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Randy & Charmaine Abramowich Tracy Lewis
Carter Adams Theresa Lind
Sean / Heather Albanese Alicia Lindeman
Ryan Alessandro Gayle Lock
Tariq & Tracy Al-Idrissi Mary / Jonathan Long-Irwin
Alicia Alves Margaret Looney
Heather Ambor Tom Lupinski
Bruce Anderson Lisa / Dennis Macchione / Davey
Bruce Anderson Sherri / Finlay MacDonald
Jay Anderson Cynthia / Joe Machura
Ashley / Ryan Anderson / Druhar Crraig & Leeann MacIntosh
Radu Apavaloae Gordon / Karin MacKenzie
Dale / Susan Arbouw Bevans MacMaster
Kelly / David Archer Patricia Maenpaa
Dino / Mary Armenti Christina Maenpaa
Delores / Reginald Arnberg Robert Main
Tammy Artist Keri Maki
Carol Atkinson Jean Makiw
Denise Axtell Kathleen / Rodrigo Maletta
Marilyn Backen Natalie / Denis Malette
Bert & Maxine Badanai Stephanie Mann
George / Kelly Badanai Joyce / Jeremy Mannila
Kevin / Wendy Bahm Debbie Marion
Stephanie Barnes Margaret Marks
Robert & Barbara Barnwell Karen / Graham Marsh
Mary-Anne / Rudy Barton Jane / Blair Mason
Debbie Beacham John / Kathleen Masters
Cindy Beaucage Meilssa Mathieu
Tricia Beauregard Erin Matson
Alison Beazley Richard Maundrell
Gail M. Beda Maria Mayer
Colleen Beemer Michelle McClymont
Nancy / Vaugn Bellin Janis / Joan / James McConnell
Jodi Belluz Betty McCormack
Lisa Bengtsson Brad / Candace McDonnell
Judith Bentz Lisa McKee
Carol Bergamo Alanna McKenzie
Natalia / Stephan Bilynskyy Barb McKeown
Antonia / George Biniaris Elizabeth McKinnon
Debbie Bittle Heather / Dave McLean / Wood
Debbie Bjorklund Moira / Mark McPherson / Puumala
Pyteke Blaauw Ashley Mehagan
Elysse Blais Donald / Anna May Merchant
Barbara Bond Nina Merritt
Ken Boshcoff Nancy Mesic
Ross / Emily Bosma Bradley Mesich
James Brewer Dale Methot
Martha Bright Brad / Pam Methot
Colleen Brock Duncan Michano
Colin Bruce Julie Michieli
Frances Bruyere Paul / Gina Milkovich
Tim / Tammy Bryson Marlene / Joe Milks
Sarah Bunting Mary Lou Milks
Cora-Lee Cambly Denise / Rob Miller
Wendi / James Cameron Gary / Rene Miller
Cheryl Cameron-Ripku Roger Mitchell
Sharon Carella Maria Mitea
Willard Carmean Lorne Molinski
Joe Carney John / Susan Momot
Millie Carpenter Tara Monteith
Rhonda Carr Alan Moon
Teresa / Battista Cava Vivian Moon
Franca Cava Susan Moore
Robert Cella Nicole / Steve Morden-Cormier
Cynthya Cerson Corallee Morgan
Hillary / Kurt Chen Heather Morgan
Bonnie Cheng Gail Morley
Cheryl Chetkiewicz Jean Morrison
Stephanie Chornoboy Gret / Tania Mosa / Trottier
Jennifer Chwastyk Rosie Mosquito
Diana / Rob Cole Lise / Robert Mozzon
Kathleen / Ron Colosimo Dawn Murray
James / Catherine Colquhoun Scott / Karen Murray
Michael / Carol Conway Jennifer Myllymaa
Kathy Cook Rob Nahachewsky
Melissa Cook Lorelei Nakeff
Keith Cooney Caron Naysmith
Kelly / Pat Coppock Dorothy Nelson
Rene Coulombe Connie Nelson
Barb / Melissa / Rachelle Courte Craig Nelson
Deborah Cousineau Bruno Niederer
Guy / Joan Coutanche Nancy Nix
