Wednesday, July 2, 2014

KASLO BRANCH: Fundraising BBQ for Trust for Kids

On Saturday, July 26, our Kaslo Branch is hosting a fundraising BBQ in support of Trust for Kids.  Please join us for lunch and help us help the Trust continue to provide financial help for children requiring medical treatment outside the community.

For more information, please contact the branch at 250-353-2217 or

Thursday, June 26, 2014

CENTRALIZED LENDING: Salvation Army Fundraising Raffle

Get ready for summer BBQ season! Our Centralized Lending Department is currently selling raffle tickets for the chance to win an M&M Meat Shops Prize Pack, a Margarita Basket or a Camping Chair, with all proceeds from the raffle supporting the Greater Trail Salvation Army’s Christmas Family Sponsorship Program. 

Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10, and are available at our Trail Branch reception desk or by calling 250.368.2882.

Prize draw will take place on Friday, August 1st. Get your tickets today, before they're gone!

Questions? Please contact 250.368.2882, or email at

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Monday, June 23, 2014

NEW DENVER: Fundraising BBQ for Hospice Society

On Friday, July 4, our New Denver Branch is hosting a fundraising BBQ in support of the New Denver Hospice Society.

The goal of the Hospice Society is to initiate and follow through with measures to improve the quality of life for persons in the community who are terminally ill. Care, support and follow-up are also provided for families.

Please join us for lunch and help us help the Hospice Society meet their goals. 

For more information, please contact the branch at 250-358-2217 or

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Announcing New Community Foundation Grants & Awards

At Kootenay Savings, we take great pride in serving the Kootenays.  We love living and working here.  And one of the many things that make this region so great is its people.  That's why we are thrilled to announce the distribution of $60,000 in new grant funding, as part of our Community Foundation's most recent granting cycle.

In all, fourteen diverse and dedicated groups from throughout the region will benefit, and we are excited to partner with each of them to help our local communities continue to flourish and grow.
To learn more about each group and their respective projects, please click on the names listed above.

Along with the new grants, the Community Foundation is also rewarding local high school and post-secondary students for their commitment to community, education and leadership by distributing $35,000 in education awards and $2,600 in camp sponsorships.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Castlegar Community Appreciation Day

Join us on Friday, June 6th for Community Appreciation Day at our Crossroads Financial Centre!

They'll be a Fundraising BBQ featuring the Kal-Tire “Kal-BQ” from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm to raise funds for the Castlegar & District Community Services Better at Home Program. 

To welcome our Castlegar Downtown members to their new branch, we'll also be hosting an all day Open House, featuring door prizes, games and refreshments.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Selkirk Saints Youth Golf Camp

FORE!  The Selkirk Saints Athletic program at Castlegar’s Selkirk College campus is gearing up for their 10th Annual Youth Golf Camp, running July 14-18, 2014.
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This camp that has quickly become the best and most unique of its kind in British Columbia.  If you know of any youth (ages 7-17) who could benefit from a week of instruction, training and fun, please visit to learn more.

Also, be sure to check out the scholarship application and nomination forms Selkirk has online. The camp organizers recognize that the cost of summer sports camps is often challenging, so they have worked diligently to setup what is quickly becoming an extensive scholarship offering.

Scholarship applications and all other camp info can be found at