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Galaxy Motors Foundation – Letters of Thanks

Charity & Community Events @ Galaxy Motors

We participate in community events and local charities as a way of saying thanks to Vancouver Island residents for supporting our used car dealerships for over 30 years.

Galaxy Motors Foundation of Community Initiatives

The Galaxy Motors Foundation of Community Initiatives, in its first year of running, was a great success and we’ve been collecting letters of thanks from both the schools and students.

Letters of Thanks

Thank you to everyone who took the time to send in letters/cards. Below are some of the awesome letters and touching thank you cards we’ve received.

NIC Foundation – Oct. 21st 2016

NIC Foundation logo

On behalf of the North Island College Foundation Board, would like to extend my sincere appreciation and gratitude for your Support of NC Students through the Galaxy Motors Bursaries.

As a direct result of the generosity of individuals, families and Organizations in Our Communities, nearly 400 North Island College students received in excess of $285,000 in bursaries and Scholarships this year.

Thank you for your Continued support of the North Island College Foundation and Our Students.


Erin Petersen Development Officer
North Island College Foundation
2300 Ryan Road, Courtenay, BC
V9N 8N6 250-334-5000 ext, 4267

Vancouver Island University – Sept. 8th 2016


NIC Foundation – Oct. 21st 2016

NIC Foundation logo

North Island College Foundation is pleased to inform you of this year’s recipients of the Galaxy Motors Bursaries.

Adult Upgrading Comox Valley – Shi-Anne Cheung
Shi-Anne loves Cooking and Started her education to become a professional Cook. After Completing Adult Basic Education upgrading Courses and the Cook program, various circumstances lead her to pursue a career as a medical Sonographer. Shi-Anne will Continue her education at NIC upgrading and taking the prerequisites to qualify for this program. She wants to provide people with a positive ultrasound experience. Shi-Anne also enjoys playing basketball and helped with events with the Youth 4 Diversity program.

Adult Upgrading Comox Valley – Mataya Windle
Mataya is a mature student from the Comox Valley. She has been taking many Adult Basic Education Courses Over the years to qualify for the HealthCare Assistant program. Her goal is to further her education in the field of Rehab Assistant Therapy or Activity Assistant. Mataya is part of an auditioned choir that performs throughout the Community and she volunteers for a local children’s choir. She also enjoys being active with biking and hiking.

Automotive Technician Campbell River – Mitch Kirk
After living on his own for a few years, Mitch will be living with his family to help him pursue his education in automotive. He is starting the Automotive Service Technician Foundation Certificate program at the Campbell River Campus. Mitch plans to apprentice at local dealership and work towards his Red Seal certification. His long term goal is to own his own shop. In his spare time, Mitch enjoys reading non-fiction, is passionate about music, plays the guitar, and is interested in small electronics repairs.

Automotive Technician Campbell River – Matthew Leach
Matthew is starting the Automotive Service Technician Foundation Certificate program at the Campbell River Campus. He has worked on vehicles for the past ten years, and now wishes to formalize his knowledge With his Red Seal Certification. Matthew would like to own his own business and provide other apprentices the opportunity to learn the trade. He is a Strong believer of people helping people and he is always assisting others where he can. Matthew is a single parent of one child who has special medical needs.

Student Letters & Cards

The cards from students were really cool! Here’s a few examples that made it all the way back to us at the dealership.

Thank you card from Thomas Flegel thank-you card thank-you card 2

We had some problems with the images that were passed along but wanted to include these as recognition of the outstanding effort.

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