Past REALTOR® Events Held in Support of the MREA Shelter Foundation

2018 Brian M. Collie Memorial Shelter Classic

It wasIt was a hot sunny day and we had over 100 golfers attend the tournament, 15 hole sponsors, and 8 major sponsors participate.  It was truly a great event in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation, and your participation helped to make this happen.  Thank you! 

 

2017 Foundation Events


2017 Win a Wine Cellar
Date: 
Wednesday November 8th, 2017 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Venue: REALTOR®Place, 1873 Inkster Boulevard

Please join us for an evening of great conversation and chance to win yourself a cellar full of wine! Sample a variety of wine and delicious charcuterie and purchase your wine raffle tickets and a 50/50 ticket or two to win some cash.

If you would like to contribute but can't make it out to the event, you can drop a bottle of your favourite wine off at REALTOR® Place any time before November 8 to help make a difference in someone's life!  All proceeds go directly to the MREA Shelter Foundation in support of shelter related causes. 

RVSP to Jaime Wolfe by email at jwolfe@mrea.mb.ca or by phone at 204-772-0405.

Eleventh Annual Brian M. Collie Memorial Shelter Classic
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club, Winnipeg, MB.

Another very successful golf tournament held in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation.  The Brian M. Collie Memorial Shelter Classic has raised over $140,000 for shelter related causes in Manitoba.

Every year, Realtors® in Manitoba prove to be the driving force behind this sold-out event.  For registration information, prize donations, or for sponsorship opportunities for our 2018 golf tournament, please email Pamela Moat at pmoat@mrea.mb.ca or call 204.772.0405. 

Eighth Annual WinnipegREALTORS® Gimme Shelter Fundraiser
Date: Friday, April 7, 2017 
 Venue: The Met, 281 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB.

The 8th Annual WinnipegREALTORS® Gimme Shelter Fundraising Event 'Mayhem at The Metwas yet another sensational hit, bringing in over $40,000 for the MREA Shelter Foundation! Each Year, REALTORS® gather to celebrate and raise money for a cause near and dear to their hearts. Keep up the great work and make sure to keep an eye out for the 2018 Gimme Shelter event inviation!

All proceeds from Gimme Shleter go to the MREA Shelter Foundation.


2016 Foundation Events

2016 Win a Wine Cellar
Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016
Venue: REALTOR® Place
 
The 2016 Win a Wine Cellar Event took in $1083.42 for the Shelter Foundation for an overall total of $9,022 since its inaugural event in 2012. 50 People attended the fundraiser and enjoyed a variety of tasty treats from Stellas Eatery in addition to the selection of wines available for some tasting as well. One winner took home 48 bottles of wine to start or add to their wine collection. 
 
Check out the upcoming 2017 Win a Wine Cellar event on the current/upcoming events page or contact Jaime Wolfe jwolfe@mrea.mb.ca for information.
 
Seventh Annual Gimme Shelter 'Mayhem at the Met'
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Venue: The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
 
The seventh annual Gimme Shelter event, relocated to the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre this year, pulled in a whopping 600+ ticket sales. With more than 30 volunteers working dilligently in the months leading up to the event and throughout the evening, the evening was a resounding success! Total proceeds to the MREA Shelter Foundation were $40,491. Another wonderful result of REALTORS® coming together to support an incredibly worthy cause.

Tenth Annual Hooked on Shelter Fishing Derby
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Venue: Selkirk Park, Selkirk, MB

The Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation's Hooked on Shelter Fishing Derby reeled in a whopping $5,250 for shelter charities. REALTOR® Donna Kirsch of Gateway Real Estate in Winnipeg exceeded her goal in her first year of organizing the fundraiser. It was held in Selkirk, Manitoba, just north of Winnipeg. Throughout the day, anglers emailed Donna photo after photo of huge catfish - the catch of the day was a 98.5 cm master catfish caught by REALTOR® Susan Greschuk. Many of the 60 anglers participate every year and bring out family members, friends and business clients all in support of a great cause.  
 
It was the 10th anniversary of the event and Donna said she is already lining up sponsors and prizes for next year. The derby has raised more than $60,000 over the past decade.
 
Donna told the Winnipeg Free Press, “As REALTORS®, we want to help as many people as we can because we believe that every person deserves respect, a good place to live, and a chance to live a productive life.”  Contact Donna Kirsch at dkirsch@mymts.net
 

Tenth Annual Brian M. Collie Memorial Golf Classic
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

We couldn't have hoped for a better day to honour former MREA CEO Brian M. Collie at our annual golf tournament, in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation. The tournament, named in Brian's honour, pays tribute to the passion Brian had for the MREA Shelter Foundation.

A record-breaking $23,365 was raised at this sold-out event - the highest amount for our tournament yet.  

For registration information, prize donations, or for sponsorship opportunities for our 2017 golf tournament, please email Jaime Wolfe at jwolfe@mrea.mb.ca or call 204.772.0405.


