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Lioness Women’s Club


Hear them ROAR! Like a lioness protects her pride, the Lioness Woman’s Club came together on June 1, 2016 at Toronto’s Thompson Hotel rooftop in support of the Endangered Species Fund of Canada.

With the hopes of ultimately building a new natural habitat for two beautiful Lioness cubs, Malaika and Samira, the event brought together a selection of Toronto’s most powerful businesswomen and Toronto supporters to protect the survival of these majestic endangered species.

Events partners, MetaVRse lead live VR demos featuring these magnificent cubs. Using the brilliance of Virtual Reality, attendees were able to step inside the cage and immerse themselves with the lion cubs – getting a true feeling of what it’s like to be in their habitat.

Glen Peloso said “Credit where credit is due! — amazing event!”

Guests indulged in exquisite wines provided by Louis M. Martini, enjoyed delicious culinary offerings from executive chef Kevin Sinclair, participated in a luxury raffle and lounged poolside. There was even a captivating, live musical performances by the Toronto Children’s Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company (Tc3) as well as Toronto’s hottest DJ  provided by Jet Entertainment.

Special guests and supporters included: Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander of Peloso Alexander Interiors, Ramsin Khachi of Khachi Design Group, Dr. Marc DuPéré of Visage, The Art of Michael Pape and many more. All proceeds went directly to benefit the Endangered Species Fund of Canada.

Dr. Marc Dupere said “As many of you know, I am a proud animal lover! Last night, Visage Clinic was honoured to be a proud sponsor to raise money with the Lioness Woman’s Club of Toronto for the 2 lioness cubs at Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park of Orono, Ontario. My ladies and I had a great night at the Thompson Hotel Rooftop Lounge & Pool, meeting the powerful women – and the men who love them! – who shape Toronto’s business and cultural world! Thank you so much for inviting us, and it was so nice to meet so many beautiful personalities!”