NORTHERN Savings Credit Union Terrace board member Ann Peltier

Credit union helps with thrifty meals

Happy Gang Centre in Terrace gets help with kitchen improvements

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.

Parmar praised the Terrace Old Age Pensioners Association for its thrifty meals, saying it gave him pleasure to present Lisa Zorn and Diana Penner from the group with a cheque for $1,500.

It will be used to make improvements in the association’s kitchen located at the Happy Gang Centre.

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.