ONE WEEK LEFT TO SUBMIT NOMINATION!
You have only one week left
to submit your nominations for the 21st anniversary of annual celebration of women which is being held on October 15th, 2016.
Women to be honoured at the event will be selected from nominations and we need your help in identifying potential honourees. Within your organization or business there are undoubtedly women who are inspirational to others through their achievements at home, work and /or the community. We encourage you to use a nomination form to let us know who they are. Click here to download a form
For additional information, please contact the Community Archivist, Val Billesberger, by calling 604 820-2621 (Thursdays or Friday afternoons only) or send an email
SUMMER JOB AT ARCHIVES
The Mission Community Archives is currently accepting applications from students aged 15 to 30 years of age for a paid summer position: Public Programs Assistant.
Please note that the staffing of this position is conditional upon the approval of a grant application submitted to the Canada Summer Jobs Program. For more details about the job and eligibility requirements please view job postings
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Our new weekly feature on our Facebook page - Blast From the Past
- is proving to be extremely popular. Since the themed based post was first launched on January 12, the reach by the end of March had exceeded 33,000! This coming week concludes posts featuring The Arts and Artists
in Mission. Be sure to visit our Facebook
to learn about our community's storied past and watch for our May Blast From the Past
posts - the theme is sports and leisure.
NEW STREET STORY
There is a NEW
street story on our website....You can find out the story behind the street named Henry Avenue in Hatzic here
MISSION'S 100 EXTRORDINARY WOMEN
about the remarkable lives of women whose records have been acquired by the archives. This week find out about Doreen Phelps
- a dedicated and tireless community volunteer who was honoured for her special contributions in 2003 through the Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
At the Mission Community Archives volunteers of all ages play a significant role working with a trained professional to preserve and make accessible Mission's documentary heritage.
The archivist welcomes individuals with a passion for history and the community who would be interested in helping with the archives programs and services. Visit the archives this upcoming week or please email
the Archivist, Val Billesberger, to find out about the broad range of volunteer opportunities.