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Our Donors

Burlington Performing Arts Centre


BPAC Main Stage

Major Gift Supporters 2016

The Fedorovitch Family Foundation

The Pieczonka Family Foundation

Scott Family Fund at Toronto Foundation

Capital Campaign Donors

Benefactor Gifts

Titanium - $5 million +

Gary W. DeGroote & Family

Platinum- $750,000 +

BDS Investments Inc.

The GWD Foundation for Kids

Gold -$250,000 +

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.

Silver - $100,000 - $249,000


Ron Foxcroft - In Honour of Lily Foxcroft

Hogarth Family/Pioneer Energy Foundations

RBC Foundation

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Emily Shih

Thomson-Gordon Group

Thomson Metals / Quantum Murray

Bronze - $25,000 - $99,999

 Burlington Hyundai

Burlington Teen Tour Band Boosters

Burlington Toyota Scion & Burlington Nissan

CIBC & CIBC Wood Gundy - Lakeview Branch

The Members of Creative Burlington


Discovery Ford

Judy and David Goodings

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life

Leggat Auto Group

MHPM Project Managers Inc.

Mavis and Wally Pieczonka

SB Partners LLP

Scotiabank Group

TD Bank Group

Dale & Shawn T. Tilson Family


Diamond $20,000 - $24,999

 In Memory of Anita Dutka-Buchin

In Memory of Forrest C. & Frances H. Lattner

Ron Ness


The Family Lobby

The Family Lobby is a gathering space that can be enjoyed by all. We thank these families for their generous support and belief in the vision.

Leadership Gift Level - $20,000

Founding Families

The Ashmore Family

Dan and Jenn Avon & Family

John Bear and Linda Burden

Randy and Janis Benson & Family

Kevin and Barb Brady & Family

Susan and Robert Busby

Mark and Debbie Chamberlain & Family

Norman and Deborah Col & Family

William and Cindy Court & Famly

Davidson & Manning Family

The Donnell Family

Nizar Esmail & Family

In Memory of Mr. & Mrs. Wm. J. Halliwell

The Heagle Family

Tom and Michelle Hughes & Family

Michael & Brenda Hunter & Family

Ken and Daphne Jaques & Family

The Johnston Family

Dave and Shelly Livermore & Family

Jane and Bill Love

Kim and Rui Luis & Family

The Lush Wallace Family

Rob and Anne MacIsaac & Family

Tim and Lori Maloney & Family

Martin and Barbara Metherell & Family

Perry and Kathy Miele & Family

The Molinaro Family

Susan and Jeff Moore & Family

Doug and Marg Morren & Family

Kevin and Ann Nye & Family

Michael O'Sullivan

Ilija, Elizabeth, Ilijana and Konstantin Parojcic

Allan and Denise Pearson

Benjamin, Samantha, Thomas and Kate Ragonetti

Rumple/Yocom Family

William and Catriona Russell & Family

David and Ann Ryan & Family

Dr. Tim and Nancy Salter

Don and Wendy Smith

Erica and Patric Smith

Keith Strong and Family

Brian and Jennifer Timmis & Family

Brian and Diane Timmis

Alan and Susan Torrie & Family

Van Haren - Lee Family

Kevin and Denise Walker & Family

Jerry, Martha, Andrea & Daniel Wilk

Keith Williams and Family

June and Tod Wright

Dr. Paul Wu and Family


Ruby $10,001 - $19,999

BFI Canada

Scott Family Fund at the Toronto Community Foundation


Community Studio Theatre

 The Community Studio Theatre is a space that inspires thousands to participate in the arts and transform our community. Please consider adding your name to this list and be one of the 100 Community Studio Theatre donors.  (Your donation can be paid over 5 years.)

We thank the following donors for their incredible generosity.

