Oct 24, 2018

TRIBUTE TO GAIL ASPER MANITOBA OPERA’S MOST SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING EVENT EVER

Manitoba Opera announced today that last evening’s Gala Reception honouring Winnipeg philanthropist Gail Asper resulted in being the company’s most successful fundraising event in its 46-year history. The event, held at the Manitoba Club Thursday, September 13, raised more than $230,000 for Manitoba Opera’s productions and education programs.

The Gala Reception paid tribute to Asper’s exemplary leadership as a philanthropist and visionary whose courage and conviction inspires others to serve, to give, and to make our community a better place. Asper has created a legacy of philanthropy in Canada which resonates from coast to coast.  Her decades of service to others have made an indelible and unparalleled imprint on Canadians (bio follows).

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