Past And Present Meet

By June 17, 2013Business News

The Mission Downtown Business Association (MDBA) held their annual general meeting on June 6, 2013 at Athena’s Bar & Grill where the 2013 – 2014 board of directors was elected.

Steve Yap, Belles Sports was elected President
Gemma Quiring, Goody 2 Shoes was elected Vice President
Robert Mackovic, Gold Bin was elected Treasurer
Bethan Lane, English Tarts was elected Member at Large

This executive board of directors will serve alongside:
Carlo Billinger, RexCox Menswear
Hilde Tonkens, Uncommon Thredz
Kathi Liebe, RBC Royal Bank
Lyndon Balisky, Dr. L. Balisky
Margot Greger, The Pantry
Pia Ritch, Mission Community Skills Center
Satti Grewal, Swing Optical
Tami Klassen, Magnolias on Main

“I am very excited to work with this new board of directors” remarked executive director, Ronda Cushnie. “The board of directors, the chairs of the committees and the volunteers is what truly helps make our downtown friendly and funky” she says.

Stay tuned to for community events like Missionfest on August 10, 2013 from 10 am – 5 pm where the streets are closed and vendors, entertainers and restaurants all converge to thrill and excite. Free bouncy castles, water park, car show, wine tasting, fashion show, street performers, music by Rockin’ River, you won’t want to miss this!

For more information on events in the downtown, please visit

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