CFPD’s 20th Anniversary Celebration a great success!

Lou Antonissen, Chair of CFPD, presents Dave Citulsky, Chair of the Portage la Prairie School Board, with $100,000 Impact Grant for the paving and improvements to the Yellowquill track.

Lou Antonissen, Chair of CFPD, presents Dave Citulsky, Chair of the Portage la Prairie School Board, with $100,000 Impact Grant for the paving and improvements to the Yellowquill track.

Our 20th Anniversary Celebration was held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at the William Glesby Centre.  It was a resounding success!  The sold out crowd enjoyed a delicious prime rib dinner by Bill’s Sticky Fingers; an engaging and informative speech by Rick Frost, CEO of the Winnipeg Foundation; a presentation of $100,000 Impact Grant to the Portage School Division for paving and improvements to the Yellowquill track; and two large donations: $500,000 from the estate of Gwen and Orville Hogue, and $600,000 from the estate of Doreen Buchanan.

 

Lou Antonissen accepts $600,000 donation from the estate of Doreen Buchanan, by Heather Skinner and Leigh Ann McLennan.

CFPD Chair Lou Antonissen accepts $600,000 donation from the estate of Doreen Buchanan, by Heather Skinner and Leigh Anne McLennan.

CFPD Chair Lou Antonissen accepts $500,000 donation from the estate of Gwen and Orille Hogue, by L-R: Jan Tooth, Florence Shirtliff & Heather Simm

CFPD Chair Lou Antonissen accepts $500,000 donation from the estate of Gwen and Orille Hogue, by (L-R) Jan Tooth, Florence Shirtliff & Heather Sim

20th Anniversary Celebration

Twenty years ago, on June 2, 1994, the Community Foundation of Portage and District was born. As a supporter of the Foundation, we invite you to join us for an anniversary celebration dinner on the evening of Monday, June 2nd at the William Glesby Centre.CFPD_20th-Invitation-web1
We are pleased to welcome Rick Frost as the evening’s guest speaker. As the long-time CEO of the Winnipeg Foundation, Rick has been a tireless champion of the Foundation movement and has demonstrated a deep and caring commitment to community building. He is a very engaging speaker and I’m sure you will find his message both inspiring and informative. Continue reading