Zest for Life is an intimate gathering. All attendees will enjoy the shows, auction, entertainment, lunch and vendors at the same time.
Here is some information about the day:
ZESTY FASHION SHOW:
Our models are every day boomers and seniors that live a zestful life. They will be strutting down the runway showcasing stunning fall attire.
If you are interested in being a Zest for Life model, please let us know and we will be in touch with more information. Check back often to see when/where we will host our casting call. If you are interested in being a clothing or accessories sponsor, please fill out our contact us form and we will be in touch.
ZESTIEST KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Learn how to choose the scenic route in life and live with zest at any age. When you are mindful and fully present in life, you will enjoy the “moments” and notice the details around you. Zestfully enjoy a new skill. Zestfully appreciate a magnificent meal. Zestfully freeze-frame memories you have in your life to cultivate the true essence of living with zest. We are excited that Hazel McCallion, former Mayor of Mississauga will be our keynote speaker. She will also be participating in a book signing. Photo opportunities also available in support of our charity, Trillium Health Partners Foundation.
ZESTIER MASTER OF CEREMONIES:
Jake Dheer is the Senior Manager at Rogers TV & Omni Television. Jake served as Chairman of Carassauga in 2001 and 2002, Mississauga Board Of Trade in 2008, Mayor Hazel McCallion’s Gala for the Arts, Culture and Heritage in 2010, Sheridan College’s Big Picture Gala in 2010 and 2012 and Heritage Mississauga’s annual awards in 2013 – 2016. He is also the Honourary Chairman for the Alzheimer Society of Peel. Jake’s enthusiastic stage presence has led him to emcee several high profile occasions in the GTA and has often been asked to be the Keynote Speaker at numerous events around the region. Jake is a zoomer himself and lives with his zestful parents.
ZESTFULLY HILARIOUS COMEDIENNE EXTRAORDINAIRE:
Pamela Appel’s style of humour encompasses a combination of good old fashioned story telling infused with keen observations and witty commentary. She is engaging, extremely relatable & likable her unique twist on everyday life will keep the audience rolling with laughter. Throughout her comedy career, Pamela has performed with the likes of Joan Rivers, Howie Mandel, Norm MacDonald and Simon B. Cotter, just to name a few. She has appeared in comedy clubs in Canada and the USA. Television credits include participation in NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” & “America’s Got Talent”, the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars”, Tru TV’s “Storage Hunters” and she filmed a pilot episode for her very own reality TV show titled, “Glory After 40”. Pamela will be providing us with a preview of her North American tour called, “Forever Young”.
ZESTY BRAIN TUNE-UP!
Learn simple, easy and effective neuroscience to support you in growing a Fit Brain and a Fit Life! In this educational, entertaining and interactive Brain Fitness Tune-up, Jill Hewlett, Brain Fitness Expert, will inspire participants. Be prepared to laugh and learn tangible tools that you can immediately use to improve and optimize your Brain Health.
SILENT AUCTION WITH ZEST:
Our silent auction will be filled with gift certificates, household treasures, innovative technology, sports paraphenalia, gift baskets, gadgets and more! Bid on the items you would like. Cash only please, come prepared. Winning bids will take their items home that day.
ZINGY ZESTY WORKSHOPS:
You will be able to sign up for your workshop of choice upon arrival. The three workshops will be packed with valuable tips to use in your daily lives. Topics include cooking, fitness and technology. Workshop information can be found here.
More information to come regarding stage entertainment. Stay tuned.
DOOR PRIZES WITH SO MUCH ZEST:
All attendees will receive a door prize ticket and will be entered into a draw to win fabulous prizes!
BEST ZEST VENDORS & EXHIBITORS:
We have selected a diversified group of vendors and exhibitors that provide a product or service relating to our theme of living well.