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University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry 2006 “Awards of Distinction” Gala


January 5, 2006
by Oral Health

The University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and The Dental Alumni Association invite you to attend an evening of elegance at the 2006 “Awards of Distinction” Gala.

The Gala will be held on Saturday, March 4th, 2006 at the Granite Club. Funds raised at the Gala will support oral health research through the Research Endowment Fund at the Faculty of Dentistry.

The Gala will also recognize and honour four outstanding individuals for their contributions to the dental profession, their communities and society:

Dr.Jay Bacher–founder of the Dr.Jay Bacher Charitable Foundation, Teacher and respected clinician;

Ms.Heliane Canepa–world-renowned entrepreneur, innovator and philanthropist;

Dr.Christena Chruszez–outstanding Dentist, University and community volunteer and mentor;

Dr.William McIntosh–Dental innovator and inventor, international volunteer and researcher.

The evening will feature a terrific silent auction; a live auction with such items as a custom-designed fur coat (valued at $10,000); exquisite jewellery (valued at $10,000) and an amazing golf holiday to Ireland during the 2006 Ryder Cup! This trip includes 3 rounds of golf, rental car and 7 night dexluxe accommodation for 2, and dates are September 22nd to 30th. (Please note:package does not include airfare).
There will also be live entertainment and dancing, with music provided by Alan Shiner’s Nova Sounds Band. A delightful gourmet dinner will be preceeded by cocktails and hors d’ouevres.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities and ticket prices, or to reserve your spot for this evening of elegance, please visit: www.utoronto.ca/dentistry or call: 416-979-4940 ext.4587.