Northern Savings Credit Union handed out $15,000 to Prince Rupert community groups today to mark Credit Union Day.
The biggest recipient was the Loyal Order of the Moose, which received $5,000, while the Sea Cadets received $3,5000. The City of Prince Rupert’s Everybody Gets to Play fund was given $2,000, the Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club was given $1,500.
Organizers of Halloween Fest received $1,000 for the festivities on October 31 and AFFNO, the Association des Fracophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest) also received $1,000. THe Kaien Anti-Poverty Society received $500, as did the Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church pre-school.
As well as local sponsorship, Northern Savings Credit Union has partnered with other credit unions in northern BC to assist in a five year funding project for the Northwest cancer treatment facility, located in Prince George.
Look for more on this story in the October 26 Prince Rupert Northern View.