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Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Donation

Tim Hortons’ franchise owner Kelly Moores, center, was pleased to join his staff in presenting a $5,500 cheque to Fiona Harris (left) of the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. These were the proceeds from the recent Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign, which Kelly Moores donated to the Foundation to help with the purchase of much-needed priority equipment to enhance the care of patients and residents of Shuswap health care facilities and services. The Shuswap Hospital Foundation is truly grateful for this tremendous support from Tim Hortons. Also present were, from left, Kathy Edge, Cindy Kiefiuk, and Kathleen Linnell. Missing was Sherry Dedorgorli …read more

Save-On-Foods and Shaw Communications Donation

Thank you!… Our heartfelt thanks to Save-On-Foods and Shaw Go Team who partnered to raise money for the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. Kelly Frink from Shaw, and Randall Bamford of Save-On-Foods, together organized a fun day for kids and great information for the adults. The hot dog sales, combined with funds donated from the Shaw Communication sales, raised a total of $800.00 for the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. The donation is gratefully accepted by SHF Director of Development Fiona Harris.

Thank you to Save-On-Foods, Shaw Communications and everyone who came down to the event on August 24, 2013. You have helped to …read more

AGM Invitation – Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Joe Johnson, President, and the Board of Shuswap Hospital Foundation invite the public to our Annual General Meeting.

We appreciate the support of the Shuswap community in the objective of bringing excellence to health care for the citizens of our community.


DATE: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TIME: 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Level 5 Meeting Room, Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC.

AGENDA: Annual Reports, Audit Report, Election of Directors


Phone 250-803-4546 or email info@shuswaphospitalfoundation.org for more information

Thank you Susan Schmidt and ARK Masonry – OR Patient Positioning Unit

A simple solution with major ramifications; is demonstrated with this unique patient positioning system. RN Susan Schmidt discovered the unit at a recent health related event. Instead of a nurse having to hold someone in position on the operating table while surgery is performed on a back challenged patient, this device gives the patient the added sense of support and security and relieves the nurse of supporting a patient’s weight. Other weight challenged devices include special cushions to safely intubate patients being operated on who have difficulty breathing. The Foundation appreciates the generosity of Susan and ARK Masonry by donating …read more

Thank You! Kathy & Stu Bradford, Owners of the Wicked Spoon Bar & Grill & Barley Station Brew Pub

Dr. Brian Ayotte is pleased to receive the contribution for the Foundation’s Hospital equipment campaign to support the purchase of a second Laparoscopic Tower Unit for the OR at Shuswap Lake General Hospital. The Bradfords have once again displayed their creativity by encouraging their customers to try their Quesadillas at the Pub.

In turn, a donation is made to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. Their ‘spoon tree’ is another great customer driven campaign that benefits the Hospital when a donation is made to obtain one of the spoons. The Bradford’s are recognized as Friends of the Foundation. Their cheque for $1,017.00 …read more

Eugene Casavant Tribute Dinner Saturday October 5, 2013 Prestige Inn, Salmon Arm

You are Invited! Eugene Casavant Tribute Dinner – Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Prestige Inn, Salmon Arm 5:30 pm Reception and Cash Bar; 6:30 pm Dinner; 7:30 pm Tribute to Eugene Casavant.

Eugene Casavant served as Administrator of Shuswap Lake General Hospital for 15 years. In 1986 he was signature to the establishment of the Foundation. He has served as a volunteer for the Foundation including the role of President and current volunteer Managing Director. Eugene has been a formidable influence for the hospital’s progress and expansion initiatives. We wish him well in his retirement. We hope you will …read more

Joy Johnston

The Shuswap Hospital Foundation was very saddened with the passing of Joy Johnston. Joy and her husband Lloyd have been very generous supporters of the Foundation and we are proud to recognize them as Patrons of the Foundation.

Joy was a Registered Nurse who served patients at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital for many years and continued to do so after her retirement serving as a volunteer greeter on a regular basis. She was very active with the Shuswap Lake Health Care Auxiliary and contributed her time and energy without reservation in so many ways.

Joy was so well known …read more

Dorothy Longdo

1928~2012 Dorothy Genevieve Longdo born Ribstone Alberta. Dorothy was an outstanding teacher and taught in five different provinces as she and her husband Vern moved about following his mining engineering profession. Education was her passion, and she was a very effective and respected teacher. Dorothy was dedicated to her family and found the time and energy to be active in her communities volunteering. Her fellow volunteers also became her good friends Vernon D. Longdo and his wife Dorothy have been long time and generous supporters as Benefactors of the Hospital Foundation. Since her passing, Vern and Dorothy’s many friends have …read more

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