Brightwater Senior Living of Riverbend Memory Care Community & Fortuna Ristorante Italiano Raise $18,750 for the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

Brightwater Senior Living of Riverbend Memory Care Community and Fortuna Ristorante Italiano, two new Regina businesses, co-hosted a local fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. Within four hours that evening, $18,750 was raised for the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan.

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Dianne Craig, Kathleen Defoe, Joanne Bracken with the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

Regina, Saskatchewan (PRWEB) November 01, 2012

The event was the perfect combination and the perfect opportunity. On October 17th, two new local Regina businesses, Brightwater Senior Living of Riverbend and Fortuna Ristorante Italiano partnered to raise funds for an important organization, the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. The event also celebrated the grand opening of Fortuna as well as introducing Brightwater. Brightwater Senior Living is Regina's newest and largest memory care community now under construction opening early 2013. Brightwater provides care for seniors living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Fortuna Ristorante Italiano is a new restaurant specializing in cooking and presenting authenic Italian cusine.

Event tickets sold out in one day. The evening was festive with friends, delicious food, and robust wines along with the common hope for finding a cure. The result was an astounding amount of $18,750 raised for the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan. Many other businesses in Regina joined in sponsoring the event such as Cindercrete Products, Wheaton Chevrolet, Sysco, Fiorante Homes, Wascana Flower Shoppe, Leader-Post, Italian Star Deli, and Molson Coors. Businesses who donated live auction items were Cindercrete, Italian Star Deli, Maxwell Realty, Victoria Jewelers, Wascana Florist, and Wheaton Chevrolet. Auction items included two tickets anywhere Westjet flies, an all-inclusive trip to Mexico, diamond pendant and more.

Present that evening was Former Mayor Pat Fiacco who entertained the guests by performing the live auction. Joanne Bracken, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan also attended and shared gratitude for the generosity of the guests. Jerusha White, Director of Resident Services for Brightwater Senior Living shared how the new secured community will be Regina’s largest memory care with 68 private suites, and the waitlist began October 1st.

For more information on Brightwater Senior Living of Riverbend, Memory Care Community, please call (306) 347-7773 or visit at http://www.BrightwaterSeniorLiving.ca. Brightwater is located at 2235 Heselltine Road, Regina, Saskatchewan.

For more information on Fortuna Ristorante Italiano, please call (306) 543-4411. Fortuna is located at 3215 East Quance in Riverview Mall.

For more information on the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, please call (306) 949-4141 or visit at http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/sk.


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