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Sorrento & Area Community Health Centre

The Shuswap Hospital Foundation was pleased to be able to present a donation of $12,712.00 to the Sorrento & Area Community Health Centre Committee to assist in furnishing and equipping two examination rooms at the newly opened Health Centre in Sorrento.   Dr. Brian Ayotte, Past President and current board member of the Shuswap Hospital Foundation was on hand to present a plaque to Marilyn Clark and Melanie Kowles, members of the S.A.C.H.C.

Marilyn Clark stated that the community is excited to have a health centre situated locally rather than people having to travel to neighbouring towns for primary health care.   …read more

Salmon Arm Rotary Donation to CT Scan Upgrade

Joe Johnson, the Shuswap Hospital Foundation (SHF) President, attended the Monday, March 17 meeting of the Salmon Arm Rotary Club to receive a cheque for $10,000. Club President Doug Murray presented the cheque on behalf of the membership to Joe Johnson, Fiona Harris (Director of Development, SHF) and Eugene Casavant (Past Managing Director, SHF). This donation will assist in purchasing the CT Scan Upgrade for Shuswap Lake General Hospital.

Murray commented, “The Salmon Arm Rotary Club members are thrilled to be able to assist with this purchase of a CT Scan Upgrade which will bring increased health bene ts to …read more

CT Scanner Upgrade Shuswap Hospital Foundation

Through generous donations from wonderful donors, much-needed equipment has been purchased for the Shuswap Lake General Hospital.  The CT Scanner purchased in 2009 has been instrumental in bringing the best possible patient care to the Shuswap area. One of our objectives for this year is to purchase a CT Scan Upgrade to optimize efficiency and clarity of scans.

To date almost 20,000 scans have been performed at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital.  Contact us today to find out how you can help us reach our goals for 2014.

Valentine’s Day at Piccadilly Mall

Give the Gift of Health and Hope for Valentine’s Day! Friday, February 14, 2014 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm You are invited to drop by our kiosk in Piccadilly Mall and make a donation to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation in your sweetheart’s name. You can make a difference! Help us reach our goals to provide the best possible care. Come and join us on February 14!   VIEW PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK

Thank you to Duncan Myers

Duncan Myers has worked with the Shuswap Hospital Foundation over the last eight years, using his expertise in Marketing and Event Planning. Duncan orchestrated a number of successful campaigns and has also been a generous donor to the Foundation, earning the ‘Partner’ designation. After a very busy and varied career that involved catering, tourism, photography and fund raising Duncan has decided to retire. He is a man of many talents and has been recognised over the years for his contributions. Two Queen’s Jubilee Medals were awarded to Duncan. The Board of The Shuswap Hospital Foundation recently awarded Duncan with an …read more

Mrs Ellen Walton Newest Benefactor

Welcome to our newest Benefactor, Mrs. Ellen Walton. Ellen Walton is presented with a silver fish as a Benefactor of the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. The silver fish with Ellen Walton’s name engraved on it will be placed on the Recognition Wall at Shsuwap Lake General Hospital. Fiona Harris, Director of Development thanks Ellen for her contribution.

Ellen Walton is a long time resident of Salmon Arm and has lived in the area for over 35 years. Ellen was proud to be a war bride, she was one of seventeen young ladies in this area who had been raised outside of …read more

Fred and Marilyn Emmerzael new Benefactors

Fred and Marilyn Emmerzael moved to Salmon Arm in 1992.  They started their business called “Little Projects”, which has grown over the years to include more machines and bigger projects.  Fred and Marilyn enjoy their life with their family here in the Shuswap and have made donations to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation over the past few years.

“We feel our local hospital is a vital part of our community and therefore we feel a strong desire to support it.  We hope that our support can make a difference in our community through giving to Shuswap Lake General Hospital through the …read more

Roy and Pamela Moor Donation

Dr. Scott McKee (centre) demonstrates the Vscan Pocket Ultrasound to donors Roy and Pamela Moor.

The Shuswap Hospital Foundation Campaign has brought a number of wonderful surprises. Roy and Pamela Moor of Enderby truly gave from their hearts when they donated the funds to cover the purchase of the Echo Portable Ultrasound. This amazing diagnostic tool enables physicians to view the heart quickly and easily. Patients with cardio-pulmonary conditions now have rapid access to portable Ultrasound and this diagnostic tool is used daily at Shuswap Lake General Hospital.

The Shuswap Hospital Foundation and Shuswap Lake General Hospital are extremely grateful …read more

Sicamous Donation Eagles Junior Hockey Team

Donation from the Sicamous JR. Eagles Hockey Team

The Sicamous JR. Eagles – Atom division hockey team travelled to the Logan Lake tournament and there they raised $130.25 for prostate cancer.

For every goal that was scored the parents donated $0.25, $0.50 if it was their child that scored the goal and $1.00 if the kids won the game.

The team took first place after battling it out against Chilliwack. Members of the team are: Garrett Dale, Jacob Dewitt, Alex Dunnett, Colton Fleming, Lucas Piekarczyk, Carmen Paley, Scott Rokosh, Matt Shaw, Ryan Spelay, Sean Spelay, Noah Sutherland, Jake Watson, …read more

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

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