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…
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…
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.
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. …
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…
Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is proud to announce Interior Savings as the Title Sponsor for the 15th annual Do It For Dad Run/Walk to be held June 15th at Coldstream Ranch. “When we work together to improve the quality of life for our friends, family and neighbours, we build a stronger community,” says Kathy Conway, CEO of Interior Savings. “We are pleased to support the…
The 5th annual JCI Hospital Gala held April 12th at the Best Western Vernon Lodge raised $23,700 for the Building a Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II. The theme, ‘Old Hollywood Glamour’ proved to be popular with hundreds of Hollywood look-a-likes walking the red carpet to the sold out event. Featuring live and silent auctions, a casino, red carpet welcome, entertainment from The Marksmen and…
Lake City Casinos boosted this year’s Annual Sun Fm Radiothon by $7,500 with their generous donation to benefit Women’s & Children’s Health at VJH. Suzanne Chorney (C) from Lake City Casinos presented a cheque to Richard Finn and Terri Manke from VJH Foundation during the grand opening of Match Eatery and Public House.
SUN FM Annual Radiothon in May raised more than $50,000 for Women’s & Children’s Health Services at VJH! We are thankful for the dedication of SUN FM and the generosity of our community.
The 6th Annual ‘Rock for Care’ held March 9th at The Longhorn Pub raised $7,000 and set a new record as their best fundraising year ever. Since 2009, ‘Rock for Care’ has raised more than $28,000 towards medical equipment for the Polson Tower and Cancer Centre at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. This year’s funds will be designated to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Take a Picture…
What an amazing community we live in! So many people care about so many people! Wes Benson, Carol Torrance & Victor Grill on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #3557 presented a cheque for $1,000 to Sue Beaudry from Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation for the Tower of Care Campaign.
The 2nd Bollywood Bang raised $42,500 for Digital Mammography and the Cancer Centre at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Many thanks to Dalvir and Ranvir Nahal for presenting the sold-out event, and to VantageOne Credit Union for their generous title sponsorship.