Breakfast with Champions - Thank you

presented by QV Investors Inc

BWC 2016

Thank you to our friends and fans for joining us at our annual Breakfast with Champions event on Tuesday, October 17th. This year we hosted more than 300 guests from Calgary's corporate community, athletics enthusiasts, Special Olympics athletes, and Calgary media. Funds raised at the Breakfast support more than 850 individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Calgary area. As one of our major fundraising events, this event provides essential funding for athletic programs that fosters self-esteem, and allows our athletes to make new friends while realizing their full athletic potential.




We were joined by our special guests, our Special Olympics athletes...

Allie Price   Sarah McCarthy   JorDen Tyson2

  Allie Price                   Sarah McCarthy                    JorDen Tyson



Andrew Turnbull    Bill Hurley  Erin Gregory

Andrew Turnbull                                               Bill Hurley                                                 Erin Gregory              



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Darby Taylor                                                               Kelsey Engbloom                                                          Emma Bittorf


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Mark Evans                                                                Shane Stewart                                                   Melissa Gerbrandt


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                       Zoe Bates                                   Rachel Ryan                              Leonka Kaluha                              Heather Twells


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Amber-Lynn Flexhaug                       Sarah Peterson                                David Hall 


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Darian Rogan                                                                 Kayla Gent         










And local sport celebrities


Brian Burke
Breakfast with Champions Honorary Chair


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Catriona LeMay Doan                           Kyle Shewfelt       
 Olympic Speed Skater                          Olympics Gymnast     
Guest Speaker                                  Guest Speaker 

Mikael Backlund2    Lisa longball    Erica Wiebe2

                               Mikael Backlund                             Lisa "Longball" Vlooswyck                        Erica Wiebe             
                                          Calgary Flames                                      Longball Golfer                                Olympic Wrestler                     



Alex Singleton    Jameer Thurman    Chris Spring

                   Alex Singleton                                      Jameer Thurman                                 Chris Spring
                Calgary Stampeders                                Calgary Stampeders                            Olympic Bobsledder


Dougie Hamilton    Matthew Tkachuk    Freddie Hamilton

       Dougie Hamilton                                                          Matthew Tkachuk                                                Freddie Hamilton
      Calgary Flames                                                         Calgary Flames                                                     Calgary Flames


AndrewMcBride thumb2     Bob snider     Jason LaBarbera

Andrew McBride                                          Bob Snider                                         Jason LaBarbera
Calgary Roughnecks Alumni                          Calgary Roughnecks                             Calgary Hitmen Coach        


Martin Gelinas    Lanny McDonald Flames   Brett Kulak

Martin Gelnias                                      Lanny McDonald                                        Brett Kulak



Thank you to our amazing event sponsors:


        QV Invenstors 
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              Kiwanis Metro                                            Felesky Flynn   
logo kiwanis horizontal gold-blue cmyk              FF horizontal logo
              Buchanan Barry                               Tuxedo Source for Sports
  BB logo new Pantone 409                 tuxedo

West Jet
Flames Foundation for Life
Bob and Nancy Engbloom
Big Al's Texturing Ltd.
S. Goguen Professional Corporation
Spolumbos Fine Foods and Deli





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