BC HYDRO TRADES & SKILLED TRAINING ABORIGINAL AWARD DEADLINE!

BC HYDRO TRADES & SKILLED TRAINING ABORIGINAL AWARD DEADLINE!
The BC Hydro Trades & Skilled Training Aboriginal Award program is provided by BC Hydro to assist qualifying individuals for payment of tuition and other expenses up to $5,000 in respect of certain programs at Northern Lights College. Additional funding to cover living expenses may be available based on financial need and personal circumstances. This Award program focuses on increasing participation in trades training and supporting the development of skilled workers in northeast British Columbia.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
June 30, 2013: for students entering a program in September 2013
November 30, 2013: for students entering a program in January/February 2014

CONTACT:
Financial Aid Officer, Fort St. John Campus
Email: fsj_student_services@nlc.bc.ca

Rachel Thompson
Financial Aid Officer Fort Nelson Campus
Telephone: 250-774-2741
Email: rthompson@nlc.bc.ca

Billie-Jo Crandall
Financial Aid Officer Dawson Creek Campus
Telephone: 250-784-7604
Email: bcrandal@nlc.bc.ca

Kathy Hecker
Financial Aid Officer Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge Campuses
Telephone: 250-788-2248
Email:khecker@nlc.bc.ca

Friday June 21st National Aboriginal Day

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Tawnshi Kiyawow to all. This Friday we will celebrate National

Aboriginal Day in Canada. However in every community there will

be events, activities and celebration to share in our culture

and heritage. I encourage you all to attend any event scheduled

in the great Metis Region of Thompson Okanagan and the chartered

communities within; Merritt/Ashcroft, Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Vernon,

Kelowna, Penticton, Grand Forks and especially the gathering

June 21-22-23 in Falkland.

Metis Community Services Society of BC June Calendar of Events

June 2013

Métis Community Services Society of BC
#201-2949 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1W1
Ph: 250-868-0351, Fx: 250-868-0359, Toll Free: 1-877-965-6237
Website: http://www.mcsbc.org, Email: admin@mcsbc.org

Saturday June 1 6th ANNUAL ROOTS CELEBRATION Armstrong Fairgrounds

Sunday June 2 6th ANNUAL ROOTS CELEBRATION Armstrong Fairgrounds

Tuesday June 4 Métis Womens’ Circle 2:00-3:30pm

Kelowna Métis Assoc. Open 9:30am – 4:00pm

Tuesday June 11 Kelowna Métis Assoc. Open 9:30am – 4:00pm

Tuesday June 18 Kelowna Métis Assoc. Open 9:30am – 4:00pm

Friday June 21 NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY
Stuart Park: 4-8pm
1414 Water St. *pls bring a lawnchair

Saturday June 22 METIS GATHERING
Falkland Rodeo Grounds: June 21-23
For info email: metisgathering@gmail.com

Sudnay June 23 METIS GATHERING
Falkland Rodeo Grounds: June 21-23
For info email: metisgathering@gmail.com

Tuesday June 25
Kelowna Métis Assoc. Open 9:30am – 4:00pm
Adult Drum Circle 5:00-6:30pm

SOSMA MEETING WITH MNBC WOMEN’S CHAIR CLARA DAL COL

SOUTH OKANAGAN SIMILKAMEEN METIS ASSOCIATION – PENTICTON BC

There will be a meeting with Clara Dalcol who is the Metis Nation of BC Provincial Women’s Representative on Thursday June 6. We will meet at the Bufflehead Bistro at the Lakeside Resort at 5:30 pm. I hope you can make it. We will have a chance to find out what other Metis women are doing across BC.

President: Marlene Cox Bishop