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We believe that every child should receive the life-changing gift of a day at a farm, don’t you? We'd love you to join us for this fun-filled, relaxed, country-style fundraising auction to help bring disadvantaged kids to the Museum!

Baskets with Panache! - Wednesday, June 19, 2013, Ottawa

7th annual Baskets with Panache!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

At this unique fundraising event, gift baskets donated by local community leaders and businesses are auctioned off. These one-of-a-kind baskets with "panache" reflect the unique personalities and interests of the donating individuals and organizations. Your participation can make it possible for children and youth with financial and physical challenges to attend the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum's educational programs for an unforgettable, hands-on farm experience!

Baskets with Panache! promises a memorable evening to all participants with:

  • Seasonal Canadian hors-d'oeuvres and beverages by Thyme & Again Creative Catering
  • Award-winning Prince Edward County wines and specially selected summertime beers
  • Entertaining live auction conducted by Ottawa's own Stuntman Stu and silent auction of a wide range of impressive gift “baskets”.
  • Live music featuring eclectic blend of blues, jazz and Dixieland.

All this for only $75 per ticket! Charitable tax receipt for $25.

Gold Sponsor:  Gold Sponsor: Canadian Fertilizer Institute



Thank you - The Wineries of Prince Edward County and The Breweries


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Wally Parsons Wally Parsons - Chair, Canada Agriculture Museum Foundation

Chair, Canada Agriculture Museum Foundation

Wally Parsons continues to be an inspiration for the staff at the Canada Agriculture Museum. His passion for making farm related educational programs accessible to more children has translated into twelve thousand inspirational visits for deserving youth.

Find out more regarding Wally Parsons's participation with Baskets with Panache!
by downloading the article below.

Building a Charity, One Basket at a Time (.pdf 15 kb)



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