Thank you for making Braveheart: The MacLaren Black Tie Gala a success!

May 16, 2019

Barriston Law Platinum Sponsors of the 2019 Black Tie Gala. Photo: Andre Beneteau

Thank you to each one of our sponsors and guests for helping to make the MacLaren Black Tie Gala a success! Your generous support directly benefits thousands of children and youth across Simcoe County who take part in the MacLaren Art Centre’s arts education programmes each year.

Our most grateful thanks to the sponsors of Braveheart | The MacLaren Black Tie Gala: Barriston Law, Stewart Esten, Georgian Chevrolet Buick GMC, Kirkwood Properties, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Georgian BMW and MINI Georgian, BDO Canada LLP, Devry Smith Frank LLP, Larche, Barrie Ford, Barrie Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 400 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Grant Thornton LLP, Rogers, The Peacock Group, D.V. Bell Foundation, Meridian Credit Union, Scotiabank, Turner Lorriman Sturgeon Wealth Management Group, The Residences at Five Points, Barrie and Burnett’s & Struth Scottish Regalia Ltd.

A heartfelt thank you to the following individuals and companies for their generous contributions to this year’s event: Michael MacMillan, Graydon Oldfield, Art in Bloem Wedding and Event Design/Laurie Tuchto & Nemo Nauta, Cravings Fine Food Market & Catering, Michael & Marions, The Farmhouse Restaurant, Elite Party Rentals, Georgian Copy & Printers Inc., Wayne Hay, William Moore, Snapd Barrie, Miller School of Highland Dancing & Dancers – Meghan Miller, Cadie Miller, Isla Miller, May Black, Maeve Marling, Avery Lammle, Ava Motonokm, Maya Stasiuk – Barrie Pipes and Drums – Kris Bawden (Pipe Major), Andrew McPherson, Rob McGregor, Stephanie Sabean, Ron Brown, Conor Robbins, Drew Ellis, Kavan Johnstone-Schulz, Fraser McCusker, Peter Johnstone-Schulz, Aprille Holmes, Joanne Haw, Angela Soule (Band Manager) – Laurie Crosson, Burnett’s & Struth, Stuart Brown | The Scotch Experience, Chris Adams, Barrie Country Club, Pelee Island Winery | Darryl MacMillan, Stephanie Price | The Dam Pub Thornbury, Paul Izdebski | The Beer Bus Collingwood, Melissa Herod | AXED Throwing, Derek Hammond | Thornbury Village Craft Cider & Beer, Annie Pilon | Northview Chalet, J’adore, Bent Taco, Groovy Tuesday’s Bistro, Common Good Cafe & Social House, Redline Brewhouse, Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, Blue Mountain, Mariposa Market, The Keg Steakhouse + Bar, Fred Hummel, Casino Rama Resort, The Cookie Diva, Salon Rx, Goodman of Vanaheim, Fergus Scottish Festival, AGO – Art Gallery of Ontario, Gardiner Museum, Design Exchange, National Gallery of Canada, Acme Photographic, Caroline Schmidt, Stuart Alford | LCBO Bayfield Street, Scotch of the Month Club contributors – Andrew Zyp, Amy Switzer, Mike MacMillan, Hilary Goodman, Lisa Myers, Gary Pearson, Lindsay Jackson, Zach Hay, Marni Goodman, Sue-Ellen Boyes, Russell Arksey, Gilbert Paquette, Natalie Harris – Belfry Chocolates, Owen Signcraft and the team at Larche – Jessie Larche, Krystine May, Karen Evans and Chris Digerati.

And especially, thank you to our 2019 Black Tie Committee members for their creativity and commitment! Hilary Goodman (Chair), Russell Arksey, Marni Goodman, Zach Hay, Lindsay Jackson and Sue-Ellen Boyes.