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