Event Sponsor

In Support of

Experience an evening of dancing, wine, and fine dining while enjoying the company of others who are the family and friends of the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society (MSS). Each year, approximately 250 attendees enjoy live music, silent and live auctions, and a WestJet raffle all in support of MSS.

The funds raised at the Gala will assist MSS in providing free programs and services to children, families, friends, and individuals who are affected by schizophrenia and psychosis.

The 22nd Annual Iris Gala

April 28, 2018

Please contact Katrina Tinman at 204-786-1616 extension 224 or [email protected] for details and sponsorship information.

The 22nd Annual Iris Gala

April 28, 2018

Please contact Katrina Tinman at 204-786-1616 extension 224 or [email protected] for ticket details and sponsorship information.

2018 Live Auction Prizes

Prize 1

Dinner for 8 at Carne Italian Chophouse

You and your friends will experience the great taste of Carne Italian Chophouse. Their professional expertise will meet your expectations and will allow you and your guests to relax, enjoy and eat well! Banville & Jones will select wines to accompany your dinner from their exquisite wine collection.

Donated by WOW! Hospitality , Banville & Jones


Prize 2

Dinner for 8 in your home catered by The Gates with wine

Savour a delicious dinner for 8 in the comfort of your home catered by the Gates on Roblin. Their professional expertise will meet your expectations and allow you and your guests to relax, enjoy and eat well! Pair it with $500 worth of your favorite wines.

Donated by The Gates on Roblin, De Luca Fine Wines, Planned Perfectly, The Floral Fixx


Prize 3

“Portage & Main” Cindy Dyson Painting 2018

42” x 60” Acrylic on Canvas

Donated by Cindy Dyson


Prize 4

Outdoor Backyard BBQ Experience

Enjoy a BBQ Feast for 12 guests in your own backyard catered by Ruby Red’s Kansas City BBQ. These guys are known for their BBQ cooked “low and slow” for the richest melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. Wash it all down with local craft beer from Lake of the Woods Brewing Company

Donated by Urban Prairie Cuisine, Ruby Red BBQ, Lake of the Woods Brewing Co., Luxe BBQ Company


Prize 5

Nix's Outdoor Fishing Adventure

Imagine…you and a guest…at Canada’s best fly-in fishing experience! Nestled in the wilderness of the boreal forest, Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge offers its guests a flawless mix of luxury service, world-class amenities and unmatched premier fishing experiences. Accessible only by float plane, the lodge sits on a golden sand peninsula found on the northern shore of our 11,000 acre lake.

Donated by Aikens Lake & a private family donor who loved Nicholas’


Silent Auction Prizes Include:

  1. Two Tour Visa’s to Folklorama

  2. 2 Jets Tickets for the 2018-19 Season

  3. Sterling Silver Pendant with Swarovski Crystals

  4. IPad Mini 4

  5. Wine Tasting for 4 in British Columbia at Poplar Grove Winery

  6. 2 Tickets to Shania Twain

  7. 7 Day and 6 Night Stay at Lake Louise Inn

  8. Winnipeg Jets Premier Replica Autographed Jersey

  9. Fully Catered in Home Dining Experience for you and 4 guests from Wellington Estates

  10. 4 Sideline Blue Bomber Tickets

  11. 4 Rounds of Golf at Breezy Bend Country Club

Thank you to our 2018 donors:

