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.