The cheque is part of the Canada Summer Jobs program

The cheque is part of the Canada Summer Jobs program

Receiving generous donations

Lakes District Maintenance has been sponsoring one student per summer to work at the museum for the past 17 years.

Lakes District Maintenance presented cheques to Russ Skillen, president of the Lakes District Museum Society (L-R) and Yvette Pierre (L-M), a student at the College of New Caledonia. The cheque is part of the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Lakes District Maintenance has been sponsoring one student per summer to work at the museum for the past 17 years.

Pierre is currently studying social services at the college, and will work at the museum until it closes in September.

The second cheque (not pictured) was presented to the Village of Burns Lake’s recreation programmer, Kathleen Milianzzo for $500 to fund the village’s summer programs.