2010 Winners Lily Butters Prize winners

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Tribute to Earl Clements

Earl Clements was a musician, a car repair wizard and a longtime volunteer at the Brome-Missisquoi –Perkins Hospital. After a career as an engineer at Toyota, he settled down on a property near Farnham and commuted regularly to the hospital on Main Street in Cowansville.He was well known at the hospital and extremely well versed in the intricacies … [Read more...]

Camp Garagona Gets a Lift

The Butters Foundation recently awarded a $34,000 donation to the Association Garagona in order to help them purchase 2 prefab dormitories for use this summer. The Association is in the midst of planning for major renovations to their camp infrastructure. These buildings will tide them over for the next few years. See photo below where Ron Creary … [Read more...]

Inauguration of Farm Project

The working farm project was inaugurated on Friday, June 18th, 2010. Friends and donors of the Butters Foundation were joined by representatives of the CRDI Montérégie-Est, the PDG of the Agence, Mme Claie Pagé ,and the Minister Delegate of Social Services, Mme Lise Thériault to honor the donors, pay tribute to Mrs. Pam … [Read more...]

Farm Inauguration

Communiqué Pour diffusion immédiate   Inauguration de la Ferme J. Armand Bombardier DU RÉPIT À LA CAMPAGNE POUR DES PERSONNES AYANT UNE DÉFICIENCE INTELLECTUELLE OU UN TROUBLE ENVAHISSANT DU DÉVELOPPEMENT Available only in French Longueuil, le 18 juin 2010 – La Fondation Butters, en collaboration avec le Centre de réadaptation en … [Read more...]

$ 100,000 for respite in the Brome-Missisquoi

Projet de collaboration La Fondation Butters octroie une somme de 100 000 $ pour le projet « Répit » dans la MRC de Brome-Missisquoi Longueuil, le 3 mai 2010 – Available in French only La Fondation Butters, lors de sa dernière campagne de financement, a recueilli des sommes pour contribuer financièrement aux efforts collectifs et structurés de … [Read more...]

New Donations for the Farm Project

April 14, 2010- The R. Howard Webster Foundation of Montreal  recently sent its first of 3 annual donations of $20,000 toward the Farm Project, located in Rougemont, Quebec. We would like to thank Mr. Alex Paterson, Director, for his help in securing this timely donation. The R. Howard Webster Foundation has long been a loyal supporter of our … [Read more...]

Butters $66,000 for Saint-Hyacinthe

Available in French only Communiqué Pour diffusion immédiate Projet de collaboration La Fondation Butters octroie une somme de 66 000 $ pour la création de projets novateurs à Saint-Hyacinthe Longueuil, le 8 mars 2010 –  Le CRDI Montérégie-Est (CRDIME) est fier de souligner son appui à la Fondation Butters qui entérine aujourd’hui deux … [Read more...]

Butters Homes Honours an Out-Going Director

Jean Wootton, a long-time resident of Knowlton, recently resigned from the Board of Directors of Butters Homes Inc. for health reasons, after serving for a period of close to twenty years. In the photo, she is receiving a painting created by an intellectually disabled client of the public rehab establishment in intellectual deficiency, the CRDI … [Read more...]

Don destiné à l’achat d’équipement spécialisé pour enfants handicapés

             Invitation à la presse Pour diffusion immédiate   Don destiné à l’achat d’équipement spécialisé pour enfants handicapés L’Oeuvre des Manoirs Ronald McDonald et la Fondation Butters donnent 30 000 $ au suivant… et aux familles   Available in French only   Longueuil, le 5 mai 2009 –L’Oeuvre des Manoirs Ronald McDonald (Ronald … [Read more...]