Author Archives: Jennifer Derksen

2016 Fall Grant – The Gardens on Tenth

Altona Community Foundation board member Brenda Thiesen presents a cheque for $5,820 to Laurie Schellenberg, managing director at The Gardens on Tenth. Funds were used for a new fire alarm panel at The Apartments.

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2017 Spring Grant – BSO

Altona Community Foundation president Bill Penner presents a cheque for $2,820 to Richard Neufeld of Blue Sky Opportunities. The money was used to purchase a tractor for their new recycling program.

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2016 Fall Grant – Field of Dreams

Altona Community Foundation board member Loren Braul presents a cheque for $4,365  to Ken Wiebe from Field of Dreams. Funds were used for grandstand seating at Access Field.

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2016 Spring Grant – Blue Sky Opportunities

Altona Community Foundation board member Chris Sumner presents a $5,000 cheque to Richard Neufeld of Blue Sky Opportunities. Funds were used for the building construction on their new recycling plant.

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2016 Spring Grant – Altona Elks

Altona Community Foundation board member Brad Derksen presents a $2,175 cheque to Rita Wiebe and Guy Mullen of the Altona Elks. Funds were used for the construction of an indoor play area.

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Friesens donates

Bill Penner, president of the Altona Community Foundation accepts a cheque for $986 from Harold Stoesz of Friesens Corporation. Friesens recently launched an “Employee-Directed Giving Program” through which each employee-owner votes for organizations they feel would benefit the most from charitable giving. The Altona Community Foundation was selected as one of their recipients. A contribution […]

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2016 Fall Grant – Altona Curling Club

Altona Community Foundation board member Byron Loeppky presents a cheque for $1,000 to Terry Peters of the Altona Curling Club. Funds were used to upgrade the sound system at the club.

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2016 Spring Grant – Rhineland C.A.R.E.

Bill Penner, president of the Altona Community Foundation presents a $760 cheque to Rhineland C.A.R.E. Funds were used to provide ongoing training and support to palliative care volunteers.

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2015 Fall Grant – Blue Sky Opportunities

Altona Community Foundation board member Chris Sumner presents a $6,000 cheque to Richard Neufeld of Blue Sky Opportunities. Funds were used for concrete work on their new recycling plant.

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2015 Fall Grant – Altona Curling Club

Altona Community Foundation board member Byron Loeppky presents a $4,500 cheque to Keith Stoesz, past-president of the Altona Curling Club. Funds were used for the new ice plant.

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