Representatives from the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), Black Press and Kootenay Savings Credit Union (KSCU) gathered to celebrate the 2018 Books for Kids campaign. Thank you also to Blue Sky Clothing Company, Columbia Valley Credit Union, East Kootenay Community Credit Union, Nelson & District Credit Union, Revelstoke Credit Union and Grand Forks Credit Union for generously supporting the campaign. We would also like to thank local businesses, organizations and community members for their generosity. To date, our communities have raised over $25,000. From the left; Aron Burke KSCU Community Liaison, Desneiges Profili CBAL Executive Director, Alana Murdoch CBAL Regional Program Manger, Eric Lawson Black Press Regional Publisher.

Over $25,000 raised for Columbia Basin literacy

Success for 2018 Books for Kids campaign

Success for 2018 Books for Kids campaign

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