26th Anniversary of the Gala Ball

Gala Ball


UPDATE - 2011 Gala Ball Photos are now online.

 Evening Schedule:

  • 6:00 Champagne Reception & Martini Bar
  • 7:00 Dinner
  • 9:00 Live Auction
  • 9:30 Dancing

View the Gala Dinner Menu 

2011 Make Cancer History Gala Ball Invitation

You can make a real difference in the fight against cancer by attending the 2011 Make Cancer History Gala Ball!

This is a remarkable time for cancer research. Thanks to gains in knowledge made by researchers here in Canada and around the world, we are already beginning to “Make Cancer History.”

Investing in promising research has paid off in what we know about the causes of cancer, how it develops, how best to detect it early and how best to treat it. Our progress also extends to improving the quality of life of cancer patients and providing the appropriate moral and financial support for survivors, families and caregivers. Today, nearly two in three people diagnosed with cancer survive their disease. That’s nearly double the odds of surviving in the 1960s.

In 2008-2009, the Canadian Cancer Society provided more financial support to cancer research than any other national charity. By providing more than $49 million to fund leading-edge research projects across the country, the Canadian Cancer Society leads the way in creating a world where no one has to be afraid of cancer.

As we celebrate the 26th Anniversary of the Make Cancer History Gala Ball in Winnipeg, we pay tribute to our visionary partners, our dedicated volunteers and the significant contributions of our supporters and donors. Our ‘Ringside’ main event ‘BATTLE CANCER’ promises to be another spectacular evening of fundraising and appreciation of how our collective contributions have advanced the fight to find a Cure for Cancer.

Join us for an incredible evening of fine dining, dancing and fundraising activities, all in support of the Canadian Cancer Society, Manitoba Division. Because of you, we can:

  • Provide front line services and support to Manitobans living with cancer
  • Empower change to better protect all Manitobans at risk of cancer through partnerships, public education and better public policy
  • Invest in research to improve prevention, early screening and new treatments for all forms of cancer

This exciting evening will commence with a cocktail reception, after which guests will feast on a tantalizing menu prepared by the executive chefs of the Convention Centre. Finally, we’ll dance the night away with the sound of Ron Paley’s Big Band.

Please help us to continue achieving our mission to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life for people living with cancer.

Secure your attendance at the Make Cancer History Gala Ball early; this evening is guaranteed to be a sell out once again! Call 774-7483 to reserve your tickets or corporate/champagne table(s).  Or print your “Reply Form” here and send it in by fax or mail. October 22nd promises to be another truly spectacular evening!

Sonora Kerr - Gala Ball 2011 Chair