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Valley First for BrainTrust

Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, is providing continued funding to BrainTrust Canada’s “E-BrainTrust” program to support innovative education and prevention initiatives for concussion and brain injury throughout the Okanagan. This investment in education allows BrainTrust to increase its community presence, strengthen its tools, and increase the quality of its programs.
“We are pleased to continue this partnership with BrainTrust Canada that allows them to continue to focus on education for diverse audiences, both in the area of supporting those with brain injury and concussion, as well as prevention” says President Paulo Araujo.  “It’s programs like this that really help our members and communities thrive.”
“Investing in education is so important to bring awareness to the community about concussion and brain injury,” says Mona Hennenfent, CEO of BrainTrust Canada. “We are the only organization that supports those with brain injury in the Okanagan, and this funding allows us to do some more to improve the lives of those with concussion or brain injury, as well as prevention for youth who are at the greatest risk for injury.”
About BrainTrust Canada
BrainTrust Canada’s mission is to bring the issue of brain injury to the forefront, maximize the potential of those who have been affected by brain injury, as well as to reduce preventable brain injuries.  Visit www.braintrustcanada.com for more information on the organization, follow us on Twitter: @braintrustCAD or like us at facebook.com/braintrustcanada
About Valley First
Valley First is a premier provider of banking, investment and insurance services for residents and businesses in the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys. As a division of First West Credit Union, B.C.'s third-largest credit union with 53 branches and 39 insurance offices throughout the province, Valley First brings innovative products, an extensive branch network and local decision making to the banking experience. Visit valleyfirst.com for more information. Follow us: Twitter: @valley_first and Facebook:  www.facebook.com/valleyfirst

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