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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.

100 Women Who Care Brandon and Area

100 Women Who Care Brandon and Area

What if YOU could be part of a group of women that raises $5,000 for charities in your community… in 1 hour? We do this 4 times a year! This group is open to all women – the more women who get involved, the greater our impact will be!

You as one of the 100 Women Who Care, can again help Make a Difference.
We are still welcoming new members. Our goal is to have 100 women registered, a $5,000 donation to be award at each meeting = $10,000 impact to non-profit organizations in our community.

Sandra, Harvey Secter & Family  Our History.  Our Story.

Sandra, Harvey Secter & Family Our History.  Our Story.

Mr. Harvey Secter is the son of Gwendolyn and Joseph Secter who were one of the five Brandon Area Community Foundations founding members. In honour of their silver anniversary, Gwen and Joe made a gift of $25,000 to establish the Brandon Area Community Foundation. This gift not only marked their anniversary in a memorable way, but also honoured the community where they had begun their marriage, their family and their business.

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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