The 2018 edition of A Taste of Hudson this past Saturday was a roaring success. Hosted by Whitlock Golf and Country Club, a group of amazingly generous individuals and companies raised just over $77,000 in support of Le Nichoir’s bird care and environmental education programs.
Thank you once again to Le Nichoir’s volunteer Catherine Jarjour for the great images!
This event was such a success because of a very long list of people, companies and organizations. We would like to extend our most sincere thanks to all of them!
Thank you ….
To the directors, members and staff of Whitlock Golf and Country Club for hosting the event. The beautiful surroundings, friendly and professional staff set the tone for the evening.
To the 146 guests who came out in support of Le Nichoir and who bid and gave so generously throughout the evening.
To the talented chefs who created such a feast.
Keith Wells – Mackoli Catering
Jessika Menard – Le Cozy Café
Shaun Hughes – Auberge Willow Inn
Cunningham’s Pub Hudson
James Mitchell – House of James Mitchell
Whitlock Golf and Country Club
Gwen Giberson – Que de Bonnes Choses
Daniel Fata – Meat and More
La Maison du Défricheur
Carl Dubé and Nancy Kaudel – Totem Roasters
To Stewart Gunyon, Geoff Mitchell and Andrew Skowronski for the great music.
To Wanda Bray who once again created the most beautiful centrepieces which were auctioned off to raise money to send Le Nichoir’s education coordinator to a conference this fall.
To our amazing Master of Ceremonies – Elias Makos.
To Robin Pridham of Pridham’s Auction House for the lively and very successful auction.
To Kirstin Lachance for the eloquent plea for Summer Educators.
To Michael Lawrence who led the guests in a fast paced and often hilarious record setting slide down auction.
To the numerous individuals and companies who gave so generously to ensure our auction tables had such a wide variety of beautiful and creative items for our guests to bid on.
To the dedicated volunteers who pulled it all together and created such a memorable evening:
Annie Belhumeur, Anakin Benssoussen, Jessica Cadieux, Cynthia Chesmer, Judi Collinge, Hilary Dempsey, Gail Dunlop,Charlie Durpas, Susi Filsner, Johanne Gravel, Abigail Humphreys, Kevin Ilaqua, Martin Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Catherine Jarjour, Veronica Jensen, Janine Johnson, Kirstin Lachance, Glenn MacIsaac, Domenic Montagano, Lynley Nakano, Johanne Oolman, Christina Pagé, Sabrina Robert, Roxana Robles, Kathy Rowe, Stephan Saplywyj, Audrey Saumure di fruscia, Amanda Schofield, Diane Seguin, Elaine Serafini, Ryan Veitch, Jenny Zhu.
To our most generous Event Sponsors