Saluting examples of achievement

Alliance for Literacy tips the collective hat to individuals moving the effort forward.



Congratulations to all of Castlegar’s Champions for Literacy! They were acknowledged at a recent Champions event on June 24 and include: Shirley Martin, Sharon Nazaroff, Lorraine Deans, Patrick Kinghorn, Nicole Weber, Dr. Myler Wilkinson, Kay Ross, Tina Chau, Eleanor Elstone, Olga Jacinto, Lynnene Lewis, June Van Arendonk, Antoinette Halberstadt, Bruce Nelson, Zoe Buchan, Megan Read, Lani Green, Laura Zaytsoff, and Jim Chapman.

Interior Health received CBAL’s Partner in Learning Award for their long standing partnership with the Books for Babies program and their active involvement on the Community Literacy Advisory Committee. Congratulations to all of our wonderful public health nurses!

“Public Health Nurses feel honoured to accept this award and are pleased to have the chance to work with a great organization such as Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy,” said Denise Talarico – PHN Interior Health on, and of the occasion. “The link between Literacy and Health is a strong one and we are excited to be able to participate  in such  upstream work.”