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Cochrane Foundation

The Cochrane Foundation builds and manages a permanent endowment fund for the purpose of improving the quality of life in Cochrane and district, now and forever. Our asset base is $1.5 million and we have reinvested over $899,000 back into the Cochrane community, through the good work of our 91 recipient local organizations since 1993.

MyT Invites You to the Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Futurity!

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MyT, Cochrane’s Favorite Horse, has been busy this season in the non-pro cutting circuit, winning over $7500 and the title of Novice 5000 Reserve Champion. To celebrate her big wins, all of which is matched by local businesses and donated to the Cochrane Foundation, MyT is inviting YOU to the Calgary Stampede Futurity this October 18th! Don’t miss this classic event. Limited tickets to this premium cutting Alberta event are free to our MyT friends. This is an opportunity to learn about the sport of cutting, and celebrate Cochrane’s favourite fundraising horse. Share the invited with your family and friends. Thank you Cochrane Toyota, Cochrane Dodge, Cochrane Eagle, PBA Land Development, Boothby Ranches, Triple E Ranche, and Rafter H Ranche for proving to be a ‘cut above the rest’. Your GiddyUp is appreciated! Date: Oct 18th. 5pm-9pm. Agrium Western Event Centre, Calgary Stampede park. Pick up tickets at Cochrane Dodge or Toyota.

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MyT Wins for Cochrane!

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MyTcoolsummerOn April 19, 2014, MyT, ridden by Lynn Edge (her owner) scored 73 to win the $5000 Novice Horse, Non Pro division of the ACHA cutting held at the Silver Slate Arena near Stavely Alberta. The win was worth $616.64. Then on April 20th, Guy Heintz rode MyT in the $5000 Novice Horse Open Division scoring a very fine score of 75 to win that class, worth $672.

Fall Dinner a Huge Success !

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Fall Dinner a Huge Success! Thank you to the many generous corporate and individual donors who contributed to this fundraiser. We were able to raise over $8000 to put towards Cochrane’s permament endowment fund. A special thank you to our event supporters: Philco Farms, Boothby Ranches, Roz Edge Photography, John Copithorne, John Amatt, Cochrane Art Club members, Glen Boles, Grand Avenue Pharmacy, Spray Lakes Sawmills Recreation Centre, John Thomson Real Estate, Tim Hall of shopcochrane.ca, Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation. A special thank you to Lynn Thomson for volunteering her time to organize such a wonderful event!

Glen Boles – Thank You

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After serving 8 years on the Cochrane Foundation board, fellow directors honored Glen at the Annual Fall dinner for his service to the community. Glen made contributions of time and art work over the years. A few years ago, Glen generously donated the rights for us to print his “Man of Vision” painting for Cochrane Foundation purposes. Truly, a Man of Vision himself! Thank you Glen for making Cochrane a better place. cochranefoundationsm2lrg