Koornstra Family portrait

Family Philanthropy

Koornstra Family Foundation Fund (donor advised fund) Like all families, the Koornstra’s are busy with school, work and volunteering. On top of that, their deep commitment to community-building and philosophy that “life is more than just going through the daily motions”, inspired

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Portrait of Gary and Wynne Christie

Giving Through Generations

Thelma Townsend Fund and the Wynne Townsend Christie Fund(both are designated funds)Being active members of the community has been important for Gary and Wynne Christie (photo left). Involved in many charitable organizations through the community, the Christie’s understand the need

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Portrait of Glenn D. Peirson and family

Creating a Lasting Legacy

Dr. Glenn D. Peirson Fund for the Arts (donor advised fund) Glenn was a fan of writer and philosopher Soren Kierkegaard who said, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards”. A few of Glenn’s favourite things included Bach,

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Portrait of Terry Doyle

A Tribute to a Dear Friend

Terry Doyle Scholarship Fund (scholarship fund supporting dramatic arts) Over 600 theatre patrons, sponsors, Rotarians, friends and family members gathered at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse on January 28, 2006 to pay tribute to the late Terry Doyle with a spirited celebration

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