Farha Foundation

Farha Foundation

September 27, 2005 13:33 ET

Media Advisory: The Farha Foundation Holds a Press Conference Announcing the 7th Annual Maskarade

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 27, 2005) - The Farha Foundation, Quebec's leading AIDS fundraising organization committed to helping men, women, and children living with HIV and AIDS, invites you to a press conference courtesy of a friend of the foundation. The press conference will take place on September 28, 2005 from 5pm - 7pm at Le Garcon Restaurant.

Dr. Rejean Thomas, honorary President of the 2005 gala, President of la Clinique medicale l'Actuel and founding President of Medecins du Monde Canada, will be hosting the press conference discussing AIDS and HIV in Quebec and the goals for MASKARADE 2005. Dr. Thomas is at the forefront of AIDS research in Quebec and around the world. His clinic is known as a global leader in HIV/AIDS research and care. Dr. Thomas' knowledge and expertise combined with the event's exceptional food, excellent prizes and outstanding entertainment is sure to make for one hot ticket!

Isabelle Cyr, this year's master of ceremony will also be on hand at the press conference to showcase what people can expect at this year's event. This multitalented artist who has been nominated for a Genie Award is sure to make the evening extra special with her charm, charisma and passion for the cause.

MAC Viva Glam plays an integral role as this year's platinum sponsor. More than 350 guests are expected at this year's event. Attendees will participate in events showcasing fabulous prizes, and experience culinary delights from BICE. In addition, MASKARADE's entertainment will be world-class. Internationally renowned violinist, Lucia Micarelli is set to perform. This young virtuoso has toured the globe with Josh Groban and her career is only getting started. Louise Pitre, the Tony Award nominated Broadway star is sure to give life to the cabaret theme of the event with her outstanding voice. There will also be some special surprise entertainment.

Step into MASKARADE 2005, an event like no other, at the Farha Foundation's press conference. Let the mystery seduce you and enjoy the magic.

Event: Press Conference for the Farha Foundation's 7th annual
Maskarade Gala, Cabaret

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at 5 PM

Location: Restaurant Garcon, 1112 Sherbrooke West, Montreal,
Tel.: 514.843.4000

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