Leadership Gift Level - $10,000

Advanced Rejuvenation Medical Spa

Marc & Felicia Albanese - Pane Fresco

Ampersand Group

Argo Development Corporation

Barnard & Speziale|The Interior Design Company

Michael Birbari, The Birbari Wealth Management Group 

Dr. James and Mrs. Celeste Blackmore

Dr. John and Jennifer Bozek

Richard Burgess and Brenda Bowlby

Burlington Little Theatre Inc.

Burlington Student Theatre - Since 1978

Dr. Louis and Sandra Ceroni & Family

Dr. Lori Chalklin and Joe Chalklin & Family

CIBC - Lakeview Branch

Tom Coates, Debbie Baker-Coates & Family

Dr. David and Dianne Conrath

Dalton Timmis Insurance Group Inc.

DenBok Landscaping & Design Ltd.

Nick and Silvana Di Luca & Family

Elizabeth Interiors – Elizabeth Law & Allan Saulenas

The Kent & Henderson Familes - Fastsigns

Dr. Stephen, Leslee, Kristina & Kathryn Fielding

Richard and Lisa Garland & Family

Justine and Richard Giuliani

Shelley and Robert Gould Family

Hannah/Uchida Family

Bryan, Jacqueline, TJ and Nicole Henderson

Clinton & Karen Howell & Family - H2 Systems Inc.

Investors Group - Burlington

John Krpan

Brian, Harriet and Rachel McComb, CFF Stainless Stainless Steels, Inc.

McDonald's Restaurants of Burlington, Sgro Family

Dr. & Mrs. Dan and Louise McGillivray & Family

MEDICALMART - The West Family

Carol and Dominic Mercuri

Millcroft Financial Group

 Molinaro Group

New Horizon Development Group

Dr. Heather Norman & Dr. David Langlois

Northland Wealth Management

Dr. Craig Paszt and Ms. Kelly Sheehan

Pat’s Party Rentals, Storey Family

John and Diane Peller & Family

Heidi Pernfuss & Tom Larsen

The Pickfield Family

PLAY Advertising, Sheila & Brian Torsney

Dr. Stella Psarakis and C. Gus Kandilas

Dr. and Mrs. David Robertson

Jeff and Joan Robinson

Lynda and Dennis Roy & Family

Dr. Maria Rozakis and David Adcock

Six Dynamix

Specs on Pearl - Beth Norton and J.P. Federico

Dr. Monika A. Szpejda

Taylor Leibow LLP Accountants & Advisors

Wade Group Professional Services

Wardell Insurance

Bill & Dorothy Willson

Stephanie and George Wright & Family

Dan W. Wynnyk

Cynthia Zahoruk Architect


Sapphire $1,501 - $9,999

Ken Carpenter & Family

K.P Portfolio

Frank and Maria Sager

Sundial Homes


 Please Take Your Seat

 We will attach a name plate to one of our comfy seats as a permanent reminder of your generosity, for decades of theatre goers to see. Your commitment of $1,500 will make a lasting impression.

Thank you to the following Take Your Seat Sponsors


Tom Allen Family

Tom and Julie Allen

Kim Alvarez & Family

Walter Anderson & Micky Dean

Callie Archer

Robert and Maryanne Ban (2 Seats)

Mark and Sheryl Bates and Family

Paul & Sharon Barley

The Bauer Family

Terry and Mary Bedard

Jane and Bill Bell

The Bell Family

Joyce Bennet

In Memory of D. Eric Berglund

Louise Berglund

Mr. Sheldon Berkle

Sandra & Craig Biggar

Jean Binns and Larry Griffith

Eileen (Terry) and Stan Bernard Blowers

Bob's No Frills (2 Seats)

Tom & Doreen Bochsler

Ernest C. Bowyer

Jean Bowyer Jolliffe

Joyce Bradley

Patricia Bradshaw

Brechin & Huffman, Lawyers

In Memory of Freda Brown

Sheila Buckingham

Burlington Dance Academy

Dorothy Borovich

Top Hat Marching Orchestra

In Memory of Dr. Derek Burrows

Mildred & Robert Cairns

Mr. & Mrs. Felice & Cheryl Cappellano

Drs. Roger & Lucille Chambers

Maureen Charlton

A. Christiansen & Family (2 Seats)

David & Sherry Chivers (2 Seats)

