In 2011 William Pringle lost his 88 year old soul mate Sybil to stomach cancer at Shuswap Lake General Hospital. Together they had a wonderful life, raising two great kids who provided them with great grandchildren. William’s wife Sy was an avid golfer and won many awards.
During their life together they experienced living in places such as Turkey and Pakistan and visiting a number of other countries including most of Europe, the Far East, Asia, Austrailia, New Zealand, South America and the Galapagos.
William and Sybil Pringle took many trips to the United States and Mexico as they enjoyed …read more
Welcome to our newest Benefactors Wilbert and Shirley Stewart. Wilbert and Shirley Stewart have lived in Sicamous almost 20 years and prior to that they resided in Salmon Arm where they farmed and raised their 2 children. Now they are the proud grandparents of three grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Shirley was a nurse and practiced at the old hospital in Salmon Arm as well as in Penticton, Vernon and Fort St.John. Shirley stated “it is good to see that hospital staff today have the same goals as we did when I was a nurse, to see people leaving the …read more
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
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 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
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’ 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
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
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