Past Event

U.S. Thanksgiving Celebrations - Nov 17, 2014
When: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 18:00 - Monday, November 17, 2014 - 21:30

U.S. Thanksgiving Celebrations - November 17, 2014
The National Club, 303 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario

Registration/Reception - 6:00 pm
Dinner - 6:45 pm

It is our great honor to welcome Mrs. Heyman as this year’s keynote speaker. Mrs. Heyman, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Mr. Bruce Heyman, is well known for her 25 plus years of dedication to philanthropy and her leadership in a variety of political, health, education and arts based community projects. It is our hope that you will be able to participate in this exciting and momentous event.

Vicki Heyman is the wife and partner of US Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman. She has 25 years of broad, integrated experience in philanthropy and fundraising leadership, complementing her involvement with a variety of political, health, education, and arts-based community projects.

Vicki has served as the President of Kaplan Simons Family Foundation for 7 years. She was an active member of the 2008 and 2012 Obama for America National Finance Committees. In 2011-2012, Vicki was a Co-Chair of the Illinois Finance Committee for the Obama for America campaign.

Extremely dedicated to worthy causes that benefit Chicago, Vicki is on the foundation board of the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and was active for many years as a member of the Facing History and Ourselves Chicago Advisory Board. Vicki is an active advisor for EMBARC, the nation’s only teacher-led organization that achieves student academic success through systematic, long-term social and cultural exposure. Vicki participated in and supports two private-public partnerships in Chicago, the Chicago Ideas Week Co-op Boardand the 606 Leadership Council.

Vicki began her career at Bankers Trust Company where she worked in foreign currency sales and trading.She graduated with a BA in 1979 from Vanderbilt University and an MBA in 1980 from Owen Graduate School of Management.

People, ideas and creativity inspire Vicki. Having fun with family and friends is her greatest joy;she and her husband Bruce have four fantastic kids and two beautiful granddaughters.

For event registration: contact: Robert Bathgate, Co-Chair Toronto GTA Chapter – 888-390-2751

A special thank you to our sponsors:

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:  Mr. John Walker - Senior Advisor 416-697-9416






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AmCham Toronto-GTA