Students helping students

Terrace city councillor Bruce Bidgood makes a $100 contribution to the Northwest Community College
Terrace city councillor Bruce Bidgood makes a $100 contribution to the Northwest Community College's Social Service Worker (SSW) program's Community Development fund. Anyone who donates more than $75 will get a print like this one he received. 
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Social Services Work program students at Northwest Community College have taken the initiative to start a bursary.

The students went to the last city council meeting and city councillor Bruce Bidgood pledged to make a donation to the Community Development fund.  This is an initiative to create a bursary for future students in the SSW program.

A number of contributors have given to the fund and Bidgood received a print, which those who donate more than $75 will get, he said.

"It really is a good cause," said Bidgood.

"Students helping students in need to complete a Social Service Worker certificate or diploma."

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