The Armstrong Lions Club set its sights high when its members committed to raising more than $100,000 to fund a new Argon Laser for the Lions Vision Centre in Armstrong. “We realized it was a huge job and we maybe should have some help,” said Sandy McMurray Lions Club Zone Chair, speaking to local community groups at the Lions Vision Centre yesterday. The Armstrong Club…
The Vernon Elks’ Lodge #45 is once again supporting Light a Bulb with a generous $1,000 donation! Funds will help purchase endoscopic equipment for cancer screening at VJH. Endoscopes are critical diagnostic tools that can detect early cancers as they feature exceptional clarity in imaging. Susan Camponi (L), Bill McDonald and Maureen Sather (R) presented a cheque to Andrea Egan, VJH Foundation Development Officer.
Thanks to 105.7 Sun FM Vernon Have a Heart Radiothon held April 2017, VJH Foundation was able to purchase furnishings for the Winter Garden in the Women’s & Children’s Department at VJH. Funds were also raised for 3 NEO Blue Radiometers and 3 C02 Monitors for kids at VJH! Lisa Westermark from the Foundation and Karie Campen from VJH Support Services enjoy the view!
KALS’ NAAN STOP is supporting VJH Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign to purchase cancer screening equipment at VJH! 50% of bulk samosa sales will be donated to the campaign. BAG OF 50: BEEF $80, VEGETABLE $60, BUTTER CHICKEN $80, SPINACH & CHEESE $88 – cash, debit and credit! Pick up MON TO SAT 11:00 AM TO 8:00 PM until DECEMBER 31 at 3603 – 32…
Our appreciation goes out to the Army Navy Air Force Unit #5 for their $2,000 donation to Light a Bulb. Andrea Egan (middle) from VJH Foundation accepted the cheque on behalf of the Foundation. The Ladies’ Auxiliary also donated $500 to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre. Lorraine Woodroff and Jim Chapman from ANAF presented more than $30,000 in donations to local charities and non profit organizations!
The Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies’ Auxiliary #3557 donated $1,000 towards the purchase of a new Gamma Probe for VJH. Last year, the Hospital’s general surgeons completed 100 mastectomy or breast-related procedures that required the use of a gamma detection probe. Replacement and the upgrade of this piece of equipment is vital in providing North Okanagan residents with the best possible health care. Rosalie Schmidt,…
Thank you to all the volunteers and supporters of Book Warehouse on Kalamalka Lake Road for the generous donation of $1,000 to the 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign. VJHF is raising $250,000 to purchase diagnostic testing and cancer screening equipment for Ambulatory Care at VJH. Book Warehouse sells books, magazines, puzzles, games, music and more, with most items prices at $1 or less. They…
The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation launched its 30th annual Light a Bulb Campaign today at Vernon Jubilee Hospital with a goal of $250,000 for critical equipment at VJH. Endoscopes are urgently required by physicians and medical staff in the Ambulatory Care Unit. The scopes are diagnostic tools featuring exceptional clarity in imaging and can detect early cancers and other life threatening illnesses. “Each year more…
9Round Fitness donated a penny for every kick made on their October 12 Kick Event. $437.46 was raised towards a new Gamma Probe System at VJH, to help detect and treat breast cancer. Owners Ralph and Emily Buisine started the Kick Out Cancer Event at their Vernon Square club to raise funds to help breast cancer patients in the North Okanagan. pictured L to…
The ACT/UCT Kelowna West Council #1003 has generously donated $500 to support patient comforts for seniors on 3N at VJH. Dave Roseberry (centre) from ACT/UCT presented the cheque to Terri Manke (left) and Lisa Westermark from VJH Foundation.
Tim Hortons is once again bringing smiles to kids and their families at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The annual Smile Cookie campaign held September 8 to 17 at locations in Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby raised $26,670 in cookie sales and a matching donation from owners Dan and Jamie Currie. Chocolate chunk cookies decorated with smiley faces sold for $1.00 each to support Pediatric Care at VJH….
Thanks to a generous donation from The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 Vernon, Vernon Jubilee Hospital has additional vital testing equipment. The Legion donated $17,790 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation for the purchase of a bladder scanner in the Emergency Department (ED). The ED, which had 47,908 visits last year, had only one scanner which was used multiple times each day, with increasing demand. “The…