The recent inaugural
founded by community leaders Laughing My Diaper Off (LMDO) Fundraising event for the new Montreal chapter of the Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation – DAN WISE and MICHAEL ELIESEN – was a special eve on many levels: It attracted a stellar crowd, raised invaluable funds for neonatal care ($150,000), featured legendary comedic genius and had a few community members (including yours truly) as well as spiritual leader, BOB SAGET RABBI ASHER JACOBSON, Deloitte management consultant DAVID CHITAYAT and renowned Montreal media celebrity/author “TALK RADIO TOMMY” SCHNURMACHER move beyond our comfort zones as amateur comedians for the cause. A fabulous night all round … Photography MARC MURI BRINGING THE SIZZLE: Event co-chairs/founders DAN WISE, (left) and MICHAEL ELIESEN (right) snapped with superstar headliner, comedic genius BOB SAGET at their inaugural. FEELING THE ENTHUSIASM: Co-chair DAN WISE, Michael Kors Canada president DEBRA MARGLES, Carbonleo vice-president marketing/committee member MURIELLE ZAGURY, My Tagalongs’ NICOLE AUTHIER, Okaply Industries director CRAIG STARKE and amateur comedian JENN CAMPBELL. FUN WITH PRE-SHOW COCKTAILS. THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: Amateur comedians JENNIFER CAMPBELL, RABBI ASHER JACOBSON, TOMMY SCHNURMACHER and DAVID CHITAYAT. CHEERS TO THE TRIO: MURIELLE ZAGURY, DAN WISE, STEVE ROBINS. STAR-POWER: Co-chair DAN WISE, featured performer, comedian BOB SAGET and co-chair MICHAEL ELIESEN. COCKTAIL SNEAK PEEK! SNAP-CHAT: Committee member MITCH COBRIN and wife KAREN COBRIN grab a snap with headliner BOB SAGET. TORONTO MONTREAL CONNECTION: BONNE WEBER, husband ALLAN WEBER. WITH SPIRIT: LIEBA JACOBSON, husband, amateur comedian RABBI ASHER JACOBSON. GOOD GALS, GREAT PALS: MURIELLE ZAGURY, NICOLE AUTHIER. IT’S ALL RELATIVE: TAMMY FROHLICH-SALIS, cousin DANIEL CHITAYAT (Deloitte), brother MICHAEL CHITAYAT, owner Chitayat Consulting, and Lendful Financial’s MITCHELL SALIS. CUDDLE CORNER: JENN CAMPBELL, TOMMY SCHNURMACHER. COOL COUPLE: 2Stix Franchising Group president HILLEL FRANKEL and wife, Maximage founder/owner BRENDA ROSENBERG. FUNNYWICH: Renowned Montreal media celebrity/author “TALK RADIO TOMMY” SCHNURMACHER, LYNN HARRIS NULMAN, husband, emcee ANDY NULMAN. CRACKED UP: Diary’s JENN CAMPBELL. CORONA BIRD’S EYE VIEW. EPIC EMCEE: Author/biz-whiz/ Just For Laughs’ former topman ANDY NULMAN. TEAM-MATES: JENN CAMPBELL, RABBI ASHER JACOBSON. THE DELISH: BARBARA FELDMAN, MICHAEL FELDMAN. ON SCENE: LYSA LASH, husband MARK HORNSTEIN. CO-CHAIRS AT COCKTAILS: DAN WISE, MICHAEL ELIESEN. FOUR IS MORE: Browns Shoes power pair JULIA BROWNSTEIN and husband, ERIC OUAKNINE catch up with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt’ real estate lawyer and CARLA ERLICK and husband, proud committee member YAN BESNER. SMILING & STYLING: MARK HORNSTEIN, wife LYSA LASH, PAYSAFE executive vice-president NEIL ERLICK wife, Open Space Clinic therapist LAUREN WOLFE, and Okaply industries director CRAIG STARKE. CASUAL AND COOL: MARLENE KING, JOE KING.