Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation launched its 27th annual Christmas tradition, Light a Bulb, on Wednesday, November 5. Duane Grandbois from KISS FM broadcasted the event live from 10 am to 2 pm at the south entrance of the Jubilee Building. The Campaign will be co-chaired by Dr. Chris Cunningham and Richard Finn, Vice President of VJH Foundation. “All proceeds from this year’s Light a Bulb…
Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign raised $25,702 in sales and a matching donation from oweners Dan and Jamie Currie. Funds will support Tower of Care, Phase II. (L to R) Richard Finn, Linda Fedyniak, Dan Currie, Taylor MacInnis (photo credit: Lisa VanderVelde, Vernon Morning Star)
Everybody likes a nice surprise and this week the VJH Foundation got one that everybody in the community can benefit from! Anonymous donors came to the Foundation office with a $60,000 donation towards the Tower of Care Campaign. As longtime residents, they expressed their heartfelt thanks for the care they have received over the years at VJH. Although these generous donors did not wish to be publicly recognized,…
Many thanks to Kal & Maria Molnar from Gallery Odin! The annual art auction at the Silver Star Mountain Resort Summer Wine & Food Festival in August raised $1,300. Richard Rolke (L) from VJH Foundation accepted the BIG cheque.
Thank you to the Vernon Lions Club for raising $3,600 at their Murder Mystery Dinner April 26th at Schubert Centre. Funds will benefit the Tower of Care Campaign.
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…
The Ladies of the Okanagan Charity Golf Tournament held at The Golf Club at The Rise in July raised an amazing $4,251 for Digital Mammography at VJH! Thank you to the organizers, sponsors, volunteers and participants for making this happen!
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…