Ens Auto 2021 Celebrity Take Out Challenge – Celebrity Sponsors

Meet the 2021 Take Out Challenge Celebrity Sponsors.

The goal of the Take Out Challenge Event is to raise funds for numerous local non-profits, as well as increase sales and provide valuable local exposure. Eleven companies to date have pledged to donate at least $2,000+.


It’s pretty simple! Every Tuesday in May we are encouraging everyone that can to order take-out from one (or more) of the 6 featured restaurant partners of the week. In June, the celebrity portion of the challenge begins! The goal is to raise at least $60,000 for local charities and also to donate 800 meals every month for 12 months to Saskatoon’s Friendship Inn.


We are thrilled to introduce you to this year’s Celebrity Sponsors, they range from local realtors to jewellers, auto dealers, and producers and we are extremely grateful for their support! Find out more about them below!

1. Star Egg

Star Egg is a Saskatchewan-based food provider specializing in the grading, distribution and marketing of shell eggs in Western Canada from 65 local farmers. Star Egg is committed to providing quality, locally grown, nutritious eggs while focusing on the needs of the community, producers, employees and customers. Star Egg staff come from a variety of different backgrounds, yet everyone binds together creating a pleasant working atmosphere

Producing high-quality, nutritious eggs now and into the future is a priority for their farmers, as is providing the best possible care for hens. The farmers who provide their eggs are committed to maximizing hen care and comfort while minimizing the impact on the environment through continual assessment of how to reduce their environmental footprint

Supporting and giving back to the community have always been core values of the Harman family and Star Egg Company. Throughout each year, Star Egg contributes to many programs, organizations and charities in various ways.


Learn More https://www.staregg.ca/



Virtus Group LLP is Saskatchewan’s largest independently owned firm and will help get in touch with trusted business advisors, valuators, chartered accountants and acquisition professionals. Serving the Saskatchewan province for over 50 years. With offices in Regina, Saskatoon, and Estevan providing professional accounting and business advisory services to businesses throughout Western Canada.

Virtus Group supports Saskatchewan and Canadian entrepreneurs by consistently providing timely, practical, and strategic financial accounting solutions and business advisory services. Value, worth and expertise, in Latin, is the definition of “Virtus”.  The name is the foundation for Virtus Group’s firm, staff, and the way to serve clients.  The mission is to be the trusted advisor providing exemplary, innovative services, adding value to clients and the community while creating opportunities and rewards for the people.


Learn More https://virtusgroup.ca/

3. Discovery Ford

Discovery Ford is the highest quality source for the entire Ford range of vehicles and servicing, Located in Humboldt, SK. Discovery Ford’s experienced team will help you get the vehicle you need and want. Discovery Ford specializes in new and certified pre-owned Ford cars, trucks, and crossover SUVs, Tuscany custom trucks and vans.

They offer complete warranty-approved diagnostics and repairs for gas, diesel, and hybrid vehicles. Discovery Ford has a great track record for creating many returning and referral customers. Excellent Ford products and customer service has allowed Discovery Ford to grow to the modern dealership you see today. 100% transparent with prices, their team love to help people find their ideal new car quickly and conveniently.

Learn More https://www.discoveryfordsales.com/


Miners Construction was started in 1911 by Charlie M. Miners of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and builds award-winning commercial and residential buildings. Miner’s Construction has built such Saskatoon landmarks as: Cactus Club and the Shrine to the Venerable Martys Olympia and Laurentia.

The company enjoys the distinction of being one of the oldest established commercial contracting firms in the province. Construction of the Shrine to the Venerable Martys Olympia received a Masonry award in 2008 for the Artistic use of masonry. Built completely in masonry the building is in the shape of a cross each arm of the cross dedicated to one of the nuns and contains relics from these sisters. The archway leading into the area was constructed off site in Miners yard and transported in one piece to site and erected.

Miners Construction has retained a core of employees of approximately 70 strong over the last 25 years with temporary labour being employed as required given project requirements.

Learn More https://www.minersconstruction.ca/




Fortress Financial was founded on the philosophy of helping families secure their financial future. In 2012, after 15 years of independent consulting, Jason Forrest established Fortress Financial Group. Fortress Financial focuses on tax investment and insurance solutions. Focused on building real relationships and establish deep connections with clients. What is important to them and their families, is important to Fortress Financial.

Maneuvering through today’s economy is challenging and Fortress Financial can help. At Fortress Financial Group, the office culture and team spirit is equally as important as crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s of paperwork for the customer. The goal is to have all team members feel empowered, including clients in working with us. All of the team members are focused on the same goal, striving for excellence in ensuring the clients feel cared for, understood and valued knowing their financial future is secure.

Learn More https://fortressfinancialgroup.ca/


6. Zak’s Building Supplies

Zak’s, located in Warman and Hague, designs and build projects for residential, agricultural and commercial use, providing end-to-end, design-build construction, custom RTMs and retail building supply—under one roof. Under that roof, every customer is treated like part of the family. Customer concerns are carefully taken care of, and together tackling big projects from start to finish, whether it’s a Pinterest project, a deck, a dream home or a multi-million dollar agricultural or commercial facility. For more than 20 years, the family business has been helping other families and their businesses. The values that guide the business are the same values that guide the family.

With in-house design, engineering and construction capabilities, Taking care of your RTM, agricultural or commercial building project from start to finish. Bring in your design or let the experienced staff provide you with a quote and a plan specifically suited to your needs. You can rest assured knowing your project will receive all the attention it needs to make it outstanding. Come to Zak’s Home Hardware Building Centre for all of your home reno, hardware and building needs. Buy lumber, building supplies or tools for every type of home building or DIY project.

Learn More https://zaksbuilding.com/


Co-Operators subsidiary companies provide solutions in areas such as property and casualty insurance, life insurance, institutional asset management and brokerage operations. Co-Op is trusted with over $47 billion in assets. The Co-Operators are a premium insurance supplier throughout Canada.

The vision to be a catalyst for a sustainable society is reflected in all aspects, including community investment programs, which support people in need and help build community resiliency. Co-Operators have provided over $17 million dollars in covid-19 relief and community support funds. Member organizations include co-operative organizations, credit union centrals and representative farm organizations.  Co-operators support and fund the development of community-oriented co-operatives and social enterprises, and work hard to contribute to communities across Canada.


Learn More https://www.cooperators.ca


Bateman Jewellers is the oldest independent jewellery store in Saskatoon serving four generations of families. George Bateman opened Bateman Jewellers in 1945 and recently returned home from overseas, after serving six years in the Canadian Armed Forces during World War II as an instrument technician.  It has had a few changes since then, but what has not changed is its reputation in Saskatoon and the surrounding area. It continues to have one of the largest assortments of diamonds and watches in Saskatoon and is building its reputation for custom-made jewellery.

Bateman Jewellers uses the latest technology to find you the special, perfect piece. Using 3D technology, design your ring specifically for you using professional CAD software. From diamonds to heirloom pieces, crystal to giftware, put Batemans on YOUR local shopping list!

Learn More https://batemanjewellers.com/



ICR maximizes value for the properties managed. Industry-leading insights and smart thinking produce solutions that allow clients to profit, thrive, and grow. As Saskatchewan’s largest independent commercial real estate company, ICR specializes in leasing, sales, asset management, facilities management, and property management.

Using industry-leading insights and smart thinking, ICR produces solutions that allow clients to profit, thrive, and grow.ICR specializes in the leasing, sales, and property management of commercial real estate. Trust ICR to put you on the map.


Their home in Saskatoon hosts over 90 team members who broker innovative solutions for the leasing, sale, and property management of commercial real estate.

Learn More https://www.icrcommercial.com


  10. Slade Desrochers Real Estate

Originally from a small town in Saskatchewan, Slade moved to Saskatoon in 1996 to further his education. Now Slade is a top Saskatoon realtor who always goes above and beyond for clients. He truly enjoys knowing that customers are 100% satisfied and would gladly recommend his services to others. Being a student of real estate Slade is always learning, adapting and implementing new and innovative ways to approach Saskatoon’s real estate market.

When buying and selling together, Slade adds another set of skills to accompany both the buying and selling traits. Slade truly feels that he excels in these scenarios! Established in 2000,  Slade has been with the same brokerage (Realty Executives) for his entire career.  Slade has transacted over 1800 sales, seamlessly, successfully and with full confidence.

Learn More http://sladerealestate.ca/




HD Engineering & Design supports their clients by providing high-quality and practical services that offer a fit-for-purpose solution. They partner with their clients to ensure innovative, cost-effective solutions are developed to meet the operational and maintenance requirements of their facilities. HD provides Discrete Element Modelling used to approximate the motion and mechanical interactions within a system, experience with conveying systems for various materials, underground, and surface processing facilities and strong experience in building structural bin designs.

HD invests in scholarships in the community which focus on supporting visible minorities, women, and Indigenous people continuing their education and pursuing new opportunities.  The owners volunteer at local community events with a focus on Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods and events that support First Nations people. ​ They operate with honesty, conviction, and character to uphold the highest standards of ethical behaviour. HD values partnerships with First Nations businesses, encourages education in the engineering and mining industry, and promotes local community involvement. Seeking to understand the history, culture, and values of the First Nations people while working alongside these communities and businesses.


Learn More https://www.hdengineeringdesign.com





To show your support of our generous sponsors:

  1. Check out their websites.
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  3. Write a review to show appreciation of their community support
  4. Become a sponsor – the ultimate commitment


Proceeds from the 2021 event will benefit several local non-profits:


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