WaterCan
Embassy Dinner
Fundraiser
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WaterCan celebrated the 20th anniversary of the incorporation of
its charitable organization at the Annual Embassy Dinner
Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park
presented by Margaret Trudeau
 and Ottawa-based life sciences company – MDS Nordion


Left to Right: James Knight, Chairman WaterCan Board of Directors
Margaret Trudeau, WaterCan's Honorary President
Ombeni Sefue, High Commissioner for the United Republic of Tanzania
Gary H. J. Pluim, Executive Director WaterCan
 Joseph Kahiigwa, Charge d'Affairs, High Commission for the Republic of Uganda 
Judith Mbula Bahemuka, High Commission for the Republic of Kenya 

The event featured a ‘BUFFET OF NATIONS’ 
Embassies and High Commissions representing
 over 40 countries offered culinary specialties
 from their respective homelands



All funds raised at the dinner help support
 small-scale clean water and sanitation projects
 in developing countries

 
Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone
Events
©Photos by Lois Siegel


Margaret Trudeau
Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, wife of Justin


Margaret Trudeau and Jim Knight


Silvia Généreux, WaterCan volunteer


Judith Mbula Bahemuka, High Commission for the Republic of Kenya 
Margaret Trudeau


Berak Hussain
Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau


Guillermo Russo
Ambassador of Peru
The Ambassador's wife Mrs. Dora de Russo


Diana Nicholas


Ruby Luc, Mekong Restaurant
Daniel MacKinnon and Cu Van Ha
 The Preston Catalogue


Mauricio Terrazas
Holt Renfrew, Sales Associate Ladieswear
James Jefferson
Chloe Goodfellow
Frank Sukhoo
Jefferson Sukhoo - Design Duo Fashion


Nigerians Ugo Ufoegbune
 Doris Ufoegbune, Owner of Global Cuisine Catering Services


Steve West, President MDS Nordion
Science Advancing Health


Jennifer Davis
Communications and Events Coordinator


Carlos and Maria Da Silva
20th Anniversary Picture


George Yap
Program Director


David Smith, Catering Chair and Live Auctioneer


Mark Dunlay, CTV

Parade

Brunei Darussalam
Switzerland

Steel Band


Drummer


Thai Dancer


Dr. Lee Percussion

Armenia



Armenian Walnuts Preserved in Syrup

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bacardi Rum Cake

Barbados

Belarus

Pancakes

Brunei Darussalam

Yellow Rice & Chicken Curry


Tropical Salad with Shrimp

China

Cuba

Egypt


Cat
 Protection from the Evil Eye

Ethiopia

France

Sole Florentine


Gilles Gourdet, Pastry Cook
Head Chef Jose Moniz

Germany


Erdbeer-Sahne Torte


Peach Flan


Chocolate Cake

Haiti

Honduras

Delia Beatriz Valle, Honduras Ambassador
Refried Red Beans, Coriander and Jalapeno Mousse

Ivory Coast

Jamaica

Jerk Pork & Chicken

Japan


Origami
 


Sushi

Kenya

Kuwait

Chicken and Rice

Libya



Macedonia

Brandy
Made from Grapes
Age:  15 Years

Madagascar

Mexico

Chicken Tacos

Romania

Meatballs Marinated in Vegetable Sauce

Senegal

Serbia

Ivana Sudzum
Tijana Arnautovic

Slovak Republic

Žemlovka
Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Sweden

Head Chef Cole Baker
Gravlax: Traditional Swedish Salt-Cured Raw Salmon

Switzerland

Trinidad & Tobago

Steel Drums

Venezuela

Silent Auction


Charlie Mingus, Sophia Loren, Carole Laure
Photos by Lois Siegel

Corporate Sponsors


Audi

Volunteers


Jen Smart, Haydee Aguilar, Victoria Hopkins, Kristen Scheel (Media Chair), Berak Hussain


French Embassy Head Chef Jose Moniz
Berak Hussain


Nafisseh Nazemroaya
Selling Raffle Tickets


Batoul and Berak Hussain


Avi Caplan
Olivia Craft


Ms. Dayfallah Kuwait Embassy
Berak Hussain, Volunteer


Victoria Hopkins


Batoul Hussain
Hawra Sadik
 Berak Hussain


Karina Barker (Silent Auction Chair), Leslie Raven, Tiffany Blair


Laura


Ottawa Rocks


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