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Welcome to our newest Benefactor

Dr. Lee Penner, who sadly passed away in November, became a Benefactor of the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. A Celebration of Life took place Saturday April 29th where friends and family honoured the memory of Dr. Penner. Dr. Penner and his wife Jos raised their family in Salmon Arm and Dr. Penner worked for many years at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital as well as in family practice. He was a well respected and much loved physician and general practitioner who made a difference to health care in our community. His career spanned many aspects of health care including surgery, anaesthetics, …read more

Annual Spring Garage Sale

The Shuswap Lake Health Care Auxiliary Annual Spring Garage Sales will be at the Piccadilly Mall from March 31 to April 1. Donations may be made at the mall from March 28 to 30 from 10am to 4pm or March 31 from 10am to 1pm.

Come by the mall on March 31 from 3pm to 8pm or April 1 from 10am to 3pm. There will also be a book sale, bake sale and silent auction!

Lois Fay McClellan

Lois Fay McClellan (nee Farquharson) was borne on October 6, 1930. Lois, my mom and friend, left her current life on September 25, 2016 after a short battle with lung cancer.

Lois was the youngest daughter of Edna May and (William) Nelson Farquharson, of North Vancouver, BC and was married to Peter Graham McClellan (deceased 1996). She raised 2 children; her son and first born Douglas Graham McClellan (deceased 1975) and her daughter Brenda Mae McClellan (of Salmon Arm).

Lois (with my Dad) moved to a Silver Creek acreage in the late 80’s and shortly after the 1998 fire moved …read more

Norma Lillian Owens

Norma was born in Bootle near Liverpool in England. She met and married Ralph on 19 March, 1955. They sailed from Liverpool to Canada and crossed by train straight to Salmon Arm in July 1966.

She quickly found a job as a special education assistant, working with children in Salmon Arm Elementary, Salmon Arm West and Carlin Schools. She was also very involved with Shuswap Theatre in all areas of production and was presented with a lifetime membership. She was a member of Shuswap Singers as narrator for many concerts. In 1979 she produced and directed Sound of Music in …read more

Donations Reminder

The foundation is accepting donations for 2016 and will also be open December 28th to December 30th from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm daily. By making a donation on or before December 31st, 2016, you are eligible to receive a tax receipt for the 2016 tax year.

Volunteers – we need you!

The Shuswap Hospital Foundation’s Fall Campaign will be starting on November 1st, 2016. During this period prior to Christmas, our kiosk in Piccadilly Mall will be open 10am to 4pm Monday through Saturday and we are looking for volunteers who will be able to help us staff the kiosk. Many people enjoy making their donations at the kiosk and they are able to pick up useful information about our foundation. If you would like to help us by taking on some shifts within the kiosk, please contact Diana McFarlane or Fiona Harris at the Shuswap Hospital Foundation office, 250-803-4546 or …read more

Spencer, Angie

Angie Spencer, CPA, CA is a new nominee to the board. Angie grew up in Salmon Arm and has recently returned to the community after 20 years, with her husband Bill and their two children Liam (6) and Saige (2).

Angie is a Senior Manager at BDO Canada LLP and has over 13 years’ experience providing accounting, assurance/audit, tax and financial management services to a broad range of clients in industries that include consumer business, professional services, public sector, not-for-profit, and banking. Angie has over 10 years’ experience serving on other not-for-profit boards and works with various boards within …read more

Lorenz, Darren

Dr. Darren Lorenz joined the Shuswap Hospital Foundation Board in 2016. He and his wife Susan have 3 children, ages 8, 10, and 12 and have been fortunate to live in the Salmon Arm area since 2007. He is a full service family physician currently working at the Mount Ida Medical Clinic, as well as Salmon Arm Mental Health and Substance Use. He is an active member of the medical staff. Past appointments include physician lead of the BC Stroke Collaborative and head of the Emergency Department at Shuswap Lake Hospital. He is the current Rural Medical Director Acute for …read more

You’re Invited!

Annual General Meeting Notice

The Shuswap Hospital Foundation AGM will be held on September 14th, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Level 5 Meeting Room at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital. Refreshments will be available and the public is invited to attend (limited seating).

See you there!

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Salmon Arm, BC
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We are a registered charitable society which exists to encourage gifts, donations, bequests, endowment funds and property of any kind to support Shuswap Lake Health Care facilities.

Excellence in health care is driven by dedicated staff and dedicated donors. Join us as we move forward with our current campaign to support new equipment purchases.

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