Treasures of Christmas Gala

Emcee of the evening Jill Krop, exquisitely dressed in a gown that was later auctioned off during the live auction.

Sophia Kim and Alfred Visser of Boulevard whet their palates at the VIP reception.

The ladies of Scotia Bank, Andrea Nelson (l) and Colleen Kirbyson, are decked out for the holiday season.

Carola Alder (l) and Zoe Royer of Bun show off their exquisite jewellery that was donated in the auction.

Able Auctioneers, Dan Bouchard (l) and Rob Kavanagh, put on a fantastic show as the live auctioneers of the evening.

Diane McConnell of Treasures of Christmas dresses for the occasion.

Lucky Mr. Don Drysdale of DBM surrounds himself with beautiful ladies Diane Skidmore (l) of Skidmore & Co. and President of Crossroads, Colette Eng of Westminster Savings.

Mr. and Mrs. Rhino of Rhino Marketing: President Doug Morneau and his wife, Heather.

Doug Rogers of Variety in the infamous red bow tie with Deborah Stetz of Coquitlam Centre.

Ladies of BC Biomedical, Irene Swanson (l) and Arlene Grewal.

Sisters and partners in crime, Janette and Lynne Nugent of Vancity.

Resident firefighter Rob Shoucair of the Port Moody Fire Department with his wife Marcia Shoucair (l), and Executive Director of Crossroads, Barb Henham.

Principal of Charles Best School, Mary O’Neill and her husband Terry O’Neill of the Coquitlam Foundation.

Prime sponsors of the evening, Nancy and Greg Garrison of Mardon-Garrison Insurance Brokers.

Paddi Solem, the 2011 chair of Treasures of Christmas with her gal pals, Iris Kozak and Pat Abbot (r) of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Sabina Edrissi (l) of Edrissi Design with the founder of Treasures of Christmas, Anita Felty.

The clan from the Arms Pub (from left): Scott Birstius, Carly Bouwman, Tammy Colorado and Mike Retallick.

Patricia Navarro and Cyrus Baseghir of Vivio Flowers provided the lovely arrangements for the evening.

Dashing in tuxes: Sean Jamieson (l) of the Investors Group and Joseph Gamboa of Canada Wide Media.

Trish and Michael Davis of Rhino Marketing.