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Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation supports local groups

The Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation handed out six grants at its AGM on June 14.  - Monica Lamb-Yorski
The Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation handed out six grants at its AGM on June 14.
— image credit: Monica Lamb-Yorski

The Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation handed out six grants at its AGM on June 14.

Recipients included the Port Edward Historical Society ($1200) for work on the manager’s house at North Pacific Historic Village, accepted by Audrey McDonald; The BC SPCA Prince Rupert ($1300) for a new shed, accepted by Manager Lindsey Vincent; The Museum of Northern British Columbia ($660) for a new website, accepted by Director Robin Weber; Lester Centre of the Arts ($1,200) to replace the box office ticket system accepted by James Carlson; Prince Rupert Special Events Society ($1000) for additional snowfall lights for the courthouse lawn accepted by board member Barb Gruber and the Regional Archives ($2700) toward shelving to house hundreds of bound volumes of the Prince Rupert Daily News and Evening Empire accepted by Archivist Jean Eiers-Page.

Presenting the cheques was foundation board member Karen Basso.

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