The holiday season is a time of getting together as a family, a community and friends. So, on December 16, that's exactly what we're going to do.
Join us as we bring together the nicest people from momondays Toronto-North and the nicest people from momondays Toronto at Alleycats near Yonge and Eglinton. It'll be a fun, inspiring evening of mo-HO-HO-HO and muah-muah-muah!
You meet the nicest people at momondays!!
Put storytelling into a blender. Add a dash of personal growth & transformation. Then drop in a load of laughs. Mix in real, live music, and great conversation with some of the nicest people on the planet, then push the ‘high’ setting… and out comes momondays!
Sandy, Bonnie, and Delores
A Relationship Warrior, a Divorce Recovery Coach and a 3 Time Divorcee have been brought together for the love of growing, healing, transformation. We are bringing together over 60 years of personal and professional growth that has profoundly shaped our lives and the lives of the people we work with.
Each of us are committed to changing the conversations around relationships, marriage and divorce. Together we are challenging conversations to be ones that are thought-provoking, healing, real and sometimes straight out funny! We are energized about creating a platform to speak, entertain and heal.
December 16, 2019
ROB LAIDLAW "FEATURED PERFORMER"
JUNO nominated songwriter, producer, and musician Rob Laidlaw is no stranger to Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll. Rob shares his personal story of his addiction and how he broke through to a new, positive attitude toward life, family and being human. Using songwriting as a powerful metaphor for what we do with our own lives, Rob shows how many of the biggest hit songs were composed using the same four chords, and asks, 'can you turn your life into a hit songs with the chords you have/" Rob has performed and produced with so many of the greatest artist you know and love like like Kim Mitchell, Alanah Myles, Platinum Blonde, Alannis Morrisette, Glass Tiger, Loverboy and so many more. https://www.facebook.com/robert.laidlaw
JEANNINE HARE "The LICE LADY CAPE"
Jeannine Hare, AKA "Lady J", is a very outgoing and positive lady who is on a mission to have a very adventurous life and to inspire millions along the way. This energizer bunny has a flair for finding the odd and humourous side to any situation and will inspire you to get living your life more fully. In this hilarious moStory, Jeannine shares about the time she wore the Lice lady Cape and rescued a mother from a nervous breakdown of shame, a child getting ostracized, and a teenage girl from having nothing. Jeannie's story may just have you scratching your head about how you can be a hero in someone else's life! https://jeanninehare.ca
MIKE MADDIN "FOOD FOR THOUGHT"
Food is so much more than what's on your plate. Meals are intertwined around the most important life experiences from childhood to adulthood and beyond, with family and friends and perhaps most of all, holidays! In this moStory, Chef Michael Maddin shares his passion for how food not only provides the nutrition our bodies need to function; it provides the sustenance we need to live and love as human beings. Every meal is an experience... and a story! Chef Mike Maddin has been operating his own catering company since 2014. Mike has catered in the middle of a forest, converted a barn into a fine dining reception hall, and made risotto in the middle of Lake Ontario – without a stove. Mike lived and worked in Bergamo, Italy, and has worked all over Canada in Vancouver, Ottawa, and Toronto. Mike worked with Top Chef Canada winner Dale Mackay in Vancouver and trained at Canoe in Toronto. And not only is Mike a chef, he is also an accomplished curler! https://www.facebook.com/mike.maddin
JEAN LEGGETT "A REAL CHRISTMAS MIRACLE"
Jean Leggett is a CEO, motivational speaker, laughter yoga instructor, and standup comedian. When Jean found herself and her husband homeless earlier this year after some unexpected life tragedies, she was able to open her eyes and heart and ask for help. The universe had hard lessons in store, but, she discovered she had more grace, grit, and glitter than she knew she had. Jean began to see that Christmas miracles happen every day if you are open to opportunities. Don't miss this inspiring story, shared with laughter and insight! http://www.jeanleggett.com
HELEN XENIDIS "EVERY WOMAN WANTS TO GO TO PARIS (NOT)"
For many people mid-life is the end of an era of youthful beauty and vitality. Yet for Helen Xenidis, it was the beginning of a new way of living, breaking free from the social norms and assumptions that kept her from living her life on her own terms. Helen's mid-life awakening has opened the world up in a whole new way. Today, she is having the best adventures and learnings of her life because she is living it on her terms and not according to anyone else. Helen shares her story of self-discovery and acceptance. https://www.instagram.com/helenxenidis/
TIBOR SHANTO "THE CHANGE DANCE!"