2015 Foundation Events

Ninth Annual MREA Shelter Foundation Fishing Derby
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Venue: Selkirk Park, Selkirk, MB

The 9th annual MREA Shelter Foundation Fishing Derby was a great time for REALTORS®, family and friends at beautiful Selkirk Park September 24, 2015. About 70 anglers enjoyed a variety of fishing contests, a hot barbeque lunch, and prizes. The top draw prize was a new WD14 aluminum LUND fishing boat, donated by Robert Tyler of AIKINS Law.

The fall event raised approximately $6,500 for the foundation.

For registration information, prize donations, or for sponsorship opportunities for our 2016 derby, please call Kendra Gilbert at 204.772.0405 or email Kendra at kgilbert@mrea.mb.ca

Ninth Annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic
Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

Another sold-out tournament was held in June in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation. The weather cooperated and a great time was had by all, with over $20,000 raised for the foundation - the highest amount for our tournament yet.

For registration information, prize donations, or for sponsorship opportunities for our 2016 golf tournament, please call Kendra Gilbert at 204.772.0405 or email Kendra at kgilbert@mrea.mb.ca

Sixth Annual WinnipegREALTORS® Gimme Shelter Fundraiser
Date:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Venue: Canad Inns

WinnipegREALTORS® hosted their annual fundraiser on April 15 at Cowboys at Canad Inns.  Great food, fabulous entertainment and wonderful prizes made this another event a huge success, all in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation.  Thanks to WinnipegREALTORS® for the continuing support of your foundation - helping so many of our fellow citizens who are in need.


2014 Foundation Events

Fifth Annual WinnipegREALTORS® Gimme Shelter Fundraiser
Date:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Venue: Punjab Cultural Centre

Winnipeg REALTORS® held their 2014 Gimme Shelter Fundraiser, in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation, on March 26, 2014 at the new Punjab Cultural Centre.  Approximately 500 folks watched the "REALTORS® Got Talent" show, then danced the rest of the night away to music performed by REALTORS®.  Over the last five years this fundraiser has generated over $200,000 for the foundation.

Fifth Annual Winnipeg REALTORS® 'Gimme Shelter' Fundraiser

Eighth Annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic
Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

We survived the harshest winter since 1898 and the time came to register for a swinging good time in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation. After a sizzling outdoor barbeque the games began with a shotgun start at noon for the SOLD OUT 18-hole Texas scramble held in June 2014.  Over $15,000 was raised for the foundation and a great time had by all.

For registration information, prize donations, or for sponsorship opportunities for our 2015 golf tournament, please call Kendra Gilbert at 204.772.0405 or email Kendra at kgilbert@mrea.mb.ca

Eighth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby
Date:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Venue: Selkirk Park, MB

The Eighth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby in support of the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation was held in September of 2014 at Selkirk Park in Selkirk, MB.  The weather was beautiful and over $8,000 was raised in support. 
 

2013 Foundation Events

Seventh Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby
Date:
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Venue: Selkirk Park, MB

Over 100 anglers enjoyed a beautiful day at Selkirk Park on September 25, 2013 taking part in our seventh annual fishing derby.  Lynne Heintz was our big winner this year, taking home the 14-foot Lund boat.  MREA would like to thank everyone who participated, donated prizes and helped to raise over $6,000 for the MREA Shelter Foundation.

Seventh Annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic
Date:
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

The heat didn’t stop the golfers at the seventh annual MREA President’s Charity Golf Classic from enjoying a fabulous day. On June 25, 2013, 110-plus REALTORS® and colleagues joined in the fun to support the MREA Shelter Foundation and raised approximately $12,000. A wonderful dinner and prize draws rounded out the day.  MREA would like to thank all our sponsors and prize donors for their generosity.

2012 Foundation Events

Sixth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby
Date:
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Venue: Selkirk Park, MB

The Sixth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby in support of the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation was held Wednesday September 26, 2012 at Selkirk Park, 200 Eaton Avenue in Selkirk, MB.  Thick fog in the early morning gave way to beautiful sunny skies in the afternoon and a great day was enjoyed by all.

All participants were entered into the grand prize draw, and Rhea Kokesch was the lucky winner of the 16-foot Lund boat, genously donated by Lund Boats and A+ Financial Services. 

Sixth Annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 The Manitoba Real Estate Association held its sixth annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic in support of The Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation.  It was a great day in the sun at the beautiful Glendale Golf and Country Club.  

Thanks to our sponsors, prize donators, and golfers for making this day an incredible success - approximately $16,000 was raised for The MREA Shelter Foundation this year.  Click here for photos from the event.

Third Annual Winnipeg REALTORS® 'Gimme Shelter' Fundraiser
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Venue: Canad Inns Tijuana Yacht Club

On Wednesday March 7th, 2012 Winnipeg REALTORS® once again gathered its membership together at Canad Inns Tijuana Yacht Club for the third annual 'Gimme Shelter' fundraiser in support of the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation.  Click here to see photos from the event.
 

