many for the very first time. What a pleasure to see their excitement at the pos-
sibilities that lie ahead! Later that same week I had opportunity to drop a few
over the preceding week. Certainly it had been a week of new relationships, like those we
talked about in the last issue of the
each and every one of them will live forever. That's right, immortality. The Holy Grail.
take in the service of another, no matter how small, releases a part of your being into eter-
nity, which can never again be caged by your mortality. This service of humanity is often
referred to as philanthropy. Mount Allison has a long history of inspiring philanthropy,
and on the pages ahead you will read of one of the great philanthropists of our age, the
late Wallace McCain ('52). Through a lifetime of hard work he expanded his personal
capacity to give a thousand fold. You will find his name on our beautiful student centre.
Certainly, for those who knew him, the sight of that building will evoke fond memories
of a good friend. For those who did not know Wallace, the sight of his name on that build-
ing will inspire them to go out into the world and live a life in service to others, just as he
did. And that is a far greater legacy than the building itself.
and philanthropy for size: such as journalism with the
opportunities to give which exist within our broader communities. The best part?
It's never too late to start. Whether it's time, money, or mentorship, unleash your inner
philanthropist and enjoy your well-deserved immortality.
David Rose ('90)
Tel: 506-364-2348 Fax: 506-364-2262
and friends of Mount Allison with the University, through effective commu-
nication, events, and special initiatives.
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