A Taste of Hudson 2018

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.

View pictures from the event here

Thank you once again to Le Nichoir’s volunteer Catherine Jarjour for the great images!

Download a copy of the event booklet here

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.

The chefs at A Taste of Hudson 2018

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

Daboom! Desserts

La Maison du Défricheur

Carl Dubé and Nancy Kaudel – Totem Roasters

A Taste of Hudson Table CentreTo 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


The Country GardenerEspace ContructionWayside Inspection Devices


Whitlock Gold and Country Club Raymond James
 Promutuel  Kocisko Groupe
 IGA Hudson  Hudson Animal Hospital
Pridham's Auction House


 Skedaddle  NordFab  Lee Thompson
 Conciergerie Montreal LCA  Timberlea Veterinary Clinic
 Kocisko Info-solutions inc  Hawkesbury Ford  C. Frappier Électrique inc.
 Robert Daoust et fils inc.  Crochetière Pétrin  Toiture Couture
Laurentienne électrique