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 Canada and married Canadian servicemen. They were known as ‘The War Brides’ and would meet often over the years. Ellen was married to Ron Walton who spent his working life in the lumber industry after service in the R.C.A. during W.W.11. Now at 90 years of age, Ellen enjoys her flowers and is an avid gardener who creates all her own flower baskets for summer time enjoyment. Ellen also enjoys spending time cooking and with her family, she is a very active individual and she has made a strong commitment to health care through Shuswap Hospital Foundation.
We are extremely thankful for supporters such as Ellen Walton, her thoughtful and generous donations are very much appreciated. The support donated by folks like Ellen Walton will assist in providing the best of patient care and comfort in the health facilities of the Shuswap area.