Coffee Culture, 390 Brant Street

Heather Cook & Family

W.J. (Bill) Cooke

Louise Cooke

Jeff and Joelle Cooling & Family (2 Seats)

In Memory of Wilfred & Janet Corcoran

Councillor Rick Craven

Jenny Craven

Reverend Suzanne Craven

Lynn Curtin Lange

The DBA Shoppe (4 Seats)

Councillor Carol D'Amelio

Margaret Daniels, Katie, Jen, Jakob, Ben & Will

In Loving Memory of Charles Martin Davidson

Kyle & Karey Davidson

Jane Davidson

Lynn and Clayton Davies

Lorraine and David Dawson

DEC Express

DeLoyde Family

The Denbok Family (2 Seats)

Doris Stephenson

Paul & Susan Douglas

Duff Advertising

The Durcan Family

Ann & Brian Durnell

Ed and Margaret Eggertson

Hugh and Rhonda Eisler

Barbara Elliot & Parker Elliot

Madison & Braden Etmanski; James Lindsay

The Fackrell Family

Janet and Tamer Fahmi, Hearth and Home Realty

Mark, Diane & Taylor Ferguson

Don and Marianne Fletcher

Lillian Fothergill

Andy & Joan Frame

Helen & Len; Rose & Ruby

Karen Fraser

Maureen Fraser

Alan & Joan French

Ron and Jan Gardner & Family

Dan & Michele Gaskin

Gordon and Lynn Gerry

Justine Giuliani

Richard Giuliani

The Lynn-Giuliani Family

Rick and Cheryl Goldring

Shelley and Robert Gould Family

Jon & Bonita Gravell (2 Seats)

Dr. Rick Grossman

Dr. Engelbert Guenster

The John Harper Group

Derek Scott and Brenda Heatherington

Mary-Ellen and Thomas Heiman

Mr. Herman Helbig

In Honour of Primo Poloniato

Greg and Heather Hogarth

Fay Booker & Rick Howarth

Vic and Betty Hryhorchuk

In Loving Memory of Lt. Col Cliff Hunt C.D. (Ret.)

The Hunter Family (2 seats)

Wayne Hussey Consulting Inc.

In House

Joan and Reg Irish

In Memory of Sue Irmisch-Brown

Harold & Margaret Jenkins

Edith & John Juurinen

Gordon & Marilyn Kack and Family

Gene, Lori & Molly Kay

Ed & Val Keenleyside

Charles and Joanne Keizer & Family

Elinor and Wilfred Kelly

In Loving Memory of Nancy (Neil) Kerr

Gary & Joan Kirkwood

Blair Lancaster and Brian Bourne

Dr. Leslie Laking

Royal LePage Burloak Real Estate Services

John Landry

Julia Stoddart

Lucie Larose

Bruce and Keltie Law

LeDrew Family

Tanya & Jay Leedale

Judi and Dave Linfoot

In Loving Memory of Virginia Joan Link

R.E. & S.A. Lloyd

Roy and Jean Littlewood

J. E. Loosley

Jane and Bill Love

Lorraine E. MacMaster

Brooke Madden and Jack Madden

Neil and Sinead Madden

In Memory of Petar and Radmila Madic

Patricia Johns, Bill Malloy & Paige Malloy

Markin Family

Jennifer & Lou Mattiacci and Family

In Memory of Joseph and Mona Mattiacci

Susan & John Mayberry

Dr. & Mrs. Sean McDonough

David and Debra McQuilkin

Bill & Diane McSpurren

Melichar Family

Murray & Betty Anne Millar

Vaughan Minor

In Memory of Ann Mitchell

Jordan Moody and Paul Moody

John and Chris Morrison

Bobby Morrison

In Loving Memory of Gav Morton & his Brant Inn 'Dream'

