Heart and Stroke Fashion Show at David Pecaut Square

Citytv's Jennifer Valentyne, photo netnomad
Citytv's Jennifer Valentyne, photo netnomad
Citytv's Jennifer Valentyne, photo netnomad
Citytv’s Jennifer Valentyne, photo netnomad

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s 6th annual Heart Truth Fashion Show will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9 p.m. at David Pecaut Square as part of  Toronto’s World MasterCard® Fashion Week. This year’s models, who will showcase fashions by Canadian designers, include the following athletes, actors, musicians and celebrities, as well as Models of Health, active senior women chosen for making heart healthy choices throughout their lives:

  • Jaime Salé, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medallist, Pair Skating;
  • Cheryl Bernard, Olympic Silver Medallist, Women’s Curling;
  • Actress Lauren Holly;
  • Hayley Wickenheiser, Women’s National Ice Hockey Team Captain and Four-Time Olympic Medallist;
  • Sonja Smits, Actor/Founder – Closson Chase Vineyards;
  • Liona Boyd, singer/songwriter and guitarist
  • Jennifer Valentyne, LiveEye Host of Citytv’s Breakfast Television;
  • Suhana Meharchand, Host, CBC News Network
  • Traci Melchor, Reporter, CTV’s ETALK;
  • Erica Ehm, Publisher, YummyMummyClub.ca;
  • Melanie Nicholls-King, Actress, Global’s Rookie Blue and The Wire
  • Nanette Workman, Rock and Blues Singer
  • Sandra Rinomato, HGTV Host and real estate broker
  • Stacey Tookey, Emmy-nominated choreographer for So You Think You Can Dance U.S. & Canada
  • Margaret Abbott-Brown, Model of Health
  • Claire MacDonnell, Model of Health
  • Gladys Wenger, Model of Health
  • Janet Parr, heart disease survivor

The public can purchase a limited number of VIP tickets for the Heart Truth Fashion Show at $50 each, with proceeds going to the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s The Heart Truth campaign. Tickets for the fashion show go on sale February 25, 2013 and will be available on a first come, first served basis. If you can’t make it to the show, you can watch the Heart Truth Fashion Show streamed live on March 21, 2013 at 9 p.m. EST and on the Heart Truth’s Facebook page. Follow the show comments on Twitter at @THTFS2013. If you want to make a party of it, you can gather your girlfriends together, dress in red and enjoy the The Heart Truth viewing party toolkit, which includes everything from invites to games and trivia.