Tibor Shanto is a change agent. He leads workshops and consults with sales organizations to help them see the connection between success – change – and comfort. He has 'deputized' thousands of salespeople to be agents of change in their worlds. In this light-hearted and inspiring moStory, he shares how an accident forced him to take his own medicine... and just tango! https://tiborshanto.com
Best Seats in the house, Dj, Live Music, Cocktails, Dinner, Mingling and Networking
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Leave your mask at home, there is no need to fake it or pretend. This is a space where you will be understood and treated with kindness and respect. Connect with like-minded people and divorce professionals. Connect with each other on the human to human level? Come at 6:00 pm to give yourself time to connect with some of the nicest people!
An interesting thing happens when you come to momondays for the pre-show socializing and networking. While the purpose of the show is not business, some of the best business connections have come out of a meeting at momondays.
We have the kitchen fired up and you will be able to order from a full menu!
The kitchen is open from 6:00 pm pm -7:30 pm, so make sure you get your food order in early. The bar is open all night!!! So get ready to mix and mingle with some of the nicest people on the planet -- that’s because you really do meet the nicest people at momondays.
9:00pm - MIDNIGHT
YOU MEET THE NICEST PEOPLE AT MOMONDAYS... NOW YOU CAN PARTY WITH THEM TOO!
Stay and join the LATIN NIGHT MONDAYS AT ALLEYCATZ - No extra charge it's included with your ticket price
Details here: http://www.alleycatz.ca
DELORES WURTZ "Divorce Shame" - As a 3 times divorcee
Delores thought she was fine with it; but when the headline "Delores, Three-Time Divorcee" was published for the world to see this was another story, she demanded that it be removed! Delores' divorce shame came flooding back. Was she prepared to hold that title? Delores shares her light-hearted and moving story from judgement and shame to powerful self-awareness.
RICHARD ZINCK "Finding My Inner Child"
Richard reached the top of his industry only to find with great disappointment that his happiness was not there. Empty and lost Richard went on a quest to find his happiness and in doing so he found someone he had forgotten decades ago, discovering he had been there all along. Richard shares his story of how he found success, happiness and a new love for life through the reunion of his inner child. My Inner Child has always been with me and he has the answers I have been looking for to find my happiness. Somewhere in my life, I lost my Inner Child. This is my story about how I found him again.
MIMI THRASHER "Uncommon Divorce"
Mimi was conflicted because the most important thing to her is PEACE. Yet there she was, defensive and tumultuous, wanting to shake him awake, desperately wanting to remind him of what they had already agreed upon. She was told harmony, love and peace wasn't possible while going through a divorce, yet as a person who stands in the space of peace on earth she knew somehow this now had to translate into her divorce. Mimi is an entrepreneur, author, and a former triathlete and Master’s swim coach. Today after transition from her 10 year marriage she is with the love of her life.
CONNIE WANG "WHEN I STOPPED TALKING" Connie almost lost herself. She was in the wrong relationship with the wrong person, and this turned out he was exactly the person she needed to be with to become the unstoppable person she is today. Connie is a Self Expression Coach, Actress, You-tuber, Producer, Writter, Entrepreneur
HEIDI LOEPPKY "Bald and Beautiful"
Does femininity live outside or underneath the skin? As a woman who dressed the part, and boasting long, blonde curly hair, Heidi received a challenge to shave her head. With her own identity and desirability as a woman on the line, she became the subject of an experiment that changed the way she related to herself forever. Heidi a Tantra facilitator, coach and organizer of the Canadian Tantra Festival.
KARRIE LYNN DYMOND "Performer"
Karrie Lynn Dymond is fire. She is the example of never giving up and fighting for your dreams. A performer starting at the age of 10. KLD knew instantly that there was only one place on this earth that she was truly happy and felt like she belonged at. That was on a stage.