Odyssey Ball 2012 – A Dramatic Success

2012 ODYSSEY BALL - ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESSRBC - Odyssey Ball 2012 - Presenting SponsorFieldgate Developments & TD - Odyssey Ball 2012 - Leadership SponsorsRogers TV

Three hundred guests, Marilyn Monroe, Norma Desmond, Charlie Chaplin, and Jim Carey look-a-likes, a VIP table, and Brian Roman’s band highlighted the recent Odyssey Ball, held in support of Durham Community Foundation. (Visit Facebook for our photos)

This year, the Odyssey Ball went Hollywood…vintage Hollywood.  Guests were welcomed with an Absolut Berri Martini and had the opportunity to have their souvenir photo taken with one of several vintage Hollywood stars.  After a four-course themed dinner and tours through the live and silent auction tables, guests were treated to the captivating stage presence of Brian Roman, his Starlettes and band.  Brian Roman’s rich and versatile voice gave compelling renditions of great songs such as Frank Sinatra’s “That’s Life”, Neil Diamond’s “ Sweet Caroline” and Elvis Presley’s “ Can’t Help Falling In Love”.  His performance captivated so many memorable songs of special times past.

“……. We had a lovely evening – it was a top notch gala.” – Donna

Food was delicious and presentation was excellent.  They do a really good job at the Ajax Convention Centre.” – Joan

I wanted to drop you a line to say congratulations on a wonderful event Saturday…we very much enjoyed ourselves……” – Julie

The gala last night was wonderful. …. congratulations to all of you on a spectacular evening. We mingled and laughed a lot.” – Sonja
Special appreciation to our sponsors:

Corporate Legacy Builder The Pension Specialists
Presenting Sponsor RBC Royal Bank &
RBC Wealth Management/Dominion Securities
Leadership Sponsor Fieldgate Developments
TD Bank Group
Patron Sponsors: Fraser Ford
Keyscan Inc.
Ontario Power Generation
Reception Sponsor Jellybean Imaging
Corporate Table Sponsors: BMO Nesbitt Burns
Durham College

Durham Regional Police Services Board
MPP Christine Elliott & MP Jim Flaherty
Mayor Perkins Community Development
Owasco Audi
PEO Lake Ontario Chapter
Region of Durham
, Economic Development Division
Sernas Group
Scotiabank
The Optical Boutique
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Veridian
Walker Head Barristers and Solicitors
Media Sponsors: Rogers TV