- The Stinson Bistro Bar and Lounge
- Son of a Peach
- Keora Aveda Salon
- Emma’s Back Porch & the Water St Cooker
- Joe Dog’s Gasbar & Grill
- A Different Drummer Books
- Classic Jewellery
- Rayhoon Persian Eatery
- Anise Apothecary
- Tamp Coffee
- Kelly’s Bake Shoppe
- Lettuce Love Cafe
- Lakeshore Coffee House
- Centro Garden
- Jeff’s Guy Shop
- Mirella’s Ladies Boutique
- Brant Florist
We also have some special guests – some friends of mine and their young sons, 5 & 7, who will be selling freezies to raise funds – their initiative!! Great to see kids involved.
Ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman will be serving as Deputy Mayor to talk about the devastation in his ward and provide an update on the city’s flood relief efforts.
Buy your raffle ticket at the Burlington Downtown Business Association tent, where I’ll be on hand with volunteers selling raffle tickets and providing information on flood relief and all the ways you can help.
Program is below:
Raffle sales: 1:30-4pm, BDBA tent, Brant/Elgin
Speeches 2pm, Brant/Elgin: remarks from City Councillor Marianne Meed Ward with an update on flood relief efforts and opportunities for you to get involved.
Raffle winners: Announced 4pm Brant/Elgin
Hope to see you there!