What a memorable evening it was yesterday at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, as we held our 25th anniversary Awards Night, distributing more than $100,000 in grants, bursaries and scholarships. Among the many highlights was the awarding of Canada 150 grants, of $7,000 each, to two local
Happy 25th Birthday to us! It was on June 4, 1992 that the act to incorporate the Coquitlam Foundation received Royal Assent from Lt.-Gov. David Lam, thus making today the official "birthday" of our foundation. The proud parents were the "Original Six" -- Norm Cook, Gordon
Twenty-one days and counting! Yes, we're exactly three weeks away from our 25th Anniversary Awards Night, at which we will distribute tens of thousands of dollars in bursaries, scholarships and grants to local students and organizations. The June 6 event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m. in
Three weeks have now passed since our 25th anniversary gala, but foundation folks are still floating sky high with the memories of what a wonderful evening we shared with a few hundred of our best friends. We're saying our thanks to supporters, benefactors and sponsors one more time via an
Our main grant-application deadline has come and gone, but there's still an opportunity to make a second round of applications related to our Community Fund for Canada's 150th program. Specifically, the Coquitlam Foundation is now accepting applications for Canada 150 grants for projects
Oh, what a night! Our "Celebrating Silver" gala, marking our 25th anniversary, is over now, and it certainly was a great success. From an inspiring speech by our Honorary Chair, Peter Legge, to a perspiring performance by Kevin Coles and Ryan Langevin of the Duelling Pianos (perspiring
It's a sell-out! Tickets sales for our Celebrating Silver gala this Saturday are now closed, as we've maxed out on the number of people we can fit at the Westwood Plateau G+CC. Thank you, Coquitlam! Those lucky enough to have obtained one of the tickets are in for a night of philanthropic
Yes, there's still time to purchase tickets to our 25th Anniversary "Celebrating Silver" Gala, starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club. You've waited 25 years for this; don't wait any longer! Tickets are just $75 and they're
In this, our 25th-anniversary year, the Coquitlam Foundation is proud to announce the creation of our 25th donor-advised fund, The Noura Homes Community Fund. And just to make things absolutely perfect, it's Noura's 25th anniversary, too! Noura has seeded the fund with $5,000, and hopes to
With a month to go until our 25th anniversary Celebrating Silver gala, the final push is on to sell tickets. That push received a most-welcome boost this week with the publication of a tremendous story in the pages of the Tri-City News, our media sponsor. Thanks, TCN! And we hope to see many of our