Under The Tuscan Sun 2017

Our 14th annual fundraising event Under The Tuscan Sun will take place, this year, on Wednesday, May 3rd , 2017 at 6:00 PM at a new and exciting venue, the Paradoxe Theatre, located at 5959 Boulevard Monk in Ville Émard. A delectable array of Italian food stations by the renowned Madison Group will be accompanied by fine Tuscan wines compliments of Gino Berretta, Domenico d’Alesio and LCC Wines & Spirits, Paul Coffin. Once again we will be dancing and singing the night away to the sound of music by the well known Montreal band The Cadillacs.

Tickets can be purchased at the QEHC Foundation. Maria D’Onofrio, mdonofrio@qehc.org. 514.485-5018.

Under the Tuscan Sun 2016

On Thursday, May 5th, 2016, 335 people attended the 13th Annual under the Tuscan Sun fundraiser, which was held at the WAVE. Co-chaired by Keith “Skip” Eaman and Barry Macdonald, the event celebrated the 20th anniversary of the QEHC and honoured our dear friend and long-time volunteer Tony Fargnoli, President of the QEHC Foundation. The 2016 UTTS recognized Tony’s steadfast, selfless dedication and devotion to the QEHC.

Guests were treated to a delicious array of traditional Italian cuisine from FUSION caterer. A superb selection of wines sponsored by Gino Berretta & Domenico D’Alesio and LCC Wines & Spirits, Paul Coffin. The evenings Emcee was Montreal’s very own Suzanne Desautels. $145,000 was raised, enabling the QEHC, to continue providing state-of-the-art primary healthcare to our community.

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Under the Tuscan Sun 2015

On Thursday May 14th, 2015, over 300 people attended the 12th annual Under the Tuscan Sun fundraiser at one of Montreal’s trendiest halls the WAVE. Co-chaired by Nauzie Dibai & Marnie Levy, the event raised close to $110,000 which will enable the QEHC, a not-for-profit organization, to continue providing state-of-the-art primary healthcare to the community.

Guests were treated to a delicious array of traditional Italian cuisine from FUSION caterer. A superb selection of wines sponsored by Berretta Wines & LCC Wines & Spirits were enjoyed by all. The well-known Montreal band, The Cadillacs, created a fun and festive atmosphere, playing everyone’s favourite tunes that guests couldn’t help dancing to!

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Under the Tuscan Sun 2014

On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014, over 300 people attended the 11th annual Under the Tuscan Sun fundraiser at one of Montreal’s trendiest halls the WAVE. Co-chaired by the dynamic duo Richard Yufe and Robert Fargnoli, the event raised close to $110,000 which will enable the QEHC, a not-for-profit organization, to continue providing state-of-the-art primary healthcare to the community.

Guests were treated to a delicious array of traditional Italian cuisine from FUSION caterer. A superb selection of wines sponsored by Berretta Wines & the SAQ were enjoyed by all. The well-known Montreal band, The Fundamentals, created a fun and festive atmosphere, playing everyone’s favourite tunes that guests couldn’t help dancing to!

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Under the Tuscan Sun 2013

On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013, over 300 people attended the 10th annual Under the Tuscan Sun fundraiser at one of Montreal’s trendiest halls the WAVE. The 10th edition honoured the cofounders of the event Mr. Gino Berretta & Mr. Domenico D’Alesio, generous sponsors of the red wine for the last 10 years!

Co-chaired by the dynamic duo Christine Pickrell (Westmount Florist) and Robert Fargnoli (Tony Shoes), the event raised close to $150,000 which will enable the QEHC, a not-for-profit organization, to continue providing state-of-the-art primary healthcare to the community.

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Under the Tuscan Sun 2012

On Thursday, May 24th, 2012, a sold-out crowd of over 350 people attended the 9th annual Under the Tuscan Sun fundraiser at one of Montreal's wonderful art galleries, Parisian Laundry.

Co-chaired by Cynthia Price and Gerry Shadeed, the event raised over $125,000 which will enable the QEHC, a not-for-profit organization, to continue providing state-of-the-art primary healthcare to the community.

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Under the Tuscan Sun 2011

On Thursday, May 12th, 2011, over 350 people attended the 8th annual Under the Tuscan Sun fundraiser at Parisian Laundry to benefit the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex.

Co-chaired by Cynthia Price, Gerry Shadeed and Bente Christensen, the event generated close to $100,000 for the completion of the digitization project of the QEHC Imaging Department. The dynamic organizing committee included Marina Cutler, Robert Anderson, Sandy Cochrane, Domenico D’Alesio, Brian Marcil, David Pickrell, Richard Verreault, Allannah Furlong, Dr. Mark Roper, Janet Rankin-Hambleton, Élaine Lalonde, Érik Moisan, Paul Coffin and QEHC’s Executive Director Irene Tschernomor.

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Under the Tuscan Sun 2010

Over 250 guests attended the 7th annual gala event to profit the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex, Under the Tuscan Sun, held on Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 at Parisian Laundry.

The event raised $65,000 that will be used to digitize the QEHC Breast Cancer Detection Center. The QEHC operates one of Quebec's 16 accredited Breast Cancer Detection Centers where over 7,000 mammograms are performed annually. Digitizing the mammography equipment is critical if the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex wants to continue serving its patients with the level of quality they deserve.

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