9th Annual Breakfast For Champions Gala

Brant Food For Thought and Platinum Title Sponsor Glenn Gaudet of Investors Group hosted the 9th Annual Breakfast For Champions charity breakfast gala on May 1st, venue courtesy of Gold Sponsor Celebration Church.  The gala raised over $13,000 in support of Brant Food For Thought and program activities.

Guests were treated to an Oscar type, red carpet themed photo booth with guest photographers, Jen Little and Eileen McCusker-Korczak, courtesy of Edge Imaging.  The foyer boasted fabulous Silent Auction prizes, courtesy of school nutrition program staff and volunteers.  Guests mingled and enjoyed a coffee as they bid on prizes.  Winners of the Silent Auction Basket Contest were:

  • 1st prize to St. Theresa School “Gardening Theme”
  • 2nd prize St. Pius X School “Spring Cleaning Theme”
  • 3rd prize Boys & Girls Club of Brantford “Family Games Night”

Town Crier David McKee ushered guests into the main breakfast hall and officially opened the gala celebration.  A fabulous sponsored breakfast buffet awaited, hosted by Chef Tracy Winkworth of Liaison College Southcoast and her culinary staff.  Allan Dickenson, auctioneer with Adesa Kitchener led the Live Auction for great prizes, including a WestJet Gift of Flight Voucher For 2 and a VIA Rail Canada $1,500 Promotional Travel Credit.

 

Pictured above (L to R): Gisèle Budgell, Program Director, Brant Food For Thought; Jim (Angee) Turnbull, Live Auction winner, and Peter Kranenburg, WestJet, Customer Service Agent

 

Pictured above (L to R): Gisèle Budgell, Program Director and Roxanne Bond, winner of VIA Rail Promotional Travel Credit

This years’ guest speakers featured students and adults who personally benefited from or appreciated the benefit provided by universal student nutrition programs.

Follow the link to our Facebook page for the full gallery of pictures.

Special thank you to all our event sponsors:

PLATINUM LIVE AUCTION SPONSOR

 

GOLD LIVE AUCTION SPONSOR

 

SILVER SPONSORS

TABLE SPONSORS

 

              

      

                      

                  

 

FOOD SPONSORS

              

       

       

                                      Dave’s No Frills – Colborne St. East

 

SPECIAL SPONSORS

                   

 

LIVE AUCTION SPONSORS:

Friends of Brant Food For Thought
Devlin’s Country Bistro
Drayton Entertainment

Havens Leisure Woodwork

The Bicycle Shop

VIA Rail Canada

WestJet

SILENT AUCTION BASKET SPONSORS:

Agnes G. Hodge Public School

Bellview Public School

Brantford Collegiate Institute

Brantford Parks & Recreation

Boys & Girls Club of Brantford

Cedarland Public School

Central Public School

Ecole Confédération

Ecole Dufferin

Graham Bell – Victoria School

Holy Cross School

Jean Vanier Catholic Elementary School

Major Ballachey Public School

North Park Collegiate V.I.

Paris Central School

Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School

St. Patrick School

St. Pius X School

St. Theresa School

Ste. Marguerite-Bourgeoys

Many thanks once again to ALL our guests and generous sponsors for your support and contributions in making the 9th Annual Breakfast For Champions a great success!

 

 

 

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