2011 Foundation Events

Fifth Annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2011
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

On Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 the Manitoba Real Estate Association held its fifth annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic in support of the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation.  Thanks to our sponsors, prize donators, and golfers for making this day an incredible success - over $13,000 was raised for The MREA Shelter Foundation this year. Click here to see photos from the event.

Fifth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Venue: Selkirk Park, MB

Beautiful weather, calm water, and many happy anglers made for a wonderful day at Selkirk Park on September 28th, 2011 for the Fifth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby.

Those participating had the chance to win the grand prize - a boat and trailer donated by LUND - and Sid Blum was our big winner this year. Each of our 'hidden lengths' winners went home with a big-screen TV and every registrant went home with a prize.  

We would like to thank everyone who participated, sponsored, donated prizes and gave their time to help raise over $9,400 for The MREA Shelter Foundation - you made this the best derby yet!  Click here to see photos from the event.

Second Annual Winnipeg REALTORS® 'Gimme Shelter' Fundraiser
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2011
Venue: Canad Inns Tijuana Yacht Club

The Winnipeg REALTORS® second annual 'Gimme Shelter' fundraiser generated over $50,000 in support of The Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation. Roberta Weiss, chair of The MREA Shelter Foundation says, "Gimme Shelter provided a wonderful opportunity for REALTORS® to socialize, be entertained by other REALTORS® and associates and to contribute generously to The MREA Shelter Foundation.  All monies raised stay in Manitoba and are used to support shelter-related charities and improve the quality of life for Manitobans." Click here to see photos from the event.

Builders' Appreciation Evening
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011
Venue: REALTOR® Place

On March 10, 2011 The Manitoba Real Estate Association held a Builder Appreciation Evening at REALTOR® Place in Winnipeg. The event was held to thank our intial MREA Shelter Foundation Builders – those who had donated $1,000.00 or more to the foundation – and to present these generous individuals with builder certificates and builder lapel pins.

MREA Shelter Foundation Chair Roberta Weiss spoke about the importance of the builder program, and the good work the foundation is able to do because of these generous donors. Also in attendance were representatives from some of the organizations that received grants from the foundation; they also spoke to the generosity of these donors and the work their charitable organizations have been able to accomplish due to these grants. Click here to see photos from the evening.


2010 Foundation Events

Fourth Annual MREA President's Charity Golf Classic
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Venue: Glendale Golf and Country Club

On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 The Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) held its Fourth Annual President's Charity Golf Classic. Proceeds from this charity golf tournament go to The MREA Shelter Foundation which supports shelter-related charitable organizations in Manitoba.  Thanks to our sponsors, prize donators, and golfers for making this day an incredible success - over $14,000 was raised for The MREA Shelter Foundation this year.  Click here to see photos from the event.

Fourth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Venue: Selkirk Park, MB

The Fourth Annual REALTORS Care® Fishing Derby took place this year in Selkirk Park with the greatest turn-out in the history of the derby. 112 REALTORS®, friends, family and associates came out to make this the most successful derby ever! Everyone enjoyed the clear (though windy) September weather, a day spent on the Red River, and some friendly competition.

$8,405 was raised this year in support of The Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation, making this the largest amount raised in the history of the derby.

Those participating had the chance to win the grand prize - a boat donated by LUND - and Don Friesen was our big winner this year. Winners in other categories included: Jason Hamilton for biggest catfish at 96.5cm; Gerry Culleton for biggest walleye at 44cm; Len Westwood for biggest bass at 49cm.  Each of our 'hidden lengths' winners went home with a big-screen TV and those lucky participants were: Boris Kolisnyk for catfish; Stephen Yuffe for walleye; Lance Cherry for bass.

We would like to thank everyone who participated, sponsored, donated prizes and gave their time to help make this the best derby yet.

Winnipeg REALTORS® hosts successful inaugural 'Gimme Shelter' Fundraiser
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Venue: Canad Inns Tijuana Yacht Club

Over 800 REALTORS® came out on March 17th, 2010 to the Tijuana Yacht Club at the CanadInns Polo Park for an evening of fun and music for a great cause. A night of live entertainment by REALTOR® musicians, dinner and prize draws all in support of the MREA Shelter Foundation.

WinnipegREALTORS® put on quite a show by gathering such acts as: The Rosalie Rattai Band, Alan Ediger and The Imposers, No One's Broker, My Matrix Massacre, and The Pegs. Rod "Stewart" Peeler made a special appearance to drive the crowd wild and Ace Burpee entertained everyone as our emcee for the evening.

The MREA Shelter Foundation would like to thank the Winnipeg REALTORS® Association and its staff for their hard work and dedication to making this event so successful. Over $26,000 was raised for the Foundation! All the volunteers, sponsors and prize donators helped to get the event going but it was the members of the real estate community that really took to heart the message of helping and for that, the foundation is profoundly appreciative.  Click here to see photos from the event.

contact

Jill Johnston
Director of Operations
jjohnston@mrea.mb.ca
Phone: 204.772.0405
Registered Charitable Number: 843054164RR0001

 

STAY informed

Sign up for Newsletter
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Verification
Invalid Input