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Northern Savings Credit Union celebrates Credi Union Day in Prince Rupert
Northern Savings Credit Union marked National Credit Union Day by handing over $17,000 to nine Prince Rupert non-profit groups.
Pictured are Northern Savings employees Carol Roberts, very left, Vaughan New, front left, Heather MacRae, front right, and Branch Manager Stefan Delloch, very right, handing over the big $17,000 cheque to representatives of groups. From left, Jo Scott and Karen Buchanan of Fraser Street Literacy for adults accepted $2,500 for the adult life skills program, Rosa Miller of the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce accepted $1,000 for the Rising Stars Program, the Lester Centre of the Arts' Crystal Lorette took $5,000 for the riser equipment upgrade project, Stephanie Puleo of North Pacific Cannery accepted $1,000 for the 125th anniversary celebration, Bev Killbery received $1,000 on behalf of Hallowe'en Fest, the Prince Rupert Garden Club's Val Wholmes accepted $2,000 for the Sunken Gardens upgrade project, and Charles Hays Secondary School principal Sandy Pond accepted $2,000 for the student greenhouse project. Other groups to receive funding included the Oona River Community Association, which received $1,000 for the community hall upgrade, and the Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club, which received $1,000.