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Shirley Martens, fundraising chair

Shirley Martens, fundraising chair

Shirley created The Lab Works Inc., a premium photofinishing lab, with her husband in 1988 and sold the company in 2011. She owns and manages commercial real estate property in Winnipeg and runs Blend Imports, a company that sources and imports South African wines to Manitoba.

Shirley has served on the board of Art City, a not-for-profit community arts centre, since 2004, and is currently chair of their board. Shirley has been a volunteer with iDE since 2012, currently serving as chair of the fundraising and gala committees.