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Women of Distinction - Live Auction Sneak Peek!

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community.

This year's 33rd annual Women of Distinction Awards takes place on Wednesday, June 8, at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West). If you haven't already done so, please be sure to purchase your ticket as soon as possible. Only a handful of seats are still available! You may purchase a ticket through our online ticket form.

For the second year in a row, we will be hosting an exclusive live auction hosted by Vancouver's Man About Town and regular contributor to the CBC, The Province and Vancouver Courier newspapers, Fred Lee. It is sure to be entertaining!

Here's a sneak peek at what's in store:

Luxurious Victoria Getaway - $4,800

Jet off to Victoria for a luxurious weekend getaway for two via Helijet and relax in a waterview suite at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort. Your getaway includes private chauffeur service provided by Arbutus Limousines, dinner at Il Terrazzo Ristorante, luxury wine tour courtesy of LA Limousines and a couples massage at Willow Stream Spa. Travel in style with a Delsey luggage set from Forero's Bags and Luggage.

Halo Penthouse & WanderFIT Experience - $5,600

Enjoy the high life with a night's stay for two at The Loden Hotel's chic Halo Penthouse suite. Offering 1,600 square feet of pure luxury, this suite spans the entire top floor of the hotel! Fuel up the next morning with a complimentary breakfast and hit the road with your personal WanderFIT guide. This private guided cycling or trekking experience is customized to your fitness level and is the perfect way to take in the breathtaking landscapes of Vancouver.

Fitness Through Outdoor Exploration - Loden Hotel Vancouver from Loden Hotel on Vimeo.

Chocolate-Making Experience With Thomas Haas - PRICELESS

Learn from Vancouver's acclaimed pastry chef Thomas Haas! You and 11 friends are invited to Thomas' kitchen at his North Vancouver Patisserie for a private chocolate-making experience. This decadent experience includes champagne and savoury bites, tasting of 15 different handmade chocolates and a surprise gift bag to take home. During your lesson, you will learn how to differentiate between different cocoa percentages, characteristics of a variety of chocolate, tempering of couverture, hand-roll your own truffles and bake a selection of croissants!


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