Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup – 2009
On your marks, get set, go! The crowd went wild as the chequered flag waved and race cars took off in support of the SickKids Foundation’s efforts to end kids’ cancer. Organized by award-winning event management team Solutions With Impact, the rally, held on Sept. 26th, 2009, raised an astounding $1.4 million. The ‘Start Your Engines’ brunch took place at Harbour Sixty Steakhouse and presented drivers with tips and clues, including seven unique pit stops with themed games and activities. One of the pit stops was carnival-themed and entirely run by SickKids child ambassadors, with whom celebrities interacted and partook in the activities. The previous night featured a celebrity cocktail event entitled ‘The Qualifiers’ at Muzik, a popular event venue. Presented by Rosseau Asset Management Ltd., the pre-event featured many notable personalities such as Adam Rodriguez of CSI: Miami and 90210’s Adam Gregory. Ending the night at the ‘Winner’s Circle’ dinner was a private serenade by Chantal Kreviazuk and and the Gipsy Kings, as well as a live auction and raffle with fabulous prizes.
PHOTOS: The Rally for Kids with Cancer winners Olive Bock, left, CEO Solutions 2 Go and actor Adam Rodriguez, of CSI: Miami; Rhonda Lipson & Michael “Pinball” Clemons; Suzana Bulhoes, Community Investment manager & captain David Legge, senior VP of Operations, both with Air Canada. Heather Broll, VP of the Hospital for Sick Children with Rene Gerber, Asst. marketing manager Serengeti Eyewear; Celebrity navigators. Actor James Kyson Lee (Heroes) and Jim Williams, president & CEO of Williams Telecommunications; Joel Hock, president & CEO of Solutions with Impact and his wife, Lisa; Warren Irwin, president & chief investment officer, Rosseau Asset Management Ltd., and Jessie Camacho, host of Descontrol on Telemundo. Actress Shantel VanSanten (Final Destination), with a SickKids child ambassador; Damon Allen CFL alumni, Rachel Smith, Miss USA, Shantel VanSanten, actor Robert Buckley (Lipstick Jungle), actress Bai Ling (Star Wars “Revenge of the Sith”), actress Tichina Arnold (Everybody Hates Chris) and actor Adam Gregory (90210).