Mr. Ian Mills

Walter Mulkewich (2 Seats)

Mary G. Munro

Christina Murdoch

Gerard & Suellen Murphy

Ron Ness

Irv and Georgia Newson

In Memory of Gisela Noack

Robert Norman & Hilary Sadler (2 seats)

Carol and Victor Nunn

Ken and Shirley Oakes & Family

Sandy O'Reilly

Angelo Paletta

Darlene Paletta

Michelle et Philippe Pango

Judy and Bill Pearson

Dave & Donna Phillips

Kim Phillips and Family

Paul and Carole Pizzolante

In Honour of Primo Poloniato 

Robert and Patricia Pring

Gery Puley

Barry and Louise Quinn

Howard and Linda Rafuse

In Memory of Elizabeth Hyde

Russ and Marjorie Randall

David Redwood & Tracy Parker Redwood

Gary D. Rich

Sarah E. Rich

Jane E. Richardson

R.E. (Bob) Richardson

Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Ridpath

Ruth A. Roberts

Jeff & Joan Robinson

Ray & Sarah Rocci

The Roderick Family

Lynda and Dennis Roy & Family

R&R Trophies and Awards

Royal LePage Burloak Real Estate Services (2 Seats) 

Maria Rozakis & David Adcock (2 seats)

Terry Ruf

Mark C. Russom

E. Scanlon

In Loving Memory of Arthur H. Scholl

Dr. Monika Schwab-Lang

Brent & Janice Scowen

Bernard Scrivener

Monica Scrivener

The Semkowski Family

Denise Short & Family

Mary Ann & George Simpson

Grey Sisson

Darlaine and John Skirving

William and Diane Sloper

The Sloper Family

Wilbert & Kay Smith - Smith's Funeral Homes

Judy Snyder & Tom Ford

Robert S. Martin & Nadine M. Stewart

Craig and Sue Stevens

Robert & Jo-Anne Stone

In Memory of Dr. David Stubbing

Paul Subject

Anne Swarbrick & Gar Darroch

Fred Sweeney

Mr. & Mrs. Gordie Tapp

Al & Monica Taylor

Councillor Peter & Ruth Thoem

Maureen Tilson-Dyment

Bill and Lesha Tompkins & Family

Hon. Paddy Torsney

John and Jan Truman

Gerry and Debra Tymstra

To Honour Mary and Jack Van Ness

In Memory of Madeleine and Guy Vandry

Wagstaffe Family

In Memory of Diana Walker

Ashley and Lindsay Wallace

Mike and Caroline Wallace

Marianne Meed Ward & Peter Ward

Ross & Margaret Warriner

Jack & Joanne Waters

Gerd & Jean Westermann

David, Joanna & Emma Whale

In Memory of William J. Whiskin

Heather and Roger White & Family (2 Seats)

Mary D. Willard

In Memory of Mrs. Yolanda Wills

Ms. Susan E. Wills

In Memory of Mr. Lloyd Wills

Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Wingfield (2 Seats)

Dr. Theodore Witek

Xiris Automation Inc.

Dan J. Yuzwa

Steven and Penny Zorbas & Family

Cathy Zuraw

Emerald $500 - $1,499

Canadian Tire Associate Store - G.W. Line Ltd.

Lori Chalklin Medical Professional Corp.

The Coleman Family


In Memory of Vic & Del Hyde

Lawrence & Company

Joan Little

Lynn Martin

The Mickus Family

Pat & Bob Pring


Thank You to our Piano Key Donors

Special thanks to David Goodings and Andrea Battista and the entire Keys to the Future Committee who set out to raise the funds to purchase our beautiful Shigeru Kawai EX, 9 foot piano.  We also thank the many supporters who attended concerts and supported this grass-roots program. Thank you to the following donors who each purchased a key in support of this program. 

