9th Annual Mayors’ Gala

Join us for an elegant evening connecting with friends, old and new alike, with live music by Strings & Traps, hors d’oeuvres by Chef Vince and a fabulous silent auction.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Stratford Country Club
53 Romeo Street North
Doors open 7 p.m.

Hosted by
Mayor Dan Mathieson, Stratford

Supported by
Mayor Julie Behrns, North Perth
Mayor Walter McKenzie, West Perth
Mayor Bob McMillan, Perth East
Mayor Al Strathdee, St. Marys
Mayor Bob Wilhelm, Perth South

Hotel Partners

Best Western PLUS The Arden Park Hotel
Mayors’ Gala Room Rate: $119+hst

The Bruce Hotel
Mayors’ Gala Deluxe Room Rate: $195+hst
Includes breakfast for two


PDF of complete Auction Insert


  • Four tickets to Shania Twain’s NOW concert at Budweiser Gardens in BMO’s Luxury Suite on July 4th. Value $1,000 Courtesy of BMO Financial Group
  • Four tickets to the Raptors vs. Trail Blazers February 2nd Sec 120 Row 1 Seats 7-10 Value $1,000 Courtesy of Hogg Fuel Supply
  • Luxury transportation for Four with a Table Suite at a KW Titans home game (before March 31st). Value $1,160 Courtesy of Strategic Partnerships, Brentwood Livery
  • Leafs vs. Anaheim Ducks February 5th (2 tix) Sec 117M Row 25 Seats 11/12. Value $400 Courtesy of Sleeman Breweries
  • Leafs vs. Nashville Predators February 7th (2tix) Sec 312 Row 12 Seats 5/6. Value $166 Courtesy of Dan & Carolyn Mathieson
  • Kitchener Rangers vs. Hamilton Bulldogs February 2nd – 6 Box Tickets with two Suite Parking Passes. Value $500 Courtesy of RBC Royal Bank
  • London Knights vs. Sudbury Wolves February 10th (2 tix) Sec 115 Row L Seats 7/8 with Premium Parking Pass! Value $75 Courtesy of RBC Royal Bank
  • Guelph Storm vs. Owen Sound Attack February 2nd (4 tix) Sec 101 Row 7 Seats 13-16. Value $104 Courtesy of Tim & Helen Dowd
  • Canadian Gala featuring the Next Generation Leahy May 25th (2 tix). Value $130 Courtesy of Ron & Lois McKay
  • Stratford Warriors Regular Season Game Passes (6) Courtesy of RBC Royal Bank

Other fabulous items:

  • Breakfast and Book Signing with Lloyd Robertson. Value Priceless! Courtesy of Lloyd Robertson
  • Tanzanite and White Sapphire Pendant Courtesy of Anne Walsh
  • The Balvenie Trio – Single Cask (aged 12 years), Doublewood (aged 12 years) & Caribbean Cask (aged 14 years). Values $450 Courtesy of Dennis DesRosiers
  • Private Scotch Tasting for Eight. Value Priceless Courtesy of Steve Rae
  • Grand Bend Cottage Rental (for a weekend in the spring/fall). Value $450 Courtesy of Ron & Lois McKay
  • Lafonn Tennis Bracelet, Asscher-cut Earrings with Matching Pendant Necklace. Value $850 Courtesy of Swanson’s Jewellers
  • Large Caliper Tree (up to 20′ high, planting included). Value $1,000 Courtesy of Gateman Milloy Inc. 
  • Skate with the Warriors! Value Priceless! Courtesy of City of Stratford and the Stratford Warriors
  • 2Piece Luggage Set – Blue Upright Spinners. Value $350 Courtesy of Samsonite Canada
  • 3 Month Unlimited Yoga/Cycle Pass. Value $285 Courtesy of Yoga Chapple
  • Handcrafted Charcuterie Boards Courtesy of  Dennis Desrosiers
  • A Day at the Course for Two. St. Marys Golf & Country Club. Value $110 Courtesy of St. Marys Golf & Country Club
  • 1Hr Massage. Value $90 Courtesy of Jenn Fetter RMT
  • Glenlivet 18 Years Single Malt Scotch Whiskey. Value $150 Courtesy of Doug MacDougald
  • McClelland’s Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Value $50 Courtesy of Patti Henhoeffer
  • Large Wooden Cribbage Board from NicoNico. Value $100 Courtesy of Dennis DesRosiers
  • Fire Chief for a Day! Value Priceless Courtesy of Stratford Fire Department
  • Police Chief for a Day! Value Priceless Courtesy of Stratford Police Department
  • Gordon’s Mens Wear Gift Certificate. Value $50 Courtesy of Gordon’s Mens Wear
  • Stratford City Centre Gift Certificate. Value $50 Courtesy of Stratford City Centre
  • Dinner for Four at Red Rabbit. Value $200 Courtesy of Red Rabbit

And more! 

2017 Mayors’ Gala pictures

Red Carpet Photo Booth Pictures

Party Pictures

Please feel free to share these photos, they are perfect for social media!

If you’d like a high res version of any photo (best for printing) please email Roxy at roxy@spccf.ca with the picture number!