• Motor Village Marylebone (map)
  • 105 Wigmore Street
  • London, England, W1U 1QY
  • United Kingdom

Organized by the CWC and Network Canada and hosted at the Fiat Flagship Showroom in London, everyone enjoyed a fantastic evening with proceeds of the auction and raffle going to the Maple Leaf Trust!

Big thanks to our sponsors for the evening.


Raffle prizes include


• Piedmontese gourmet food baskets courtesy of Saclà
• Italian cooking lessons from Perfetto! Cooking
• Artisanal jewellery from An Italian Way
• Premium Piedmont wines courtesy of CWC member Anne Van Gieson
• Gorgeous Venetian cufflinks from Paola Marchesi‘s Collectors Corner.
• Beautifully-illustrated books on Italy courtesy of Italian Tourism
• Chocolates from Piedmont company Ferrero
• In Praise of Slowness by award-winning journalist and author Carl Honoré (raised in Edmonton), looks at how our lives can be improved through living ‘a slower, more measured existence’ and discusses how the Slow Food Movement emerged in northern Italy.
• £250 travel voucher with Headwater, specialists in walking and cycling holidays, which can be used for a holiday in Piedmont (or other 2009 or 2010 Headwater holiday to Italy)!
• Annual subscription worth £40 to Italy Magazine
• A collection of Rough Guides for Italy – including a handy Italian phrasebook.
• A free Fashion Forward 2009/2010 membership (worth £84) that can be used to gain access to heavily discounted Italian brands such as M Missoni, Zucchero, Save the Queen and many more.
• An autographed book by acclaimed author and translator, Jordan Lancaster. Jordan has a Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto and translated My Brother is an Only Child from Italian to English. This prize includes the DVD of the award-winning Italian feature film based on the book.
• A fabulous collection of Italian music – both classical and contemporary.
• Gift certificate worth £70 for Naracamicie designer shirts
• Four Blue Guides to Italy: Blue Guide Concise Italy, Blue Guide Central Italy, Blue Guide Tuscany and Blue Guide Northern Italy.
• All natural, gourmet Pestos and Sauces from Dress Italian.
• Alessi wine coolers with wine.
• A fabulous Fiat picnic ensemble with Ferrero chocolates, courtesy of Fiat, CWC member Doris Dalacker and her husband Carlo Saracco.