24th ANNUAL WOMEN OF MISSION GALA
Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 1:00-3:00PM
Cedar Valley Mennonite Church Auditorium
Now in its 24th year, the gala will be held on Saturday, October 19th at the Cedar Valley Mennonite Church Auditorium starting at 1:30PM. Citizen extraordinaire Olene Chaplin
, gifted musician /choir director Deborah Handley
and exceptional educator/volunteer Denyse Tavener
are the 2019 honourees.
At this year's gala there will be a memorable performance by the Serenata Singers - a widely recognized "community women's choir based in Mission, BC" known for their amazing harmonies and absolutely electrifying "music from across centuries, cultures and genres."
Purchase your tickets today - there is limited seating! DOOR PRIZE - Harrison Hot Springs Mid-Week Getaway Package and a YOUR CHOICE Raffle!
At the Mission Community Archives volunteers play a significant role working with a trained professional to preserve and make accessible Mission's documentary heritage as well as help the public discover Mission's remarkable and storied past. Our volunteer staff members range from university students to retired seniors and we are currently looking for individuals to assist with the following. Visit the archives this upcoming week to find out more about these volunteer opportunities.
SCHOOL ARCHIVES PROGRAM -assist with OUR district-wide Program (September - June) designed specifically to teach and assist primary and secondary students, staff and parents how to collect and preserve their school history. This includes arranging for collection of materials from 18 schools and the preparation of finding aids to facilitate access to the items collected;
WOMENS MEMORY PRESERVATION PROGRAM - help with the administration of the Paths and Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program developed to collect, preserve and make accessible materials which document the lives and contributions of women; and
PUBLIC PROGRAMS Assist with the preparation of promotional material and interactive displays for special and outreach events in the community.