Look Fabulous and help Make-A-Wish with Rent frock Repeat!

image001For the second year running, we’re very pleased to announce a partnership with Rent frock Repeat. Based in Toronto and Ottawa, Rent frock Repeat gives you a chance to wear the most gorgeous of haute couture gowns without paying haute couture prices. Why purchase a dress when you can rent one at 90% off its retail cost?  Their stylists shop for the best designer dresses from around the world, visiting top fashion shows and showrooms. Then, they make the dresses available to rent for a fraction of the retail price.

Just head to their website, sign up and browse through their incredible selection of gorgeous frocks. Add the ones you love to your wishlist, then make an appointment and try them all on and see what you love.

And here’s the awesome part: Rent frock Repeat is proud to support The Princess Ball by awarding you a 15% discount on your rental. For every dress you rent, they will also donate 10% back to our fundraising cause.

Simply use promo code PRINCESS when processing your order! It’s that easy!

Live in the GTA and want try a frock on before renting? Call them at 1-855-376-2548 or email them at info@rentfrockrepeat.com and set up your own private fitting — for FREE!   Visit www.rentfrockrepeat.com for more details.

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Stu Jeffries of boom 97.3 to host 2016 Princess Ball

Boom! stujeffries-smallWe are excited to announce that Stu Jeffries, well-known Canadian media personality and host of the boom 97.3 morning show, will be donning his royal crown and joining us as host at this year’s Princess Ball!

Stu Jeffries, a well-known Canadian media personality, will lend his entertaining wit and over 35 years of experience as a broadcaster to help make The 2016 Princess Ball a success. A broadcast veteran, Jeffries has worked in cities across Canada, calling Toronto home since 1997. His versatility as a broadcaster makes him a perfect choice as host for this year’s family-friendly charity gala.  View the media release.

Marketers on Demand generously supports Princess Wish Ticket Grant

MoDThe Princess Ball is an event filled with whimsy and wishes. We know there are children in our community who are facing health issues, and we always remember that these children are the reason behind the Ball – to make their wishes come true.Marketers on Demand (MoD), a full service marketing agency dedicated to marketing and creative recruitment, is ensuring children with health concerns and their families have the opportunity to enjoy a magical afternoon at the Princess Ball. We are thrilled to announce that MoD is generously donating a portion of their revenue to the Princess Wish Ticket Grant program.

Founded in 2008 by Marcie Pollack, Marketers on Demand continuously recruits and builds a pipeline of marketing professionals who are current and in demand. With their fingers on the pulse of current marketing trends and networking industry connections, MoD provides only the best marketing and creative talent for Fortune 500 companies on a contract, contract-to-perm and permanent basis.

Thank you, MoD!

Official Princess Parties is back for the 3rd Annual Princess Ball!

officialprincessparties_logoIt wouldn’t be a princess party without the beautiful princesses and princes of Official Princess Parties, Ontario’s premiere princess party provider.

Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing our Royal Guests, so stay tuned to find who will be in attendance. We have a few ideas, but first we must consult with the Fairy Godmothers…

Visit Official Princess Parties on their website or Facebook to see the beautiful Princesses you may be able to meet at the 2016 Princess Ball.

Welcome Earth Rangers, First-Time Partner of the Princess Ball

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We are pleased to welcome first-time Partner Earth Rangers to the Princess Ball family!

Picture every person you know working to protect biodiversity. Picture all of these people acknowledging the impacts of their small, daily actions. Picture our planet thriving because a new generation of leaders is mindful about its health. Earth Rangers imagines this every day. They believe children can make it a reality. Earth Rangers is The Kids’ Conservation Organization, dedicated to educating children and their families about biodiversity, inspiring them to adopt sustainable behaviours and empowering them to become directly involved in protecting animals and their habitats.

Earth Rangers will be thrilling Princess Ball guests by introducing us to birds of prey that were popular as hunting companions in the Highlands in medieval times.

 

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get on the Early Bird Ticket List!

EarlyBirdSheet1Make sure you’re on the Early Bird Ticket List by Monday, November 16 to access the exclusive link to purchase Princess Ball tickets on November 17th!

Only those on the Early Bird List will be able to purchase tickets before the general public sale, so get on the list or miss out!

Follow the  steps in our Cheat Sheet for the best chance to secure Princess Ball tickets!

Please note: while there are lots of tickets available for sale on November 17th, historically demand has outweighed the tickets available. Being on the Early Bird list does not guarantee access to tickets, and even if you follow these steps exactly, you still may find tickets unavailable due to the popularity of this event. Good luck and thank you for supporting Wishes for Olivia and Make a Wish Foundation of Canada.

 

Announcing Two-Time Gold Level Sponsor: JAKKS Pacific

JAKKS PacificWe are honoured to have JAKKS Pacific as a two-time Gold Level Sponsor of the Princess Ball!

Through their JAKKS Cares initiatives, JAKKS Pacific has a long-standing history of philanthropy and charitable giving. They are strongly committed to being socially responsible corporate citizens and creating changes that will improve the lives and well-being of children for generations to come.

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. is a multi-brand company that, since 1995, has been designing, developing, producing and marketing toys, leisure products and writing instruments for children and adults around the world. Their brands include the most popular Disney toys, including Disney Princesses, Disney’s Frozen, and Disney Fairies.

We are happy to announce they will be providing a special play area with fabulous toys for kids of all ages at the 2016 Princess Ball. We thanks JAKKS Pacific for their generous support.

Three-Time Partner Glama Gal Rejoins Our Clan

GlamaGal_logo_smWe are pleased to announce that the wonderful Glama Gal Tween Spa and Party Studio is a three-time partner of the Princess Ball!

Joining us again, on April 17, they will pamper our royal digits with glamorous nail decals and, new this year, feature Scottish clan glitter tattoos for the wee lassies and lads! Not Scottish? Not a problem! Clans are about kinship, and we’ll all be kin for a day thanks to GlamaGal! Princess Ball (8)

With seven franchise locations (including one newly opened in Barrie), GlamaGal is a growing force across central Ontario, espousing confidence, positivity and kindness to bring out the inner princess or prince in every child.

Visit www.glamagalparty.com to learn how GlamaGal can help you to feel your ‘bonniest’ any day!

 

Enjoy a Fling with the Breck School of Highland Dance

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No Scottish themed Ball would be complete without amazing music and dancing, and so we are so happy to announce that entertainment for this years Princess Ball will be provided by the talented dancers of the Breck School of Highland Dance!

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During lunch, our guests will enjoy dances performed by the current Canadian champions before getting the opportunity to join in the fun! All yer bairns will get a chance to try a fling or two, so get your dancing shoes ready.
The Breck School provides quality highland dance instruction and promotes the development of strong young women from wee dancers to the making of champion dancers.  The Breck School choreography team has performed in Canada and Scotland, and has won 1st place at the Canadian Championships twice, in 2013 and in 2015.  Our goal is always to work hard, dance well, and have fun!

A PR Company That Sings: Introducing SongBird Marketing Communications

SongBird_Logo_851x315SongBird Marketing Communications is excited to work with The Princess Ball to bring a little magic into the world. We are firm believers in letting your inner child out so you never fully grow up when it comes to your dreams. Life is more wonderful, and you can accomplish so much more when you can dream, and there is no better way to learn than to foster dreams in children.

SongBird is a boutique marketing and communications firm specializing in strategic solutions for organizations and individuals looking to take their brand to the next level. We’re experts in public relations, media relations, branding, business development, and adapting strategies for small business. We work with businesses, organizations, and individual experts who are at all levels of development. Whether we’re building from the ground up with an exciting start-up or coming up with a new perspective for an established company, we like to bring a little creative flare to our strategic thinking. Working with our clients, we develop fully integrated strategies focusing on both traditional and non-traditional tactics, ensuring that each unique message gets to the intended target audience.

We are storytellers, artists, and strategic minds. But most of all, we love creating magic for our clients to make their brands sing!

Welcome to The Princess Ball, SongBird Marketing!