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Vancouver’s Newest Governor – Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia

Vancouver’s Newest Governor – Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia

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West Vancouver’s Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia may look like just another pretty face, but beneath this tiny frame lies a superwoman of epic strength and generosity who can now add the title of “Governor” to her list of achievements. It was a well-deserved honour for the businesswoman and mother who is not only founder of the Absolute Spa Group, but is also responsible for raising over $2.6 million for various children’s charities. She has also served as a Board of Trade director and, most recently, as chair for the organization during 2011-12. Last week, The Vancouver Board of Trade inducted Wendy to their Council of Governors at an elegant gala evening that also included honours for developer Terence Hui (Concord Pacific Developments) and Telus. Congratulations Wendy – you are an inspiration to us all.

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01 – Joining Wendy at this very special occasion, daughter Connie congratulates her mom on all her amazing achievements.

02 – Publisher/speaker Peter Legge, seen here with wife Kay, sits at the head table with the honourees and is pleased to be the evening’s MC.

03 – Joining Wendy and her family for the evening are friends and spa girls Natalie Morin, left, Kristen Neal, Ali Anderson and Jill Bryan.

04 – Known for their own generosity and philanthropy, West Vancouver’s Bob and Lily Lee are among the distinguished guests.

05 – They’re one of Vancouver’s best power couples. Wendy and husband Sergio socialize with friends and guests during the pre-event reception.

06 – Grammy award winning maestro Bramwell Tovey, seen here with yours truly, takes a break from conducting the Vancouver Symphony for a special performance at this evening’s gala. Bravo!

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By Catherine Barr – April 29, 2013

Also as seen in print in the North Shore Outlook Newspaper on May 16, 2013


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Written by: Catherine Barr


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