(L-R) Chad Hansen of the Kootenay Music Awards and sponsor Nelson Brewing Company

Kootenay Music Awards legacy now official

Sponsorship money leftover from the Kootenay Music Awards is going into a fund to benefit local musicians.

Sponsorship money leftover from the Kootenay Music Awards is going into a fund to benefit local musicians.

Last week $2,400 was deposited into a Nelson and District Credit Union account that will be facilitated by Kootenay Co-op Radio. Musicians will be invited to submit applications this fall with $200 to $300 being doled out at a time.

On hand to celebrate the scholarship were (L-R) Chad Hansen of the Kootenay Music Awards and sponsor Nelson Brewing Company, Nelson Star publisher Chuck Bennett (major sponsor), credit union community relations manager Tom Atkins and KCR’s station manager Jay Hannley.

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