Marlene Crago Paula / Samantha Nordlund
Kay / Richard Cranston Janet Norhaugen
Evelyn / Bruce Creed Wendy / Dave Normand
Veronica / Bruno Creglia John / Denette Nuttall
Suzy / Leigh Crocker Elaine / Michael Oades
Joy Cunningham Guy OBrien
Brandie Currie David / Barb Obrien
Seadeh Dadgar Vicki Onyshkewych
Karl Dahl Joleen Owens
Georgina / Bill / Lindsey Daniels Faye / George Pacholczak
Leslie / Riccia Davies Peggy Pakrashi
Jennifer Dawson Andrew Parkinson
John / Linda deBakker / Walker Donna / Glen Paterson
Lauri Delmo Irene / Brian Pawson
Colleen / Derrick Demianiuk John Payetta
Linda / Laura Derocco / Auciello Lynn Payne
Dolores Dickey Laura / Tom Pelletier
Rita / Guido DiGiuseppe Ilmi Peltola
Maureen Dillon Dino Pepe
Ian Dobson Cindy Perkovic
James Doerr Katie Peters
George / Sardra Doig / Stoger Judith Pidgeon
Mary Dolcetti Eugene / Priscella Plant
Marylin Donaldson Elaine Podd
Lawrence / Laura Dorey Nancy Polhill
Kathleen Douglas Valerie Polson
Doug/Lisa/Krista/Abby Dowhos Phillip / Elizabeth Ponka
Cindy Downie Maureen / Frank Potestio
Shelby / Damien Dunahee / Deyell Caitlin Potter
Kaila Dundas Dennis Poulin
Eleanor / Ray Dunn Rita / Leonello Pradissitto
Susan Dziver Peter Prochilo
Olive Ede Christine Prosyk
Julie Einarson Tina Pucci
Lisa Ellard Cara / Allan Pylvainen
Peter / Linda Elliott Jennifer Quance
Carolyn Erickson Jody / Kyle Quesnel
Cheryl / Etienne Esquega Karen Ranta
Joyce / Reg Essa Dona Ree
Joanne Farkas Peter Reslinski
Patricia / Leila Farmer Kali Restoule
Donna Fedori James Reszitnyk
David / Lisa Fedoruk Kelly Rhodes
Sonia Fedyk Adam / Natalie Roberts
Joan Fenske Anne / Scott Robinson / Bonneville
Elizabeth Fiddler Lillian Rodtke
Cindy Figus Orysia Romaniuk
Gary Finlayson Karen Ronquist
Anne Fisher Kathy Rotar
Ron Fossum Jeffrey Rruda
Cliff Friesen Christina / Michelle Ruberto
Dan / Diane Galvin Robert Saarinen
Gordie Garriock Kim Santerre
Dwight Gessie Robert / Diana Sare
Celia / Anthony Gibbs Michelle Schauz
Debbie / Rod Gignac Elyse Schebesch
Johanna Goed Barbara / Erhard Schmidt
Lucy / Lance Goldberg Mary Anne Schmitt
Sandra Goodick Burton / Hefinwen Sellick
Shantelle Graham Scott Sellick
Michelle Grant Sofia / Tony Servelo
Roberta / Harry Gray Gina Sgambelluri
William / Shirley Greaves Mary Lee / Amy Silliman
Darlene Guinn Filomena Simone
Bea Gushulak Bob / Sherri Simonsen / Henderson
Hannah / John / Sandra Guthrie Jennifer / Brad Sinclair
Jason / Carolyn Haack Gerald M. Smith
Dave / Tracey Halushak Sherley-Ann Smith
Sue Hamel Rita Smith
Ian / Gillian Hamilton Sandy Smith
Joan Hanton Andrea Socholotuk
Terasa / Carly Hardick Bryan / Michlle Sokoloski
Elisabeth Harding Tammy / Kelsi Soldera
Sherry / David / Andrew Hare Deirdra / Doug Spain / Charters
Kimberly Harper Debra Spaulding
Beryl / Maurice Harris Andrea Spavor
Yvanka Harris Susan Splett
Clint Harris Kyle / Lisa Stamler
John / Lisa Harris Diane / Leo Sten
