The Real Estate Foundation of BC recently donated $10,000 to Selkirk College in support of scholarships and bursaries for students in the Geographic Information Systems, Integrated Environmental Planning Technology and Recreation, Fish and Wildlife Technology programs. Don Selby, Office Manager of Caldwell Banker in Nelson and Representative of the Foundation (left), presented the cheque to Joyce Buckler, Donor Services Coordinator at Selkirk College (right). In the past 21 years, the Real Estate Foundation has approved over 1400 grants totalling $54 million in communities throughout BC. Last year alone, six grants totalling $373,267 were awarded for projects initiated by Kootenay Real Estate Board area organizations.
Photo Credit: Carrie Voysey
First published on October 21, 2009