DINNER & DANCE
PARTY

Save the date! Saturday February 9, 2019
Halifax Convention Centre
Dinner & Dance. Silent Auction & Raffle 

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Our Cause

THIS IS THE HOUSE THAT LOVE BUILT.

This is a big year for Hospice Halifax. Ground breaking in fact. A new 10-bed hospice residence will open in Halifax in early 2019 – a feat that would not be possible without the generosity of Feeling the Love supporters.

Fostering patient and family comfort will make up the heart of compassionate care at Hospice Halifax. From around-the-clock professional nursing care, to warm, inviting spaces, good food, licensed counselling and social work support, and on site family accommodations, Hospice Halifax will offer all its services without associated fees. The hospice residence will be an inclusive space where patients and their families receive personalized, dignified end-of-life care.

Every year, we will welcome about 150 patients who have a terminal illness and are nearing the end of their lives. About 1,800 community members – patients’ extended family, friends and colleagues – will also have access to support at hospice.

HOSPICE HALIFAX

Hospice Halifax is a compassionate and supportive community of staff members, volunteers, and donors dedicated to helping patients and families experience the best end of life possible. To learn more, please visit www.hospicehalifax.ca

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The Event

FEELING THE LOVE 2019.

Dinner and dance. Silent auction. And loads of fun! 

Meet up with longtime friends and colleagues at the Halifax Convention Centre and start the evening with a round of drinks. Peruse our exclusive silent auction. Next, head into the grand ballroom with your guests and take a seat at your reserved table for a gourmet meal. Our spectacular sweet dessert buffet closes the meal and kicks off the night as we welcome nearly 400 additional guests for the post-dinner party and dance. Back by popular demand, live bands The Mellotones and Asia & NuGruv will keep the party going all evening.

With the new hospice residence opening just around the corner, attending Feeling the Love is a great way to show your support!

Dress: classy, chic, cocktail attire!

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Silent Auction

We would like to thank all the companies and individuals who have contributed to our silent auction this year at Feeling the Love. We will be bundling items together to make some of our most tantalizing auction packages to date!

All packages will be announced on February 1.

Special Thanks to:
Algonquin Resort
Archway Insurance
Atlantic Acura
Atlantic Lotto Corporation
Red Shores Racetrack and Casino
Be Gorgous
Belmont Health & Wealth
Bistro by Liz
Board Game Cafe
Cambridge Suits Halifax
Cambridge Suites Sydney
Case Dante
Casino NOva Scotia
Celtic Colours
Citco
The Italian Club
Cox and Palmer
Cyperss Landscaping
Dean’s Flower
Devour! Food Film Festival
Digby Pines
East of Montreal
East River Outfitters
Eckler Ltd
Emera
Holmon Gran (PE)
House of Moda
Insight Optometry
Jack Astors
Jennifer Gray
Kitchen Door Catering
KPMG
Magic Wineries Bus
Manulife
Maria Hayes
Maritime Beauty
Martock
McInnes Cooper
Mic Mac Mall
Oakfield Gold and Country Club
Obladee Wine Bar
Ocean Contracting
PEI Golf
Pepsico
Pier 21
Prince George Hotel
Ritch Williams and Richard
Robert Horton
Robie Street Station
Rodd Hotels
Ross Farms
Sarah Holmes
Sarah Whishart
Shubie River Wranglers
Sports Entertainment Atlantic
Steel Premium Group
Stewart McKelvey
Summit Spa
Timothy Richards Photography
Tire Craft
Total Kneads
Truly Nolan
Westin Hotel

 

Entertainment

Photo of THE MELLOTONES

THE MELLOTONES

Dance the night away to the Mellotones, Atlantic Canada’s favourite funk and soul band. This nine-piece ensemble brings tight harmonies, powerful horns and a funky rhythm section all backed by solid grooves of R&B favourites, classic Motown and funk.

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Photo of Asia & NuGruv

Asia & NuGruv

Asia & NuGruv is a group of dynamic musicians who reach for the sky every time they hit the stage. The band features an exceptional five-piece rhythm section, two incredible horn players (trumpet & saxophone), and a female vocalist who always delivers a "show stopping" performance. Performing Old & New Skool R&B, Soul, Classic Motown and Funky Blues.

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Tickets

VIP DINNER & DANCE

Price: $250 per person
Time: 6:00pm

Enjoy a pre-dinner reception and elegant gourmet meal. To top off the culinary experience, enjoy our spectacular dessert buffet while you dance the night away with The Mellotones and Asia & NuGruv!

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DANCE PARTY

Price: $50 per person
Time: 8:30pm

Dance the night away with The Mellotones and Asia & NuGruv. Our spectacular dessert buffet offered at the top of the night will fuel your dancing!

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Sponsors

2018 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Presenting: $25,000 | Champion: $12,000
Gold: $6,000 | Table Sponsor: $3,000 | Tables of 8: $2,000

FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES OR TO PURCHASE A TABLE, CONTACT:
Bob MacKinnon, NSGC at 902.424.5081
or bmackinnon@gamingns.ca

Kimberley King, LimeLight Group at 902-452-6369
or kim@limelightgroup.com


Commitee

EVENT COMMITTEE

  • Mayor Mike Savage, Honourary Chair
  • Bob MacKinnon, NSGC
  • Kimberley King, LimeLight Group
  • Gordon Neal, CEO Hospice Halifax
  • Heather Hanson, Media & Communications
  • Kyla Friel, Communications
  • Andrea Coish, Silent Auction
  • Christine Murphy, Silent Auction
  • Kelly Manning, Silent Auction
  • Rhonda Burke, Silent Auction
  • Michelle Higgins, Silent Auction
  • Maria Hayes, Silent Auction

BOARD - HALIFAX HOSPICE

  • Paul Bent, Chair
  • Dr. Rob Horton
  • Bob MacKinnon
  • Cynthia Dorrington
  • Glenna Thornhill
  • Jim Torbert
  • Jack Flemming
  • Jonathan Caldwell
  • Margaret Chapman
  • Cynthia Dorrington
  • Keith Fraser
  • Fred Honsberger