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Manitoba Flavour Celebrated at Twelfth-annual Savour: Wine & Food Experience

March 2, 2022

HSC Foundation raises over $630,000 in support of patient care at HSC Winnipeg

Guests enjoying Savour Manitoba: Wine & Food Experience.

On February 26, 2022, hundreds of Manitobans proved that Saturday night is more than all right for philanthropy as over $630,000 was raised during the Health Sciences Centre Foundation’s annual fundraising gala: Savour Manitoba: Wine & Food Experience. Presented by Jones & Company Wine Merchants, Savour Manitoba virtually united hundreds in celebration and common cause.

Funds raised will support the purchase of two laparoscopic towers and scopes, among other initiatives, for HSC Winnipeg. These high-tech systems allow surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgeries with remarkable precision. For many patients, laparoscopic techniques can replace conventional open surgery, enabling faster recoveries, shorter hospital stays, and better outcomes.

“On behalf of the HSC Foundation Board, staff, and Savour Committee, I extend my heartfelt appreciation to all Savour supporters,” says Tina Jones, O.M., Chair, HSC Foundation Board of Directors and Chair of the Savour Committee. “New equipment and technology, such as these towers and scopes, are a cornerstone of a new and promising future for the delivery of care in Manitoba, and we couldn’t be more grateful to those who helped fund this critical purchase.”

Attendees enjoyed an exquisite charcuterie spread by De Luca’s & WOW Catering, sipped remarkable wines from Jones & Company Wine Merchants, sang along to hits by the sensational Big City All Star Band and Canadian singer/songwriter Keith Macpherson, and bid on over 50 sensational auction prizes—all in support of HSC, Manitoba’s hospital.

We couldn’t have made this event a success without the generous support of our partners & supporters:

Jones & Company Wine Merchants; TD Bank Group; SKIPTheDishes; ADESA Winnipeg; Fort Garry Brewing Company; Manitoba Liquor Marts & Drink Sense; Fort Garry Brewing Company, Allco Electrical; CN/TransX; HSC Department of Psychiatry; HSC Department of Surgery; Garcea Group; Pitblado; RADCO; HSC Section of Plastic Surgery; HSC Section of Thoracic Surgery; HSC Section of Urology; Solinsky Consulting; University of Manitoba – Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Medicine; BMO; Golden West Broadcasting; Zeid Family Food Fare; Bell MTS; Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba; Boom Done Next; Canada Life; CEL Group of Companies; Crosier Kilgour & Partners Ltd.; HSC Department of Emergency Medicine; HSC Division of Gynecology and Oncology; HSC Department of Internal Medicine; HSC Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; IG Private Wealth Management – Buhr Baylock & Associates; RBC Dominion Securities, Brendan Rogers; HSC Section of Neurosurgery; HSC Section of Women’s Health; Transplant Manitoba Gift of Life; University of Manitoba – Critical Care Medicine; Wellington-Altus Private Wealth, Colin Ryan; Western Financial Group; Architecture49; Bee Clean Building Maintenance; Boom Done Next; Granite Financial Group Inc.; IDC Communications/Cell Mechanics; IG Private Wealth Management – Kaiser & Associates; MacDon; Maxim Truck & Trailer; McFadden Benefits; Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg; MNP; Morris Auto Group; Nelson River Construction; Shared Health; Terracon Development Ltd.; Thompson Dorfman Sweatman; University of Manitoba – Rady Faculty of Health Sciences; Contempra Signs; Galaxy Printing; Genumark; Winnipeg Free Press. Supporters include: BOMImed; Ray & Debbie Bouchard; Bueti Family; John Davies; Gene Fraser; John & Mabel Garcea; Manitoba Blue Cross; Manitoba Hydro, Christine & Paul Soubry;

Since 2009, our Savour partners and guests have generated over $2 million in support of vital initiatives at HSC. We invite you to join an incredible group of supporters who keep Manitoba’s hospital nimble, resilient, and always ready to meet the needs of Manitobans. Save the date—Savour 2023 will take place on Saturday, February 25!