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BRCF Awards $1,050 to Camrose Neighbor Aid Center

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $1,050 grant to the Camrose Neighbor Aid Centre Inc. for the Camrose Food Bank. Battle River Community Foundation Director Ben Paulson presents the cheque to Jo-Anne Tweed, Program Director for Camrose Neighbor Aid...

BRCF Awards $4,550 to the Camrose Association for Community Living

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $4,550 grant to the Camrose Association for Community Living. Battle River Community Foundation Board Chairman Kevin Gurr presents the cheque to Robin Good, Chief Executive Officer for the Association. The grant is to...

BRCF Awards $3,550 to the Camrose Open Door Association

The Battle River Community Foundation recently awarded $3,550 in grants to the Camrose Open Door Association. Battle River Community Foundation Treasurer Neil Lunty presents the cheque to Morgan Shott, Regional Director of the Association. The grants are from income...

Paying Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Mr. Ken Drever

The Battle River Community Foundation is honoured to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Mr. Ken Drever, who passed away on August 29, 2022 at the age of 92 years. Ken was well known throughout east central Alberta, having been raised in the Hardisty area as well as...

BRCF Awards $2,500 to the Camrose & Area Animal Shelter Society

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $2,500 grant to the Camrose & Area Animal Shelter Society. Battle River Community Foundation Director Rob Hauser presents the cheque to Sherry Lafortune, President of the Society. The grant is from income earned by...

BRCF Awards $10,000 to The Camrose Association for Community Living

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to The Camrose Association for Community Living. Battle River Community Foundation Chairman Kevin Gurr presents the cheque to Stacey Olstad, Program Director of The Association. The grant is from the Kevin...

BRCF Awards $13,450 to the Camrose and District Boys and Girls Club

The Battle River Community Foundation recently awarded a $13,450 grant to the Camrose and District Boys and Girls Club to support the Club’s after school, mentoring and leadership programs.  Battle River Community Foundation Director Rob Hauser presents the cheque to...

BRCF Awards $10,000 to the Camrose Women’s Shelter Society

The Battle River Community Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to the Camrose Womens’ Shelter Society to support the Society’s therapy program for outreach clients.  Battle River Community Foundation Secretary Stephen Kambeitz presents the cheque to Nora-Lee...

BRCF Awards $1,200 to Camrose Neighbor Aid

The Battle River Community Foundation recently awarded a $1,200 grant to Camrose Neighbor Aid to support the Food Bank.  Battle River Community Foundation Director Carol Rollheiser presents the cheque to JoAnne Tweed, Neighbor Aid Executive Director. The grant is from...

BRCF Awards $7,000 Grant to Changing Ways

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $7,000 grant to Changing Ways (formerly called the Family Violence Action Society). Battle River Community Foundation Past Chair Blain Fowler presents the cheque to Shannon Stolee, Program Director. The grant is from...

BRCF Grants $8,500 to the Association of Communities Against Abuse

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded an $8,500 grant to the Association of Communities Against Abuse. Battle River Community Foundation Director Ben Paulson presents the cheque to Jenny Ofrim, Program Manager in the Camrose Office while Stephanie Hadley,...

BRCF Awards $1,800 to KidSport Camrose

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $1,800 grant to KidSport Camrose. Battle River Community Foundation Director Leon Lohner presents the cheque to Trevor Vinet, a member of the KidSport Camrose Board. The grant is from income from the Bob and Margaret...

BRCF Awards $12,650 to the Camrose Public Library

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $12,650 grant to the Camrose Public Library. Battle River Community Foundation Past Chairman Blain Fowler presents the cheque to Alyssa Martin, Library Director. The grant is from the Ross and Denise Irving Fund which...

BRCF Grants $3,000 to Habitat for Humanity

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $3,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity Camrose. Battle River Community Foundation Director Leon Lohner presents the cheque to Cody McCarroll, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Camrose. The grant is from investment...

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