North Peace Savings Voted Best Financial Institution Celebrates by Giving Back to Communities

Fort St John, BC, November 23rd, 2011

North Peace Savings and Credit Union (NPSCU) has recently been awarded "Best Financial Institution" in the 2011 People's Choice Awards- as voted by community members in Fort St. John and the surrounding area. To celebrate this honor, NPSCU is making several charitable donations in the three communities in which it serves:

  • Fort St. John, where donations will be made to the Salvation Army Food Bank, the Fort St John Women's Resource Society, the Fort St. John Salvation Army Hamper Project and the North Peace Branch of the BC SPCA.
  • Fort Nelson, where donations will be made to the Fort Nelson Christmas Hamper Project.
  • Hudson's Hope, where donations will be made to the Hudson's Hope Lions Club, for their local community Christmas dinner, and Silver Willow Court.

Added CEO Mitchel Chilcott "We are extremely proud that our hard work and committment has been noticed and recognized in the Fort St. john area. I am thrilled that we are celebrating by giving back, as we are deeply invested in our communities.

Giving isn't just a once a year thing for us, or some kind of corporate policy. It's at the heart of everything we do. We are always looking for new ways to give back to improve the quality of life in our communities, especially at this time of need."

Non-profits that NPSCU is supporting in December, 2011 were selected by employees in Fort St. John, Fort Nelson and Hudson's Hope.

About North Peace Savings and Credit Union

North Peace Savings and Credit Union is a full-service financial organization offering banking, commercial, investment and insurance products. Located in Northeast British Columbia, North Peace Savings has proudly served the North for 64 years and is committed to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the communities in which it operates. NPSCU has three branches, a financial planning office, over 10,500 members and was recently recognized in the area as the People's Choice winner of "Best Financial Institution, 2011".