NORTHERN Savings Credit Union employee Jo-Ann Buhr

Shames chairlift improvements aided

Northern Savings Credit Union in Terrace makes a donation

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.

My Mountain Co-op, the non-profit group about to begin its second season of operating the Shames Mountain ski development west of Terrace, received a $1,000 donation.

It will be used to help make improvements to the Shames chair lift.

Parmar noted the efforts of the co-op in ensuring there was ski and snowboard facility in the area.

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.