Our Generous Gala Sponsors
City of Merritt
TNRD – Area M
TNRD – Area N
Anonymous Sponsor for Nicola Valley Community Theatre Society
Nicola Stockbreeders Association
Private Sponsor #1 (Private donation)
Private Sponsor #2 (Private donation)
Over 50 individuals and businesses supported the Gala by purchasing $100 tickets, donating services, supplies and prizes. The businesses included:
Corbett Lake Lodge
Double Take Beauty Bar
|Corbett Lake Lodge|
|Interior Savings Credit Union|
|Brandi Porada, Arbonne Representative|
|Double Take Beauty Bar|
|Melody Simon, Remax Realtor|
|Nicola Valley Fall Fair|
Our Individual General Sponsors are equally valued, but not listed due to privacy concerns, as permission to publish personal names was not part of the ticket process.
The Mayor’s Gala for the Arts will showcase our local talent and raise funds for local participating organizations. The Gala will take place on September 28th at the Civic Centre, presenting Michael Perkins and the Playmor Junction Big Band. This 18-piece band will be playing popular swing music from the 40’s to 60’s. There will be a dance floor and opportunities for dancers to win prize money for local non-profit groups. The evening includes a banquet, cash bar, art show and local entertainers.
Dance lessons and competitions
Friday night street mall events
Spirit Square events
NV Fall Fair art and photo entries
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The Gala Program
4:30 Doors open for Social Hour (Room 2/3):
Appetizers, Cash bar
Silent Auction, Art Show with People’s Choice voting, Photos,
5:45 Gala Room open for seating
6:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
6:15 Dinner service
Salads served at tables
Main Course - Guides will escort each table in turn to the buffet.
7:30 Tribute to past Mayors and Awards Presentations
8:00 – 11:00 Music and Dance – Playmor Junction Big Band
Prizes and Awards throughout the evening
10:00 Last call for purchase of bar tickets,
10:30 Last call for Bar
Please don’t drink and drive.
The Gala Menu
Wondering what's for dinner?
- barbecued beef, with vegetarian alternative
- roasted potatoes and fall vegetables
- salad, bread basket and choice of two desserts (one is gluten free)
This Banquet has been prepared for you by:
· Appetizers& Salads: Barbara Sayles and Friends
· Bread and butter: Brambles Bakery & Cafe
· Main Course: Carnivore Catering (Adam Sanders)
· Desserts: Mary's Corner Cafe & Catering
· Coffee: Starbucks
Special thanks for the Nicola Stockbreeders Association
for the donation to buy the excellent BC beef!
Gala Banquet Service: