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News and Blogs from the Mission Community Foundation

Fund Facts: G.W. (Bill) Harris Fund

Not only was Bill Harris one of the Foundations founding fathers, he also was a true ambassador for our community. In the 1970's & 80's Bill was involved in local politics and held the position of Mayor for three terms during that time. He was awarded honor of Freeman...

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Fund Facts: Dirk Boswyk Memorial Fund

Marilyn and Fenmo Boswyk’s son Dirk was only 36 years of age when he was tragically killed in an earthquake in Manzanillo Mexico in 1995. Dirk had entered the school of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia, but his fascination with computers led him to work...

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Fund Facts: Cynthia Verhulst Memorial Scholarship Fund

Cindy Verhulst was an impassioned individual who had the world at her feet.  She was involved in her community and her commitment included chairing the Youth Advisory Council for 2 years, volunteering for Red Cross and Mission Memorial Hospital, and she helped...

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Fund Facts: Glen Kask Theatrical Fund

Glen Kask is a writer, photographer and broadcaster who moved to Mission in 1974. While in Mission, he worked for the Fraser Valley Record (now called Mission Record) as the entertainment editor for a number of years.  During his career, Glen received all sorts of...

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