Dawson Co-op establishes new NLC Foundation Award

The Dawson Co-op, a business which has served the Dawson Creek community for over 80 years, recently established the Dawson Co-op Adult Basic Education Award through the Northern Lights College Foundation.

The Coop is no stranger to supporting the local community. In 2002, the Dawson Co-op donated over $40,000 to more than 160 community organizations and events. In addition, the Co-op provides space in their mall for non-profit groups to sell tickets, and they are active in a number of community events including the annual fall fair pancake breakfast.

This Dawson Co-op Adult Basic Education Award is valued at $500 and will be given annually to a student enrolled in the second semester of the Adult Basic Education program at Northern Lights College. The main criteria for this award is financial need.

For more information on this and other awards administered by the NLC Foundation, contact Donna Kane, NLC Foundation executive director,

ph 250-784-7613, email dkane@nlc.bc.ca.