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Scholarship

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

Doris M. Avery

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.

Mummenschanz in Philadelphia

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.

John Aegerter

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

Alden Leavenworth

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.  

Happy New Year 2020!

Luciano Mueller, President Josie Burri, Vice-President Diana Larisgoitia, Director Dolf Herger, Secretary/Treasurer

Fall Reception featuring Swiss musician Etienne Abelin

The Board of Directors of The Maurice Rohrbach Fund for Swiss-American Cultural Exchange and Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Philadelphia Christine Pfister cordially invite you to a special reception on Saturday, October 13, 2018, 4:00 – 6:00PM, at The Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. Please join us for wine, hors d’oeuvres, … Continue Reading