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Credit union helps homeless in Terrace
CREDIT UNION WEEK Oct. 15-19 was celebrated at the Northern Savings Credit Union branch in Terrace by distributing $15,000 to a wide variety of community organizations.
Credit union board chair Nirmal Parmar, a Terrace resident, noted the contributions made by community organizations.
“On behalf of the board and employees, I want you to know how much we value the work that you do that is enriching the lives of our communities.” he said.
One of the groups to receive money was the Terrace and District Community Services Society represented by Jeanette Anderson.
The society received $2,500 in support of shelter and food program for homeless people. The society also seeks to connect people to services.
Each of the Northern Savings Credit Union's branches distributes $15,000 a year.
Here is the full list of groups receiving money this year:
Here is the list of the recipients and the amount that they are receiving.
The Terrace and District Community Service received $2500.
Terrace Crime Stoppers Society received $1,000.
Terrace Old Age Pensioners Assoc. received $1500.
My Recreational Mountain Co-operative received $1,000.
The Terrace Art Association received $600.
The Terrace 3 Breed Classic Horse Show received $500.
Caledonia Secondary School received $,1500.
The Skeena Valley Fall Fair received $2,000.
Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair received $750.
The Northwest Science and Innovation Society received $1,000.
The 747 Unicorn Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron received $500.
The Terrace Biathlon group received $1,000.
Terrace Search & Rescue received $1,150.