  • 529 Wellington
  • Academy Uptown Lanes
  • Aikens Lake Wilderness Lodge
  • Art Beat
  • Assiniboia Downs
  • Assiniboine Dental Group
  • Audi Winnipeg
  • Aveda Institute & Academy Salon
  • Bailey’s Restaurant & Lounge
  • Banville & Jones
  • Barb Stafford McCluskey
  • Barley Brothers
  • Best Care Dry Cleaners
  • Betula Lake Resort
  • Bijou Fine Jewelery
  • Bob & Page
  • Bonfire Bistro
  • Bonnie Taylor
  • Boston Pizza Area Development Office
  • Breezy Bend Country Club
  • Browns Social House
  • Canadian Human Rights Museum
  • Carla Dyck
  • Carnaval
  • Chris Summerville
  • Cindy Dyson
  • Cornerstone Pub
  • Corus Radio
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Danali
  • Earls Restaurant
  • Edward Carriere
  • EMK Clothing
  • Enigma Escapes
  • Epsilon Creations
  • Five Small Rooms
  • Fleet Galleries
  • Folklorama
  • Fort Whyte Alive
  • Fusion Grill
  • Gallery Lacosse
  • Gurevich Fine Art
  • Heights Outdoors
  • Hillary Druxman
  • Homers Restaurant
  • Hon. Edward & Lily Schreyer
  • Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar
  • Investment Pieces
  • Jellyfish Float Spa
  • Jenna Rae Cakes
  • John Inglis
  • Jordan Van Sewell
  • Karen Dunlop
  • Karen Mitchell - Rodan & Fields
  • Ken Talbot
  • Kingswood Golf & Country Club
  • Irene Heilmann
  • Lake of the Woods Brewing Co
  • Lilac Bakery
  • Linda Sigurdson
  • Lumberjax Axe Throwing
  • Luxe Barbeque Company
  • Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
  • Manitoba Hydro
  • Manitoba Prairie Quilts
  • Mennonite Heritage Village
  • Merchant Kitchen
  • Muddy Waters
  • Nigel Bart
  • Nygard International
  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • Outlet Collection Winnipeg
  • Paradise Management Services
  • Peerless Garments
  • Pizzeria Gusto
  • Polaris Industries Ltd Canada
  • Poplar Grove
  • Prairie 360
  • Prairie Theatre Exchange
  • Rae & Jerry’s Steakhouse
  • Rainbow Stage
  • Roger Kakepetumv
  • Ross Phillips
  • Ruby Reds KC BBQ
  • Santa Lucia
  • Scotia Wealth Management
  • Serratus Movement Centre
  • Sharon Cory
  • Shelmerdine Garden Centre
  • Shelter Canadian Properties
  • Shooters Family Golf Centre
  • Sky Zone Winnipeg
  • Spectrum Financial Service Splatters Paintball
  • Steinbach Credit Union
  • Strada Personal Spa
  • Startegym
  • The Canadian Brewhouse
  • The Diamond Gallery
  • The Fairmont Winnipeg
  • The Food Studio Inc
  • The Gas Station Arts Centre
  • The Gates on Roblin
  • The Grove Pub & Restaurant
  • The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
  • The Pawsh Dog
  • The Real Escape Canada
  • The VG Restaurant
  • These Four Walls
  • Thunder Rapids
  • Amusement Park
  • Tracy Popp
  • True North Sports Entertainment Limited
  • Urban Prairie Cuisine Catering
  • Vittorio Rossi Clothing
  • W.J. Ray Phillips
  • Wayne Arthur Gallery
  • Wellington Estate/Provisions
  • Catering and Events
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Winnipeg Football Club
  • Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
  • Winnipeg Winter Club
  • WOW! Hospitality
  • Yoga Centre Winnipeg

2018 Sponsors






Corporate Tables:

Iris Gala Committee Members:

  • Andrea Mancini
  • Anne Marie Grant
  • Chris Summerville
  • Dale Yuel
  • Karen Dunlop
  • Katrina Tinman
  • Ken Talbot
  • Lynn Vandale
  • Nadene Kouk-Karasiuk
  • Roxana Mazur
  • Shaelynn Stimpson
  • Sherry Wallis
  • Alyssa Talbot
  • Christine Payne
  • Connie Kusie
  • Matt Semchyshyn
  • Sydnie Graham
  • Hannah Wilson

Enter to win the WestJetters Caring for our Community Gift of Flight!

1 return trip for two 2 people to any scheduled WestJet destination!

Restrictions apply - please see below

Draw will take place at The Gates on Roblin, 6945 Roblin Blvd., Headingly, Manitoba. Winner does not need to be present at time of draw. Winner will be contacted by phone. If prize is not picked up within 7 days, a redraw will be done. This process will continue until prize is picked up by the winner.

Licence Number MGCC 5599-RF. All draws are open to all ticket holders.

1. Your exclusive voucher number includes all base air travel fees, taxes and surcharges and is valid on any regularly scheduled WestJet marketed and operated flight. This voucher does not include optional fees such as checked baggage or cabin upgrades. ***Please book early to maximize your flight options.

2. This voucher is limited and subject to promotional space availability of eligible fare options and flight schedule. Not all flights have promotional space. This voucher is not valid for redemption on WestJet Vacations? packages, interline, code-share or charter flights.

3. This voucher is good for one (1) roundtrip flight for two (2) guests to any regularly scheduled and marketed WestJet destination. All guests must travel together on the same itinerary, dates and flights.

4. Flights must be roundtrip to and from the same locations. Flights must depart from city A to city B and return from city B to city A.

5. This voucher cannot be used on some dates, including statutory holidays and peak travel dates. A current list of blackout dates is available by contacting 1-877- 768-8395.

6. All bookings and travel must be completed one year from the event date listed in your application.

7. 'Gift of flight' vouchers cannot be extended. Additionally, changes to travel dates or guest names are not permitted once a booking has been confirmed.

8. Bookings made with a 'gift of flight' voucher are not eligible for paid upgrades, such as Plus seating, except where the option to pay for an upgrade is available when checking in for the flight 24 hours prior to departure.

9. This voucher becomes null and void if travel is cancelled once a booking is confirmed.

10. The individual booking the flight must be over the age of majority in their province.

11. This voucher must be taken as offered and is not redeemable for cash.

12. This voucher cannot be sold. In the event that it has been sold, this voucher will become void, and any flight bookings made with it will be cancelled immediately without notice or reimbursement. WestJet does not handle the payment, guarantee transactions, or buyer protection or seller certification, nor will WestJet be liable for the loss of funds resulting from a fraudulent transaction.

13. WestJet is not responsible for lost or mishandled vouchers. Once a voucher has been delivered to you, you are directly responsible for it.


For additional information or inquiries, please contact Katrina Tinman at:

T: 204-786-1616 extension 224

E: [email protected]