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"A dream and purpose so compelling will never allow you to give up." Valérie Goneau

7th Annual Wine, Cheese & Casino





We are excited to present our 7th Annual Wine, Cheese & Casino night at the magnificent Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. This year, the event will be an 80′s theme – We’ll be playing your favourite 80′s tunes all night so pull out your totally rad outfits.


  • The evening will consist of an educational presentation about the Foundation and rare cancer research here in Ottawa
  • Our signature charity casino tables and games will be open all evening as a way to have some fun, give back and maybe win some fantastic prizes!
  • With our wheel-of-tickets, we will be selling tickets for a chance to win 2 round-trip flights anywhere in North America that Air Canada flies. The winner will be announced at the end of the evening!
  • Wide selection of wine & delicious hors d’oeuvres. We are pleased to welcome back Lindt Chocolates and Nespresso for a little extra energy to hit the dancefloor.
  • Dancefloor will be hopping all night long, baby.


At the age of 20, Valérie Goneau passed away from a rare form of bone cancer. She founded Valérie’s Flutter Foundation in order to raise funds and awareness for the cancers that lack research funding, much like the type that she battled. The Foundation’s impact here in Ottawa has been growing ever since. By coming to the event, you are supporting much needed Sarcoma research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. In fact, thanks to our supporters, we have been able to give over $400,000 to groundbreaking cancer research. We have also recently been acknowledged in the International Journal of Cancer as a key financial contributor to important findings for bone cancer research. Your support truly goes a long way.

Bring your friends, bring your family. We hope to see you there for another fun evening!


“A dream and purpose so compelling will never allow you to give up” - Valérie Goneau, 2010