William / Chiachen Harris / Cheng Marianne Stewart
Mike / Karen Hartviksen Lisa / Frank / Amanda Sticca
Rhonda Hawryluk Herbert Stoot
Mary / Donald Henderson Donna Stubbs
Jay / Avery Henderson Allan Summers
Caroline Heron Maureen / Bruce Sutton
Christine Hettrick Glen / Heather Swant
Tauno / Marcia Hiiro Judy / Joe Szabo
Annmarie Hill Gary / Caroline Tanner
Diane Hiscox Susan Thomson
Mary-Jane / Josh Hogan Sharon Timko
Norman Holman Bonnie Tittaferrante
Fred / Esther Holowitz Erin / Sandy Tocheri
Phil Hordy Paula Tremblay
Marjory Hosegood Letizia Tremonti
Daniel Houston Gordon / Melanie / Philip Tribe
Rebecca Hoversten Ivana Tsubouchi
Judy / Murray Hovey Robert / Britta Tuchenhagen
Jennifer / Jeff Howie Yolanda / Melissa Twance
Dave / Diane Hunt / Wright Connor / Janet Twomey
Terry / Sue Anne Hurtig Rita / Stacey Tymura
Arlene / Bruce Hyslop Amanda Tysoski
Mary Imperius Kimberly Upton
Paul / Christine Imperius Lindsay / Cheryl Vaccher
Janet Inkster Leyla Vakili
Francis / Michael Iorianni Marie Valley
Betty Irving Patricia Vervoort
Dawne / Bradley Jacobson Cynthia Villeneuve
Larry / Patricia Jakubowski Brian Walmark
Madonn Jansekovich Val Walser
Gloria Jarva Tom / Dorothy Walsh
Cecylia Jarzebinski Sheryl / Tia/Devon Ward / Cooney
Spencer Jason Tracey Watchurst
Pam Johnson Heide Wedgerfield
Florence Johnston Kim Wedgerfield
Marianne / Reg Jones Denise Wepruk
Terry / Mike Jutila W.A / Mary West
Kaylin-Sirkka Kainulainen Kent Wheeler
Kenneth Kankkunen Gail Whistle
Cassandra Kardacz John / Betty White
Susan Kaszuba Ken / Pamela Widdifield
Roberta Kavalchuk Amanda Wideman
George / Vera Kearney Nicola Wilberforce
Elenore / Manfred Kehlenbeck John / Jolen Wilhelm
Sandy Kellar Annette / Clarence Williscroft
Pamela / Brian Kelly Sharon Wingfield
Eileen Kelos Jeannette / John Winters
David / Patricia Kemp Kathryn Winterstein
Mona Kennedy Carrie Wismer
Sharon Kentner Iris Wong
Marguerite / Seth Kerr Cathy / Roydon Woodbeck
Paul / Irene Kiiskila Keith Wootten
David / Heather Kimball Robert / Lori Wronowski
Rita King Sarah Yocum
Natalie / Michael King Lois / Skyla Young
Linda Kingsbrough Walter / Marjorie Zarowski
Stacey Kitching Melvin Zobatar
Helen / Ed Knudsen
Cherie Kok Wendy Siltimaki
Joanne Kok Maureen Ahokas
Lorraine Korhonen Jonathan Pawlliuk
Kim Kostyshyn Gord / Karin Mackenzie
Kelly Kozak Peter Hollinger
Madeleine Kreikmann Christine Jensen-Bode
Mike / Marisa Kubinec Donna / Glen Paterson
Dawn Kukko Joan (The Estate of) Hanton
Craig Kuzmich Marilyn Marrier-Osborne
John / Shelly Lamke / Gibson Begona Nolan
Lynn Landry-Rody Michael Parnell
Lillian Lane Lisa French
Roxine Lang Dwight Gessie
Rick / Adam Lang / Lang Bonnie Moore
Tammy Lazar Christopher Spina
Wayne / Jennifer Learning Paul Inksetter
Donica LeBlanc Bev Dolcetti
Eileen Lehto Ed Fukushima
Raynald / Elaine Lemelin David Wilkie
Valerie Lempiala Maureen Hansen
Susan Southcott Sharon Tomlin
Marie Valley Sharon Skunta
Jonathon Duchesne

