Ancient PROM

Every year, the Young Patrons Circle (YPC) hosts their marquee event: PROM!

The YPC are young professionals who, by making a philanthropic gift, enjoy an all-access pass to private events and networking opportunities throughout the year at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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This year’s affair, entitled Ancient PROM, was hosted by MTV’s Aliya-Jasmine Sovani and CP24’s Gurdeep Ahluwalia.

Tickets for the party were $125 for YPC Members and $150 for Non-YPC members. Guests were treated to cocktails, appetizers and desserts as they danced the night away among dinosaur fossils!

As the ROM is a beautiful venue,  it felt like Toronto’s very own version of a Gossip Girl soirée, and I just had to pose with a random artifact!

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The tickets I won allowed me access to the VIP area with a private bar! The full VIP experience regularly costs $275 for YPC Members, or $300 for Non-YPC members, which included a swag bag and pre-party reception.

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Gladiator glam was in full effect as attendees wore togas, tuxes and gowns to celebrate the occasion!

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Embracing the “Ancient” theme!

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Julius Caesar, aka the 6″8 Joe Eppele, was also in attendance and demonstrated his brute strength (photo taken by his Argos teammate Mike Bradwell)

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Interested in learning about the YPC? Find out here!

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