Representatives from more than a dozen community organizations accept their donations from the Revelstoke Credit Union at the AGM Tuesday night.

Credit Union gives back

The Revelstoke Credit Union gave out nearly $50,000 to 17 different community organizations at it’s annual general meeting on Tuesday.

The money comes from the credit unions’ Community Giving Fund. The complete list of recipients is as folows:

Revelstoke Senior Citizens Assoc – Volunteer coordinator – $3,000

Revelstoke Theatre Company – Zone festival travel exp – $1,000

Revelstoke & District Humane Society – Shelter Improvements – $3,000

Revelstoke Museum & Archives – Book project – $2,000

Friends of Mount Revelstoke & Glacier – Replace roof of bookstore – $2,000

Revelstoke Community Band – Rejuvenation & sustainability – $2,000

Community Connections – Food bank assistance – $5,000

Community Connections – Summer day camp – $5,000

Revelstoke Multicultural Society – Carousel of Nations celebration – $2,000

North Columbia Environmental Society – Downtown community garden – $1,500

Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society – Museum gift shop improvements – $2,000

Revelstoke Vintage Car Club – Show & Shine 2011 car show – $800

Revelstoke Arts Council – Concert series 2011-12 – $1,500

Revelstoke Early Childhood Development Committee – Columbia Park playground – $3,000

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy – Revelstoke family literacy program – $3,000

Royal Canadian Legion – wheelchair access – $8,000

Canadian Avalanche Centre – Avalanche safety education – $3,500

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club – Timing equipment – $2,000

TOTAL: $49,800

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