BY ROHAN RAI, TORONTO: Markham Arts Council (MAC) is all set to launch their Annual fundraising gala – An Affair With The Arts – on Friday, November 8, 2019 in Markham.
The Gala will be an evening of splendour, commencing with a Cocktail reception, presentation of Local Art, Live Entertainment, Silent Auction, Raffle and Door prizes and a sumptuous three-course meal. Taking place at the Crystal Fountain at 60 McDowell Gate, Markham, ON. L6G 1B5, the Black Tie Event will be a dazzling event attended by dignitaries, Business entrepreneurs, professionals, artists, Corporations and members of the community.
“I’m proud to serve as the Honorary Chair for this important fundraising event,” said Mayor Frank Scarpitti. “Arts and Culture are key to creating a strong and vibrant community, giving us a better understanding of each other and of the world around us. I congratulate the team at The Markham Arts Council for their exceptional leadership on this initiative, and for their commitment to the enhancement of the Arts in Markham.”
The Gala promises to present live performances, a Silent Auction, and a Visual Art Show. A souvenir program book will also be released at the gala.
“The theme for this year’s Gala is An Affair With The Arts at the Wonders of The World. The theme will be highlighted throughout the event in the form of visual and performing arts,” said Deepti Aurora, Chair of MAC and co-chair of the Gala Committee along with Councillor Amanda Collucci.
All funds raised from the gala will be used towards supporting Arts and Cultural programs facilitated by the Markham Arts Council.
“Markham Arts Council is celebrating its 15th year anniversary in 2019,” said Aurora who has raised thousands of dollars for organizations such as CNIB, AWIC, Lions Club and The Scarborough Hospital. “The vibrant art scene in the City of Markham would not be possible without the incredible support of our business and corporate partners. The Markham Arts Council thanks you for helping to make Arts and Culture an important part of our community.”