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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.
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.