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The Gord and Diane Peters Family Fund

The Gord and Diane Peters Family Fund

The Brandon Area Community Foundation (BACF) have received a second gift of $1 million of personal shares in Cando Rail Services from Gord and Diane Peters for granting throughout Westman. Photo: Bev Cumming, Chair and Gord and Diane Peters.

St. John Ambulance Brandon Medical First Responder Bike Patrol

St. John Ambulance Brandon Medical First Responder Bike Patrol

St. John Ambulance, with the funding and support from Brandon Area Community Foundation (BACF), announce the launch of the Brandon St. John Ambulance Medical First Responder Bike Patrol Program.  Their volunteers provide coverage at over 500 events throughout Manitoba...

Heritage – Brandon “Daly House” Museum Fund

Heritage – Brandon “Daly House” Museum Fund

Brandon Museum Inc. (Daly House Museum) has partnered with Brandon Area Community Foundation to established this permanently endowed Manitoba Heritage Trust Fund to support their work. Until March 31, 2021, the Province of Manitoba will stretch gifts to this fund....

Brandon’s iconic Dome Building

Brandon’s iconic Dome Building

Built in 1913, Brandon’s iconic Dome Building is a symbol of the city’s rich agriculture history and a landmark for the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba and their annual fairs and exhibitions.

Murrays Driven to Give Back

Murrays Driven to Give Back

Inspired by the work of the Samaritan House Ministries, lifelong Brandonite and community booster Mildred Murray led the charge in Murray Auto Groups latest philanthropic endeavour.

The Rounthwaite Cemetery Fund

The Rounthwaite Cemetery Fund

Around 1879 English settlers arrived in the Brandon Hills area.  Reverend John Fredric Rounthwaite passed away and was buried in the cemetery beside the church. In 1892 the railway came through about 1 1/2 miles east of the church’s location forcing St....

The Hills Are Alive With Philanthropy

The Hills Are Alive With Philanthropy

In March of 1969 a group of local women came together to fulfill their need of fellowship and community service in their area.  The group meets in the evening hence the name Brandon Hills Fireflies came to be, as they would “light up the night”. One of the main goals...

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