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Prospera Vernon Dragon Boat Festival
Sep

9

2014

Prospera Vernon Dragon Boat Festival

Many thanks for the great support from the Prospera Vernon Dragon Boat Festival held in August! The ‘Take a Picture Campaign’ is now $4,000 closer to its goal of bringing digital mammography technology to VJH! Those who raced, pledged, volunteered and dedicated themselves to making this event a great success will help leave a valuable legacy in our community by bringing much-needed digital technology to…

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Savour The Okanagan Raises Funds for VJH Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II
Aug

15

2014

Savour The Okanagan Raises Funds for VJH Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II

The first annual Savour the Okanagan wine and culinary event raised $2,190 towards the Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s ‘Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II’.  Presented by the Prestige Hotels & Resorts (Vernon) and Bourbon Street Bar & Grill, the event showcased the Okanagan’s finest wines, beer and spirits, as well as locally-sourced, organic food pairings. “We were excited to feature more than 20 wineries, beer, spirits…

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Many thanks to Joe & Martha Ryll who generously donated $10,000 towards Ambulatory Care at VJH.
Aug

15

2014

Local Couple Gives A Thank You Gift For Good Care Received at VJH

In July, Joe and Martha Ryll made a generous $10,000 donation to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, recognizing the years of good care they have received at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. “I think that the Hospital is the best thing we ever had.  Staff treated my wife, my Mom and me very well” said Mr. Ryll. Suffering from Diabetes, a chronic disease, Joe recognizes the importance of…

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Wentworth Music Raises Funds for Kids’ Health
Jun

17

2014

Wentworth Music Raises Funds for Kids’ Health

Wentworth Music School has raised $1562.89 for Women’s & Children’s Health Services at VJH.  Funds were raised from two concerts, A Tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young in April and last December’s Holiday Rock.  Since 2011, Wentworth has raised $20,541.07 for Women’s and Children’s Health Services at VJH.

DO IT FOR DAD RAISES MORE THAN $33,000 TO FIGHT PROSTATE CANCER
Jun

16

2014

DO IT FOR DAD RAISES MORE THAN $33,000 TO FIGHT PROSTATE CANCER

The 15th Annual Do It For Dad Run & Walk presented by Interior Savings was a great success raising $33,372 for prostate cancer treatment and awareness in the North Okanagan. Event organizers, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation and the Vernon Prostate Cancer Support & Awareness Group would like to thank all of the sponsors, volunteers and participants who made the 15th Annual DO IT FOR DAD…

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VJH Foundation Invites Families To Help Fight Prostate Cancer This Father’s Day
Jun

11

2014

VJH Foundation Invites Families To Help Fight Prostate Cancer This Father’s Day

While many Vernon residents will be celebrating Father’s Day with traditional ties and watches, many others will be tying running shoes and watching the race clock while taking part in another North Okanagan tradition.  Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s 15thAnnual ‘Do It For Dad Run & Walk’, presented by Interior Savings takes place June 15that Coldstream Ranch.   “More than 350 people come out faithfully each…

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Raising Funds and Awareness For Prostate Cancer Patients and Survivors
Jun

10

2014

Raising Funds and Awareness For Prostate Cancer Patients and Survivors

It’s been 23 years since Ed Eyford heard what 65 Canadian men hear every day. “You have prostate cancer.” Shortly after turning 50, Eyford had been under stress and was concerned about his heart. After passing a physical, he felt relieved to know he was in good health. The next year, his wife scheduled a follow-up appointment, but this time, the results were disturbing. During…

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RBC Champions Health Care
Jun

6

2014

RBC Champions Health Care

RBC’s generous gift of $20,000 to support vital equipment for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Tower of Care Campaign Phase II will enhance many lives in the North Okanagan.  The cheque presentation took place at the RBC Cup at Kal Tire place in Vernon.

‘Do It For Dad’ Off To A Great Start
Jun

1

2014

‘Do It For Dad’ Off To A Great Start

The race doesn’t take place until Father’s Day, but the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s 15th Annual Do It For Dad Run/Walk presented by Interior Savings is off to a great start!  In addition to sponsor contributions, including $4,000 from title sponsor Interior Savings, donations from three fundraisers held last year will be going towards this year’s event to fight prostate cancer in the North Okanagan.  …

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Charity Classic a Great Success
May

27

2014

Charity Classic a Great Success

Cliff Oughtred and his Organizing Committee put on yet another amazing golf tournament at Predator Ridge on Sunday.  This year’s event was sold out by April 1st.  Regardless of the weather, the132 golfers enjoyed an event packed day.   $175,000 net was raised at this one day event.  Campaign Co-Chair, Dr. Chris Cunningham explained that the proceeds of the 5th Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament would…

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