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Northwest BC science group aided

NORTHERN Savings Credit Union Terrace director Ann Peltier, left, with credit union chair Nirmal Parmar, also from Terrace, Northwest Science and Innovation Society executive director Christine Slanz and credit union employee Liz Wade. A $1,000 donation was presented to the city. - STAFF PHOTO
NORTHERN Savings Credit Union Terrace director Ann Peltier, left, with credit union chair Nirmal Parmar, also from Terrace, Northwest Science and Innovation Society executive director Christine Slanz and credit union employee Liz Wade. A $1,000 donation was presented to the city.
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PURSUING THE twin goals of science and innovation in northwestern BC is the aptly-named Northwest Science and Innovation Society.

Based in Terrace its job is to foster a culture of innovation in the region and emphasize the role science can take in the area.

The task was recognized with through a donation of $1,000 by the Northwest Savings Credit Union's Terrace branch during Credit Union Week, Oct. 15-19.

Each of the four credit union branches within the Northern Savings network received $15,000 to distribute.

Credit union 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.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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