Ottawa Senators Foundation

Ottawa Senators Foundation

September 02, 2010 12:44 ET

Brookstreet Hotel's 8th Lumiere Gala to Benefit Local Children and Youth

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2010) - Brookstreet's eighth annual Lumière Gala on Wednesday, Sept. 8, is set to host 500 guests, including prominent members of the National Capital Region's corporate community and sports leaders.

More than $190,000 has been distributed to local charitable organizations from the gala's success over the past seven years. The Sens Foundation will be a beneficiary of this year's event. The mission of the Sens Foundation is to leverage and provide both financial and in-kind support to registered charitable organizations whose programs focus on improving the quality of life for children and youth in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.

"The Lumière Gala is an outstanding event where guests will enjoy exquisite cuisine and live entertainment, all contributing to a great cause." said Sens Foundation president Danielle Robinson. "The Sens Foundation is excited to be the recipient charity and looks forward to using the proceeds to make a difference in the health and well-being of our youth."

"We are committed to our community and proud to support the Sens Foundation," said Brookstreet Hotel executive vice-president Patrice S. Basille. "We are very pleased that the Lumière Gala and Brookstreet have been able to make a difference to local charities."

Basille and his team at the four-diamond hotel will host noted guests including members of the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club, Robinson and Ottawa Senators president Cyril Leeder.

Lumière begins at 6 p.m., with food and wine stations prepared by Brookstreet's executive chef Clifford Lyness and his culinary team. The gala's master of ceremonies, Sens PA announcer Stuntman Stu of 93.9 BOB FM, will get the official part of the evening underway with introductions. Guests will enjoy silent auctions and live entertainment. The gala concludes at 9 p.m. with a fireworks display.

Tickets for the gala are still available for $150 each and can be purchased through the Sens Foundation website (www.sensfoundation.com) or by phone at 613-599-0323. Brookstreet is extending a special room rate from $99 for all Lumière guests.

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