An Early Christmas Gift for Evergreen: A United Neighbourhood

The Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Foundation raised $1400 through their raffle at BluesFest to purchase tickets for the youth in the Evergreen program to attend Cirque Musica at the TBCA on December 3. For most of these children it is the first time they will have attended a live performance at the Auditorium. Pictured are Board Members Susan Lester and Lisa French presenting the tickets to Linda Bruins ( Evergreen Executive Director), Cherie Burke (Evergreen Volunteer) and some of the Evergreen program participants.

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Photo submitted by S. Lester

For more information about the Auditorium Foundation’s “Fill the Seats and Enrich Lives” charitable program please check out our website at www.tbcaf.com

2018 BluesFest

The TBCAF participated in the 2018 BluesFest in July. We raffled off 3 prizes – 2 tickets to John Mellencamp ( thanks to Bob Halverson), a signed Jordan Staal jersey, and a quilt created by board member Vicky Butt.

We raised $1400 for Evergreen A United Neighbourhood to but tickets for Cirque Musica on Dec 3.

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Volunteer MaryAnn Tuomi

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Board Member Carol Bruni

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One of our 3 raffle prizes – a signed Jordan Staal jersey

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TBCA board member Dwight Gessie with wife Ginnue and TBCAF President Susan Lester

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Susan Lester with Tom “Bones” Malone and the Blues Brothers

“I loved going to the auditorium to see Elf”

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On November 14th, 32 Dilico youth and 10 chaperones were able to attend the show that will commence the holiday season for many individuals in Thunder Bay. We are eager to find out how much these wonderful children will have enjoyed this critically acclaimed show. Thank you to all those who helped make this possible by donating to our campaign. From our friends at Dilico:

“Dilico is so appreciate of the Foundations support to send so many of our children and youth to experience a high level performance. Their pledge of support has given our children, youth and families an amazing opportunity to experience a live performance with their favourite characters. This experience will be treasured for many years to come. We have heard how much attendee’s enjoyed the performance and passed on their joy to receive such a wonderful gift from the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Foundation.”

and what did the kids think?

“This play was excellent, we loved the music, dancing and acting. We laughed and had a wonderful time watching this live. It was fun to get out of the unit so soon to watch this. Thank you for this opportunity”

Eathan has said it was GOOD he has seen shows at school before and would possibly like to see another at TBCA .

Nathan said It was awesome and funny and would definitely like to see another show in the future.

Riley said it was funny and enjoyed himself

“I loved going to the auditorium to see Elf”

Thank you to everyone who made this experience possible. If you would like to help give an underprivileged local youth an experience that will last life time, check out our Fill the Seats program.

A Legacy Gift that will support the arts for many in our community

Today we were lucky to be the recipients of a wonderful legacy gift from the estate of Joan Hanton in honour of Charles Johnson. This gift will support the Foundation in enriching lives by providing the “community” with access to cultural, arts and entertainment events in one of the finest concert halls in North America. Thank you Joan, your legacy will be a lasting one!