Seventh Annual Celebrity Dim Sum
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
180 Keefer Street
For the seventh year in a row, AIDS Vancouver will present its popular Celebrity Dim Sum fund-raiser in support of its highly-successful HIV Community Outreach programs.Presented this year by Joytv, and sponsored by WestJet, McMillian, Vancity, Be the Change Group and OMNI/BT Breakfast Television/City TV, the event will be held from 11am-1pm Saturday, September 27th, at Floata Seafood Restaurant, 400-180 Keefer St. in the heart of Chinatown.
As always, local Vancouver celebrities will be on hand to push the Dim Sum carts and serve guests. Fred Lee, Vanhattan’s Man About Town and regular contributor to The CBC, The Province and Vancouver Courier Newspaper co-hosts again this year with Sophie Lui from Global TV News.
Joining them are CTV Morning Live’s Ann Luu, The Rush’s hostess Fiona Forbes, CTV News Anchor Mi-Jung Lee, Kyle Donaldson and Michel McDermott from Breakfast Television/City TV, OMNI News Anchor Bowen Zhang, CBC’s Rick Cluff and Cecilia Walters, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 30 Day Adventures Marc Smith, Joytv’s and CarmenTV’s Carmen Ruiz y Laza, Leah Bolton and Dean Atwal from JoytvNEWS, Mary Zilba, Recording Artist and formerly of the Real Housewives of Vancouver, Barb Snelgrove, Radio Host @QueerFMVan, ReporterOUTLooktv/OUTtv, and President of megamouthmedia, Ryan Steele, well-known Vancouver bartender, stand-up comic and Amazing Race Canada contestant, and His Worship, Mayor Gregor Robertson.
Tickets are $65 each, and $600 for a table of 10, including wine provided by Haywire Winery. They can only be purchased directly on the AIDS Vancouver site, http://www.aidsvancouver.org/celebrity_dim_sum. Guests will be treated to the hugely popular Annual Chicken Feet Eating Contest, and live and silent auctions will round out the festivities in support of AIDS Vancouver and the community it serves.
Once again this year, WestJet has provided two travel vouchers for anywhere WestJet flies. Raffle tickets are on sale now, and are $20 each.
Visit http://www.aidsvancouver.org/celebrity_dim_sum_westjet_raffle for complete information.