1.   Lorna, Heather and Philip Corke, In Memory of Edgar Corke

2.   Judy and David Goodings

3.   Andrea and Richard Battista

4.   Cindy Leich and Patricia Fink, In Memory of E. Frances Martin

5.   Ed and Valerie Keenleyside

6.   Playathon, November 7, 2009

7.    Music Studio of Andrea Battista, In Memory of Bret Yu

8.    Music Studio of Cathy Baxter

9.    Music Studio of Sandra Brewer

10.  Music Studio of Philip Corke, In Memory of Lauren Packer

11.  Johnathan Lang

12.  The Family of Dr. Lang and Dr. Schwab-Lang

13.  Diana Emery and Family

14.  Marianne SIngh-Waraich, In Memory of Victoria and Hubert Ramaekers

15.  Friends of Wendy Kormos, In Memory of Reginald Godden

16.  Family and friends of Lorna Corke, In her Memory

17.  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60

18.  Val Marshall and Ron More

19.  Time Travelling Concert on January 29, 2010

20.  ORMTA friends of Lauren Packer, In Her Memory

21.  The Italian Canadian Club of Burlington

22.  In Memory of Cameron Eydt

23.  Edith Buie

24.  Edith Buie

25.  You Must Remember this Concert on March 26, 2010

26.  The Idea Factor

27.  The Idea Factor

28.  Lesley and David Megarry and Family

29.  David Megarry Consulting

30.  Harlequin Singers—Jazz Connection Gala on May 8, 2010

31.  Philip Corke and Family

32.  John Goodings

33.  Sally Goodings

34.  Robert Summers-Gill

35.  Kamara Hennessey

36.  Women friends of Margaret Zavitz, In her Memory

37.  Youth Concert on June 5, 2010

38.  Heather Keenleyside and Michael Green

39.  Steven Keenleyside and Lorna Douglas

40.  Andrea Battista, In Memory of Alex and Christine Graham

41.  Burlington Choral Society

42.  Anthony and Diane Schincariol

43.  High Rendition Youth Jazz Band

44.  Keith Strong

45.  Keith Strong and Julie Lang

46.  Music as Muse Concert on October 23, 2010

47.  Don and Mimi Gillies

48.  Bill and Dorothy Willson

49.  The Walker Family

50.  Don Thompson and James Brown at A Different Drummer

51.  Anonymous

52.  Don and Gloria Baxter

53.  Andrea Battista, In Memory of Jean Broadfoot

54.  Songs of Love and Dedication Concert on February 26, 2011

55.  Lucie Larose

56.  Catherine Richardson and Nathalie Younglai at A Different Drummer

57.  Ceci and Greg Mezzabotta and Family

58.  Sing to the Future Concert on March 25, 2011 

59.  The Burlington Civic Chorale

60.  The Hamilton-Halton Chinese Choir

61.  Maureen, Iain and Madison Murray

62.  Andrea Battista and Philip Corke at A Different Drummer

63.  Rick and Rosanna Legate

64.  Anika and Alyssa Brigant

65.  Scott and Yuri Strong

66.  Michael and Terra Klinck

67.  Dr. Joan B. Heels

68.  Lora Castellani

69.  Long & McQuade

70.  Mano Music Studio—Diane Manojlovich

71.  Studio of Shireen Moos

72.  Shirley Wong

73.  Keys for Two Concert on May 7, 2011

74.  Elaine McKinnon Riehm In Memory of Jessie Roberts Current

75.  Eeren and Howard Chan

76.  Judy and Bill Pearson

77.  Symphony on the Bay

78.  Studio of Catherine Richardson

79.  Alexander’s Public School

80.  Michael, Diane, Charlotte and Emma Tan

81.  Jane and Bob Richardson

82.  Norma Hitchcox

83.  Paula Germain

84.  Performance Academy of Music

85.  Roland & Louise Packer, in memory of Lauren Alice Packer