On November 3, 2011 Kootenay Insurance in keeping with their commitment to plant a tree for every property sold , presented a cheque in the amount of $4,000 representing 6000 trees planted in the ground ! John Sullivan CEO of Kootenay Insurance together with Hilda Jarratt Branch manager Nelson presented the cheque to Larry Hanlon Regional Forest Practices Specialist with the BC Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations .
Visit the Trail Branch of Kootenay Insurance Services on any given Friday and you’ll notice the employees wearing their KIS shirts. Each Friday throughout the year participating employees pay $2 to dress casually . This year $700 was raised and used to donate Christmas gifts and food to Sanctuary Trail (www.sanctuarytrail.org). Sanctuary Trail is a safe and nurturing centre for pre-teens in the City of Trail.