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 our community.”
Johnson said that the CT scanner upgrade will provide the highest quality of images faster and enable future software updates to be installed. He also said that a signi cant bonus of the upgrade would be the ability to extend the use of the CT scanner for up to ten years, providing optimum patient care and comfort.
Johnson said, “I would like to express my gratitude on behalf of the Shuswap Hospital Foundation and thank the Salmon Arm Rotary Club for their very generous support in helping the Foundation to raise $205,000 for the CT Scan Upgrade.”
In the Photo: Doug Murray, Rotary Club of Salmon Arm President (L); Fiona Harris Director of Development, Shuswap Hospital Foundation; Joe Johnson, Shuswap Hospital Foundation President; Eugene Casavant, Shuswap Hospital Foundation Past Managing Director