Entries by Rick Rake

Day at Danny Virtue Studio Ranch

Virtue Foundation offered an invitation to children from throughout the Lower Mainland to enjoy the Danny Virtue Studio Ranch in Mission on Aug. 23 to learn about movie-making, animal training and to enjoy a delicious barbecue.  Those who participated, including a crew from Mission Community Services Society, had many stories to tell upon their return.  […]

MCSS Sept. 29 federal all-candidates forum at Clarke Theatre

MCSS is organizing a Tuesday, Sept. 29 federal all-candidates forum brought to you by a partnership of Mission Community Services Society, Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley, Fraser Valley Child Development Centre, Mission Association for Community Living and Mission Friendship Centre. Focus is on social services issues in the region. The event is scheduled […]

MCSS and MissionFest: Terrific collaboration

Mission Community Services Society was thrilled to participate in and help coordinate the Celebration of Community block for the annual MissionFest event in downtown Mission on Aug. 15. So many people came through our booths at MCSS that we ran out of hotdogs for our Mission Food Centre/Christmas Bureau fundraiser, were completely cleaned out of […]

MY House JEEP raffle at MissionFest

  The raffle fundraiser for the MY House offroad JEEP is featured at our MCSS tent at MissionFest this Saturday (Aug. 15) during MissionFest on Main Street in Mission from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Tickets are selling for $10 each or three for $25. Mission Community Services Society’s New to Canada department co-ordinated with Mission […]

MCSS joins museum’s historic tour

When Mission Museum decided to offer its Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Mission, MCSS Settlement and Integration team invited its clients to come along and enjoy the heritage of the community.  The tour was extended from an hour to an hour and a half and everyone learned something new about their community.  Click on this […]

Legion donates $2,400 to Haven in Hollow linens

Linens for 20 beds (15 men, 5 women) at Haven in the Hollow First Stage Housing were purchased through a $2,400 donation by the Mission Legion Poppy Fun proceeds. Program manager Ed Cassia reports the purchases included fitted sheets, flat sheets, pillows, pillow cases, towels, mattress pads and covers. Thank you Mission Royal Canadian Legion […]

Those new to Canada get connected

Those new to Canada now have an opportunity to get connected in Mission through a program initiated by the Local Immigration Partnership Council formed last year at Mission Community Services Society.  Read the story about it featured in the Mission City Record.

Picnic in the Park

Date and Time: Thursday August 6th 2015 – 9.30am – 11.30am.  Subsequent Picnic in the Park is Aug. 13, same time at Waterpark at Mission Leisure Centre. An opportunity for parents to gain additional information on the transition into Kindergarten.  For those who are new to Canada, advice about cultural expectations in the Canadian school system. Refreshments provided. […]

MY House recognizes supporters

A crowd of 60 people gathered at Mission Leisure Centre June 18 to honour those donors and volunteers who are working on a project for vulnerable youth that is set to open in August. See pictures from the event on Facebook.