30th Annual Sons of Italy Gala (SOLD OUT)Order Sons of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge
will hold its 30th Annual Gala Dinner
on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre.
Presented by RBC
, this acclaimed event not only demonstrates the philanthropic spirit of Sons of Italy, but also the caring and giving that Winnipeggers, their businesses and leaders are known for.
Together with our sponsors, Sons of Italy strives to ensure that this Gala will a premiere event -- and we have a long tradition of amazing galas.
Attendees will enjoy a welcoming reception, and outstanding five course dinner, fine wines, engaging (and short) presentations, an amazing keynote address and wonderful music that will have the dance floor full. But the evening is not just about what you will receive, it is about what your participation allows us to give.
Want to relive last year's gala? Check out our photo gallery
It's About Giving to the Community
The WPS Endowment Fund has been designed for the advancement and enrichment of underserved and at-risk families and children. The goal of the Endowment Fund is to subsidize recognized projects within the community, which support the Winnipeg Police Service vision of creating a culture of safety.
Police Chief Devon Clunis will speak about his vision for the city and how he sees the WPS Endowment Fund helping to build a better community.
Entrepreneur of the Year: Mr. Louie Tolaini
We are also pleased to announce that the 2016 award by the Canadian Italian Business Professionals Association (CIBPA) for the Entrepreneur of the Year will be presented to Mr. Louie Tolaini, CEO of TransX Group of Companies. This award is presented annually to a local businessperson of Italian descent who has excelled in their business. We congratulate Mr. Tolaini and hope you will be on hand to see him accept this prestigious award.
Get Your Tickets Now
No point in waiting -- we sell out every year -- buy your tickets early. You can purhase tickets and Corporate Sponsorships securely online. Click here to buy tickets
This year, our 30th year, we will be giving away cash! Yes, the first prize on our raffle is $10,000 of cold hard cash. Tickets for the raffle will be available for purchase before the dinner in the reception area, and during dinner at your table. We only sell these raffle tickets on this one evening so you have a great chance to win. Tickets are $100 each, or 3 for $250.
Got questions? You can email the Gala dinner co-chairs by clicking here. If you want to call in your order, please phone 204-415-7875 or you can fax your order sheet
Thanks to our Sponsors
If you or your organization would like to support this event, please check out our Sponsorship Opportunities. Getting involved as a sponsor not only gives you some tangible benefits, it allows you to be one of our partners in bettering our community.
When you see the big cheque being presented, you will know that you had a part in that.
Please check out our full list of sponsors from last year's Gala
, and support them too, as they have supported us. Better yet, join this year's group of sponsors
who have stepped out from the rest, wanting to be involved and willing to be recognized.