The Lions Club of Salmon Arm made another generous donation of $10,700 bringing them up to the Patron category. They were presented with a Gold Fish which will be placed on the Foundation Recognition Wall at the hospital. Pictured are Lions Club President John Lund, Lions Club Treasurer Helen Cheeseman and Lions Club Director Hugh Hatchard. Thank you to the Lions Club of Salmon Arm!
Linda Venter, owner of the Chadalin Medi-Spa, presented the foundation with a cheque for $1,257, proceeds from the event ‘Stop and Smell the Roses’ which provided a free spa service for men and women battling cancer. Their successful event also included a makeover and photo session. Thank you to the staff of Chadalin Medi-Spa and everyone who participated!
Aileen Cruickshank placed a fish on the Recognition Wall for her husband Alvin Cruickshank.
Al was the second oldest of a family of nine children, born and raised in Owen Sound, Ontario. He took early retirement from a large printing firm, where he was Foreman of the Electrical and Maintenance Department. He decided to move from Ontario to Salmon Arm, BC in May, 1989 to be closer to his only child, daughter Terry Adair, and his only grandchild, grandson Jamie Adair. He enjoyed golfing, lawn bowling and curling. Alvin died on July 12, 2001.
The Shuswap Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of their Fall Campaign to raise funds for much needed medical equipment at our hospital and Shuswap area health care facilities. Thursday, November 12th at 11:00 in Piccadilly Mall will be our kick off for the campaign to raise funds to help purchase this high priority equipment. Please join us and help us celebrate our kick off, we look forward to seeing you there!
The Shuswap Hospital Foundation is launching its Fall Campaign on Thursday, November 12, 2015. 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 folks like you 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 …read more
Drs. Brian & Gail Ayotte recently became new Benefactors of the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. Brian & Gail arrived in Salmon Arm in 1980 and raised a family here. Dr. Brian Ayotte served on the medical staff at Shuswap Lake General Hospital as Chief of Staff and also as Chief of Staff for the North Okanagan Region. He also served on the Shuswap Hospital Foundation Board of Directors for seven years with two years as President. Dr. Gail Ayotte’s skills were put to great use in caring for geriatric patients as they moved through the medical and …read more
The Charity Open Golf Tournament presented by Shuswap Lake Estates Golf and Country Club and Askew’s Foods raised over $46,000! These funds will help to provide upgrades to the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) and Chemotherapy units at Shuswap Lake General Hospital.
The foundation would like to thank those who donated the 133 Silent & Live auction items, the 88 golf participants & 75 dinner guests, the over 50 volunteers who helped the event run smoothly and especially the hardworking event committee. Thank you to everyone!
We are already looking forward to next year’s golf tournament! We hope you will join …read more
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 President John Lund, Treasurer Helen Cheeseman and one of the Directors Hugh Hatchard of the Lions Club of Salmon Arm dropped by the Foundation and presented Fiona Harris, Director of Development with a cheque for $20,000!
The Lions Club of Salmon Arm is now closed and these monies were the balance of funds. John Lund said that since the money was raised in the community, it should be put back into the community. This donation from the Lions Club of Salmon Arm will make a great kick-off for the fall campaign! Our heartfelt thanks to John, Helen, Hugh and …read more