Grants & Scholarships approved:
- 12 scholarships totaling
$4,700 to graduating RSS students.
- 16 grants totaling $20,975 to
local charitable organizations.
Chair Elected by Board of Directors:
Kevin Lavelle, an active
director of the Foundation, was appointed Chair at the June Board of
Directors meeting. Kevin replaces retiring Chair, Jon Healey, who will
continue on as a director for the Foundation.
Earl Campbell has once again
challenged donors to the Foundation to match his family’s $4,500
donation by December 31. These donations will be designated to a
Scholarship Fund for local students pursuing post secondary education in
academic, vocational or trades training.
Vancouver Foundation Challenge:
We have been successful in
raising $50,000 in community endowment funds for the 12 month period
ending August 2003 to receive a $5,000 grant from the Vancouver
Foundation to fund local capacity building projects. This challenge will
once again be issued for the period October 1, 2003 to September 30,
Anyone wishing to make a
donation to the Foundation is asked to contact either Geoff Battersby or
Debra Wozniak at the Enterprise Centre or phone (250)837-5345.
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