2015 Activity Report

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Grant of $15,000 to the Butters Foundation for a 14-station Obstacle Course at Camp Garagona

In 2015, the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation gave a grant to the Butters Foundation for the construction/installation of a 14-station obstacle course on the site of Camp Garagona in Frelighsburg. This grant was part of the ‘’From Caring to Curing” campaign of the Butters Foundation. The installation of the above mentioned obstacle … [Read more...]

2016 Massey-Vanier School Scholarship Bursaries (English Side)

Please find below the 2016 bursary winners from Massey-Vanier Sceondary School (English side) in Cowansville, QC.   From left to right, 1st photo, Bill Duke, Treasurer, Butters Foundation, & Matthew Marier, Butters Foundation scholarship winner. 2nd photo, Anne Escande (left) and Abigail Choiniére, (right), winners of the Lily … [Read more...]

Activity Report 2015

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2016 Doris Mildred Parsons Bursary Winner- Champlain Reg. College

  Due to a bequest from the Estate of Doris Mildred Parsons in 2004, the Butters Foundation has been presenting successful students in the 2nd year of the Special Care Counselling program of Champlain Regional College-Lennoxville Campus with bursaries for each of the last 10 years. Ms. Parsons was born and raised in Moe’s River and … [Read more...]

Campaign Update

The ‘’From Caring to Curing” campaign is entering its 4th & final year. Very close to $3,000,000 has been raised for modernizing the facilities at Camp Garagona in Frelighsburg, and for supporting a research project for pre-school disabled children with emerging behavioral issues. We are still $300,000 shy of reaching our campaign goal. This … [Read more...]

2015 Massey-Vanier Scholarship Bursary Awards

  This year's bursary winners were Miss Allison Lalla, winner of the Lily Butters Scholarship Bursary, (see above), and Mr. Owen Teolis, winner of the Butters Foundation Scholarship Bursary, (see below). The Treasurer of the Foundation, Mr. Bill G. Duke, was on hand to present the awards to the worthy winners. These bursaries target … [Read more...]

The 2015 Doris Mildred Parsons Bursary Winner at the CEGEP de Granby

  The contest was exceptionally difficult this past year with 4 excellent candidates selected in the preliminary round by their peers. The final selection committee, composed of three members of the Butters Foundation and 2 professors from the department, interviewed each candidate and then rendered the difficult decision. The winner, Mme … [Read more...]

Our Public Partner has been Integrated into a new Regional Establishment

In 2014, the tabling of Bill 10 by the Minister of Health & Social Services, Dr. Gaetan Barrette, signalled a vast reorganization of the public health & social service system in order to save money and streamline local decision-making. On April 1st, 2015, our traditional partner, the CRDITED de la Montérégie-Est, (a part of which was … [Read more...]

Activity Report Fall 2014

  Please consult this activity report for news on the current major campaign and other foundation news in 2014. Download the full report below.   2014 Activity Report … [Read more...]