The 2nd Annual Charity Open will be on August 27th, 2016 at the Shuswap Lake Estates Golf & Country Club. The tournament includes 18 Holes, shared power cart, 3 Hole-In-One “Win a New Vehicle” opportunities and 1 opportunity for $25,000 CASH, other Golf prizes galore, a Gourmet Dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, and much more. Enter as a foursome or a single golfer. All proceeds will go to support the Operating Room Equipment Upgrade at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital.
Albert Schmidt of ARK Masonry is a recent benefactor. Albert’s wife Susan is an RN at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital and through their donations have enabled the purchase of equipment for the hospital. Thank you to Albert and ARK Masonry for your tremendous support.
The third annual Shuswap Lake Health-Care Auxiliary Mother’s Day “Footsteps For Our Future” Walk/Run for women’s health in the Shuswap was held on May 10, 2015. The money raised will fund the purchase of an hysteroscope, a piece of surgical equipment to improve the lives of the women in our community. Thank you to all the volunteers, participants, donors, and sponsors who helped make the event a success once again!
Thank you to everyone for your support on April 30th at Save-On-Foods! The EZ Rock “Have a Heart” Radiothon was a huge success, and the money raised will fund the purchase of a new post-anesthetic patient monitor for the hospital. The Shuswap Hospital Foundation is so grateful for our incredible community, who made the event so wonderful.
You are invited to join us for the EZ Rock “HAVE A HEART” RADIOTHON – All day Thursday, April 30th, at Save-On-Foods, Salmon Arm. Participate in our Diamond Dip (sponsored by Arthur’s Gem Set Studio). Great Local Entertainment all day! Please help us raise $20,000 for a new Post Anesthetic Patient Monitor.
Grateful Patient Jack Bowers – Local resident Jack Bowers recently experienced a life-threatening cardiac incident. With Jack’s wife performing CPR, Jack arrived at Emergency at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital in a coma and in critical condition. He was immediately placed in an area with ice packed around him to protect his brain and cardiac system. It was vitally important to keep Jack’s body temperature at an optimum level to enable treatment. Jack stated “everything was done in a critical timeline”. The outcome was extremely successful and 3 weeks later Jack was back at work, exercising and living with a …read more
Stryker Meditherm System – Following a request from the Shuswap Lake General Hospital, the Shuswap Hospital Foundation has committed funds for the purchase of a Stryker Meditherm System. This system will enable medical staff to quickly and efficiently control hypothermia, a condition where the body has lost too much heat, and hyperthermia, a condition where the body needs to be cooled.
Currently staff at the hospital use ice packs and/or fans to assist in treating hypothermia or hyperthermia. These conditions can be the result of a skiing, snowmobiling or boating accident or a heart/stroke event. One local resident, Jack …read more
The Shuswap Hospital Foundation was thrilled to be able to present to the Shuswap Lake General Hospital, a brand new Infant Incubator Isolette. This was accomplished through the great generosity of the Shuswap community with their donations totalling $26,000 at the EZ Rock Radiothon 2014 and a matching grant of $25,000 from the Sandra Schmirler Foundation. Past President Joe Johnson thanked both EZ Rock and the Sandra Schmirler Foundation for their support. In the photo from left to right are: Patrick Ryley of EZ Rock’s Radiothon Fundraiser; ER head Dr. Darren Lorenz; Hospital Manager Mark Pugh; Foundation Past President Joe …read more