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“Pig Roast Fundraiser” at the Riverside Royal Canadian Legion Br 255, 5645 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor from 4 to 7  p.m. Admission $15, tickets limited to 200. Come in for a fantastic meal, eat, drink and be merry and dance the night away to live music with 17 North. Tickets are on sale behind the bar. This is an all ages event. For more info email: d.a.thomps@hotmail.com; go to their website: RCLbranch255.com OR call 945-2012. Nov.4:  Cogeco presents “Hoedown for Autism” country dinner show featuring Nashville-style tributes to Shania Twain, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, in support of    Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex at the Ciociaro Club, 3745 North Talbot Road, Oldcastle. Doors open 6 p.m., dinner 6:45 p.m., show 7:45 p.m. Tickets ($45) can be purchased at the Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex office, 1168 Drouillard Road or online: HoedownForAutism.eventbrite.ca (tickets and events page). For more information call Livia, 250-1893. Nov.4 to 6: Literary Arts Windsor presents “BookFest Windsor: Diverse Voices” at the Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Drive West. Featuring best-selling author Gary Barwin, Nick Cutter, Olive Senior fiction, non-fiction, poetry, Spoken Word, French panel and more. Check website for times. Tickets can be purchased at the Capitol Theatre Box Office, Arts Council Windsor Region, or online. Prices range from $5 to $35. For more information, check: BookFestWindsor.com or call 253-7639. Nov.9: “Firefighters Chilifest” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts with all proceeds to the Windsor Professional Firefighters Benefit Fund, Sparky’s Toy Drive donation box on site. Just $10 at door or $8 in advance (at all Motor City Community Credit Union locations or at the fire department headquarters) gets you a ticket to experience over 40 types of chili from Windsor and Essex County restaurants, served by your friendly firefighters. Cash bar on site, special chili toppings bar. Visit: WindsorFirefighters.org OR call Bridget Chippett, 796-3503 if you need more information. Nov.9: “ARTILICIOUS” at Caesars Windsor in the Augustus Ballroom from 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Windsor & District Chapter. Turn to page 40 of this issue for the complete dish on this event that’s perfect for foodies! Nov.11: The R.C.C.G. Throne of Grace of Windsor presents the fourth  annual “In His Presence” a free gospel concert featuring “Dove Award” winner Gospel Legend/songwriter and Worship leader, Don Moen and five time “Stellar Award” winner Pastor Charles Jenkins at the WFCU Centre (doors open 6 p.m., concert 6:30 p.m.). Host: Pastor Grace Ugbeye. Get your free tickets online at: WFCU-Centre.com; at the TekSavvy Box Office in the WFCU Centre or at Inspired Christian Storehouse, 1250 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor or God’s World Super Store, 13533 West 7 Mile Road, Detroit. *Limit four tickets per person. Freewill offering will be collected at venue to support future events and other charitable projects. For more details, check out: InHisPresenceWindsor.ca OR call 254-3925 or 971-0019. Nov.12: Stigma Enigma hosts an evening with Margaret Trudeau, “Mingle For Mental Health

Maryvale” at the Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Avenue, Windsor starting at 5:30 p.m. Comedian Aisha Alfa is the event’s MC, entertaining you throughout the evening, along with live music, raffles, silent auctions and dinner. All proceeds benefit Maryvale Children’s Mental Health Centre. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,300 per table. For more information visit: StigmaEnigma.ca  OR Maryvale.ca; call Maryvale, 258-0484 or Dr. Patrick Smith, 819-1119. Nov.14: The Salvation Army presents the “Annual Hope in the City Luncheon” in partnership with the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) at Giovanni Caboto Club (2175 Parent Avenue) beginning at 11:45 a.m. This luncheon event provides an opportunity for attendees to network with like-minded community and business leaders, to learn about the support opportunities available and how they can collaborate with The Salvation Army in bringing vital services to people in need in the Windsor area. Special guests include Keynote Speaker, Peter Legge, Chairman & CEO of Canada Wide Media Limited. Master of Ceremonies, Jim Crichton, Senior News Anchor at CTV Windsor. Tickets: $20 per person /$160 per table. For tickets or information visit: SalvationArmyWindsor.ca OR call 253-7473 ext. 215. Nov.18: The 19th Annual “Biz X Awards Gala” (by invite only) at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts. If you are a 2016 award nominee, save the date as invites go out in the mail early November! Nov.18: Windsor Endowment for the Arts presents “More Than An AGM” at  the LaSalle Civic Centre, 5950 Malden Road from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Admission is to members only who will receive an invitation in the mail. The cocktail reception includes various presentations celebrating the talent of local artists and musicians and also includes a live auction. For more info email:bella2608@yahoo.ca; log onto: WEA-Arts.com OR call 259-7163. Nov.19: The “5th Annual Winter Fest 2016” highlighting the beauty and excitement of the holidays with the “Winter Fest Holiday Parade” the family event of the season. The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association (DWBIA) presents this celebration which is an enchanting event that continues to attract thousands of people to the city centre for festivities and laughter. The parade begins at 3 p.m. from Ouellette Avenue and Giles Boulevard. The event runs until 6  p.m. For more info, visit: website: WinterfestWindsor.ca; send an email to: dwbia@downtownwindsor.ca OR phone 252-5723. METRO DETROIT & REGION Oct.14: Sterling Heights Regional Chamber’s “Annual $10,000 Reverse Raffle,” Wyndam Garden (34911 Van Dyke) Sterling Heights. Log onto: SHRCCI.com to register or for more information. Nov.11: Sterling Heights Regional Chamber’s “Breakfast & Business,” Packard Proving Grounds Historical Site (49965 Van Dyke) Shelby Township. Go to: SHRCCI.com to register or to learn more. Nov.17: Sterling Heights Regional Chamber’s “Ladies Night Out” dinner and fashion show, Cherry Creek Golf Club (52000 Cherry Creek Drive) Shelby Township. See: SHRCCI.com to register or for details. B IZ X M A G A Z IN E • O C T O B E R 2 0 1 6

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Biz X magazine October 2016 - Vol 19 Issue 9  

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Celebrities, dance studios and small business, oh my! This month’s cover story gives you all the details on the “Windsor ComiCon” October 1...