The Founding Father of the New Helvetic Society, Consul Maurice Rohrbach, passed away in late 1981. Dr. Alfred “Fredy” Zweidler, to honor Mr. Rohrbach and his tireless involvement with the Swiss communities, proposed to the Council of the New Helvetic Society (NHS), to establish a Cultural Fund that would strengthen the cultural interaction between Swiss … Continue Reading
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The Board of Directors of the Maurice Rohrbach Fund invites all Swiss and friends of Switzerland in the Greater Philadelphia area to enjoy a guided tour of Meret Oppenheim: “My Exhibition” at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan, followed by a Reception generously hosted by Consul General of Switzerland Niculin Jaeger at his … Continue Reading
The MRF is pleased to partner with the Swiss Benevolent Society of New York, starting January 1, 2021, with an annual contribution to a special SBS Merit Scholarship for university or college students in the fields of the Arts, Cultures, or Social Sciences. Individuals of Swiss descent may apply for the scholarship directly through the … Continue Reading
The Board of the MRF wishes you Good Health and Happiness in the Year ahead!
The Board of Directors are saddened to inform you that our Contributing Member Mrs. Doris M. Avery passed away on November 19, 2017. The directors extend sincere condolences to her Family.
The directors of the MRF offer free children’s tickets and discounted adult (accompanying children) tickets to the show on February 16, 2020. Please contact Luciano Mueller (President@mauricerohrbachfund.org) or Fred Gillespie (Secretary@mauricerohrbachfund.org) for more information and reserve your tickets. Happy New Year.
The Board of Directors are saddened to inform you that our Founding Member Mr. John Aegerter passed away on July 12, 2019 just a few days short of his 90th birthday. The directors extend sincere condolences to Mrs. Helen Phillips who cared for him for many years. Obituary
The Founding Members and Board of Directors are saddened to inform you that our Founding Member Mr. Alden Leavenworth passed away on April 13, 2019. The directors extend sincere condolences to Mrs. Jeannine Leavenworth and her family.