Close to our Hearts

The annual Carpenter Hospice Close to Our Hearts Gala returns for another year at the Burlington Convention Centre on Saturday, February 8. The “Heart of Gold” themed event will shine a spotlight on Canadian music, cuisine and entertainment including a performance by Canadian rock icon Kim Mitchell. Be sure to stop by the on-site photo booth to snap a few take-home memories from the night and don't miss out on the event's annual highlight ““ the balloon prize pop hosted by the Burlington Fire Fighters. “Carpenter Hospice has assisted so many individuals in Burlington and across Canada,” says Lynda Carpenter, chair of the Close to Our Hearts Gala. “The Gala provides us with the unique opportunity to not only raise awareness and necessary operating funds, but also celebrate the hospice and what it means to the people we have supported over the years.” Gala tickets can be purchased for $225 each, go online or call 905.631.9994 x18 for more information, sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets.