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Party Crasher: EPL Gala

Party Crasher: EPL Gala This gala raised funds for the Stanley A. Milner Revitalization Project. by Breanna Mroczek November 1, 2017 Who: Edmonton Public Library (EPL) Gala What: A sold-out event where people gathered to enjoy a silent auction, dinner, cocktails and a keynote talk from Rex Murphy, a commentator…

Party Crasher: EPL Gala

This gala raised funds for the Stanley A. Milner Revitalization Project.


November 1, 2017


Who: Edmonton Public Library (EPL) Gala

What: A sold-out event where people gathered to enjoy a silent auction, dinner, cocktails and a keynote talk from Rex Murphy, a commentator for The National Post, and raised $242,105.

When: September 14, 2017

Where: Chateau Lacombe Hotel

Why: The EPL needs to raise $10 million for the Stanley A. Milner Revitalization Project


photography by Liam Mackenzie

Emmy Stuebing and Jody Crilly


“We count on community support and we’re really lucky that the community is stepping up. The library inspires creative thought and forward thinking, and that’s what tonight is about.” – Emmy Stuebing, fund development manager at EPL and a Top 40 Under 40 alumna


Shaune Smith and Sandra Smith


James John, Linda Garvin, David Law and Marcel Champagne 


Tonia LaRiviere


Erica Vaskvicius and Dylan Vaskvicius


Andrea Trendel and Karla Horcica


Jenna Weinkauf and Marcus Weinkauf


Rebecca Grant and Maryanne Bejcar


Rex Murphy


This article appears in the November 2017 issue of Avenue Edmonton. Subscribe here.