The staff at the Nelson and District Credit Union are celebrating Jersey Day and raising funds for KidSport.

UPDATED: It’s Jersey Day in Nelson

In conjunction with National Sports Day on Saturday, Friday November 29 is Jersey Day. Businesses are wearing jerseys and raising funds.

  • Nov. 29, 2013 7:00 p.m.

It’s Jersey Day and businesses in Nelson are wearing their favourite sports jerseys at work to help celebrate.

The staff at the Nelson and District Credit Union and Kootenay Insurance Services, a subsidiary, decided to wear their jerseys and to donate $5 to KidSport. The companies Community Investment Program matched the staff contribution, raising $330 on Friday morning.

Other local businesses are also participating in the day-long event/fundraiser.

Other participating businesses who took part include:

 

Ted Allen’s Jewellery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and

Mallard’s Source for Sports

and

Students and staff from Trafalgar middle school participated, including this Grade 7  crew

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Indoor pools in RDCK to reopen Oct. 13

Pools have been closed by the pandemic since March 16

Books for Kids fundraiser celebrates 10 years

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy’s annual campaign is in partnership with Black Press

Pandemic a growing, learning experience for young Argenta musician

Tenise Marie will perform Oct. 3 at the Capitol Theatre

Trial of RCMP officer begins in Nelson’s Capitol Theatre

Jason Tait is charged with manslaughter after an incident in 2015

105 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death as health officials urge B.C. to remember safety protocols

There are currently 1268 active cases, with 3,337 people under public health monitoring

B.C. nurses report rise in depression, anxiety, exhaustion due to pandemic

A new UBC study looks into how the COVID-19 response has impacted frontline nurses

National child-care plan could help Canada rebound from COVID-induced economic crisis: prof

A $2 billion investment this year could help parents during second wave of pandemic

Search suspended for Indigenous elder last seen mushroom picking in northwest B.C.

Mushroom picker Thomas (Tommy) Dennis has been missing since Sept. 16

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

16 MLAs retiring from B.C. politics add up to $20M in pensions: Taxpayers Federation

Taxpayers pay $4 for every dollar MLAs contribute to their pensions

‘Bonnie’ and ‘Henry’ among latest litter of service dog puppies

B.C. Alberta Guide Dogs names two pups after provincial health officer

Zero new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health

Five cases remain linked to an outbreak at Calvary Chapel in Kelowna

Most Read