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.