Category: fundraiser

Donation to the BC Cancer Foundation from the 2019 Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital

On March 27, 2019, Jeanette Bonar, BCPA Chief Steward Lynn Bullis, and BCPA President Rob MacNeil presented Dr. Brian Thiessen of the BC Cancer Agency and Nicole Kost of the BC Cancer Foundation with a cheque for $2,353.00 for the donations to the 2019 Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital toward brain cancer…

Jori Chisholm wins the 2019 Boney Music Memorial Invitational

February 9, 2019 – Burnaby, BC – Jori Chisholm captured the 4th annual Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital, held at the Halpern Centre on the Burnaby campus of Simon Fraser University. The event raised over $2,300 for brain cancer research for the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, $1,000 of which was donated from…

Why I will be attending/watching the 2019 Boney Music Memorial Invitational – by Rob MacNeil, President, BC Pipers’ Association

10 years ago this month, my Dad died from the same brain tumor that took Andrew Bonar’s life. My Dad, who bought me my first set of pipes, who drove me to my private lessons, and who with my Mum celebrated their wedding again as part of the “Highland Wedding” ceremony created by Lt. Col…

Donation to the BC Cancer Foundation from the 2018 Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital

On May 14, 2018, Jeanette Bonar and BCPA Rob MacNeil presented Steven Rayson and Fatima Hassam of the BC Cancer Foundation with a cheque for $2,223.50 from the proceeds of the 2018 Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital toward brain cancer research. BCPA would like to thank everyone who contributed and donated to…