Town Talk: Gala raises $900,115 for Mount St. Joseph Hospital
While gamblers’ dreams fizzled in the Parq casino recently, the St. Paul’s Foundation raked in a $900,115 jackpot several floors above.
That was at the JW Marriott hotel, where the 11th annual Scotiabank Feast of Fortune gala helped fund mammography equipment for Vancouver’s 97-year-old Mount St. Joseph Hospital.
Greeting 650 guests with wife Patricia Yeo, the gala’s founding chair, Royal Pacific Realty senior vice-president Sing Lim Yeo recalled the debut event raising $200,000.
Malcolm Parry reports