Proud To Be Bullyfree Gala

2018 Proud To Be Bullyfree Gala has SOLD OUT again!

The PTBM Bullyfree Gala will be held Friday, February 23rd at Brookstreet Hotel.


When: Friday Feburary 23, 2018

Time: 6pm Cocktail reception | 7pm Dinner

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Where: Brookstreet Hotel, Kanata. 

Enjoy your night and all the gala fun!  We want all our guests to be safe while enjoying all the experiences the gala has to offer, why not book a room at the Brookstreet Hotel using our Promo Code "Proudtobeme" and receive a special rate of $139.

Registration  (5:45pm)

The Proud To Be Me team and our Title sponsor Faces Magazine can't wait to welcome our guests to the 2018 Proud To Be Bullyfree Gala at the gorgeous newly expanded ballroom of the Brookstreet Hotel in Kanata. Its our night to shine and we plan on making it our best year yet.

Don't miss out on our welcome reception  (6pm-7pm) as we have amazing tastings and experiences waiting for you upon your arrival!

Start the evening off right with a signature cocktail at our welcome reception sponsored by The Ottawa Senators Foundation.

Be sure to gather your friends for some fun pictures at the Social Photobooth ~Sponsored by Shellstar Homes~

Don't miss out on our Chocolate Bar Raffle ~ Sponsored by Investors Group, COCOCO Chocolate and Heart and Crown~ We have award-winning confectionary chocolates for $20.00 for 1 or 6 for $100.00. With each bar you will receive a $20 gift card to the Heart and Crown and a chance to win amazing raffle prizes. All money raised will go 100% back into our grant process and 100% back into your community.

Mirror Mirror (Magic Mirror Ottawa) on the wall taking pictures of the best gala of them all at the Magic Mirror ~Sponsored by Heart and Crown~

Join Baird Benefits Plus on a scotch tasting tour of Scotland from the Lowlands to the Highlands to the Isles looking at several distinctive Scotch whiskies to delight your palate. Scotish Scotch Tasting~ Sponsored by Baird Benefits Plus~

Join us for a fun and friendly beer tasting as you taste through some of the best brews Big Rig has to offer ~ Sponsored by Big Rig~

Refresh and rejuivinate your engery with a raw Juice Tasting sponsored by Raw Pulp and Grind~

At 7pm we will invite you in to the new ballroom of the Brooksteet hhotel for a tasty 3 course plated dinner design and prepare by Brookstreet Chef Cliff Lyness and his team, consisting of tender greens and herb salad, crisp root vegetable ribbons, mandarin, blood orange vinaigrette. Fresh rolls and butter followed by the main course of 340 AAA sirloin medallion and pan seared chicken breast, pomme dauphinoise, seasonal vegetables, red wine and thyme reduction. Paired with Trius Sauvignon Blanc and Trius Cabernet Sauvignon proudly sponsored by Peller Estates.

And for desert a decadent Rocher chocolate, hazelnut, meringue core, biscuit tuile with raspberry. Served with freshly brewed Starbucks Fair Trade coffee, decaffeinated coffee and selection of Tazo teas.

* Please notify us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you have any dietary restrictions so the Brookstreet Chef can accomodate with an alternative.

We are very excited to welcome our MC for the evening the very talented Katherine Dines from MAJIC 100 FM.

Late night sweet tooth no problem. Don't miss our on a sweet treat at our candy bar sponsored by Kristine in the city

Grab a late-night snack as you dance the night away at our homemade poutine station.

Live & Silent Auction

Bid on fabulous experiences, travel, health wellness items, treats and toys. We have the award winning fundraising system Givergy back again this year to engage you with cutting edge mobile bidding and table tablets to ensure you don't miss out on that perfect auction item.  Keep up to date on our website and Facebook pages where we will share sneak peaks of our auction items. Thank you to all those who have generously donated to our auction.

We are so grateful to have auctioneer Carson Hill with us to get you in the bidding spirt! Carson brings years of experience as a traditional auctioneer and is sure to get all our guests in the bidding mood!


Join the sweet sounds of DJ MellowDee as he rocks the dance floor. Watch our Facebook page for exciting announcements and up to date information on our VIP guests and entertainment.

Capture your special moments at our photobooth sponsored by Shellstar Homes and take home a customized memento of your evening.

Inside our ballroom as you walk up to the Magic Mirror (Magic Mirror Ottawa) sponsored by Heart and Crown, colorful animations and a voice guidance invite you to engage in a magical, interactive “selfie” experience leaving you with a fun photo keepsake

And thanks to the work of our fantastic photographers Kristen Twolan and Jill Beck from our 2017 Gala you can check out how much fun we had last year and the many memories of this amazing event. Facebook Album 1 and Facebook Album 2