Vancouver, BC – The BC Métis Federation announced our first ever membership contest in January 2015 where the individual or partner community or organization that submitted the most BC Métis Federation member applications would win $1000.00. This week BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce that the Skeena River Métis Community Association (SRMCA) from Terrace has won the contest. SRMCA submitted over 25 member’s applications in March.
BC Métis Federation President Henry stated, “Congratulations to our partners in Terrace for the efforts to participate in this new and innovative contest. Thank you to President Elizabeth Pearce and her board for the efforts. This is a great way BC Métis Federation can reinvest into Métis communities. ”
BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded, “I also acknowledge everyone that participated as we had several individual families apply and as well as other organizations. This contest was extremely successful and thank you to all. Given the overwhelming success BC Métis Federation board members will be considering another membership contest in the near future. However today the BC Métis Federation board thanks everyone and congratulate SRMCA. The cheque will be sent this week to our friends in Terrace and congrats President Pearce!”
Keith Henry, President
BC Métis Federation
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