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SUBWAY Donates $10,000 to Men’s Health Month
Jul

13

2017

SUBWAY Donates $10,000 to Men’s Health Month

Vernon SUBWAY restaurants are once again supporting VJH Foundation with a $10,000 donation to North Okanagan Men’s Health Month. “We are very grateful for the generous support we continue to receive from SUBWAY,” said Andrea Egan, Development Officer for VJH Foundation. “Their donation will help purchase much-needed equipment and services for men in the North Okanagan.” SUBWAY co-owners Gurjit Jhajj and Raj Jaswal have been…

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Book Warehouse Donates to Men’s Health Month
Jul

13

2017

Book Warehouse Donates to Men’s Health Month

Thank you to the Book Warehouse volunteers for supporting Men’s Health Month to purchase an ECG for the Emergency Department at VJH and to support, diagnose and treat prostate cancer for local men!

Armstrong Spallumcheen Health Care Auxiliary Donates $72,144 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation
Jul

7

2017

Armstrong Spallumcheen Health Care Auxiliary Donates $72,144 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Health Care Auxiliary (A/SHA) continues to ensure the best health care for North Okanagan residents with its recent donation of $72,144 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. “Since 1996, the Auxiliary has donated an astounding $1,161,643 to the Foundation.  We are grateful for their ongoing dedication and generosity which elevates the level of care for all of us,” said Sue Beaudry, VJHF Director…

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Bringing Awareness to Men’s Health
Jun

15

2017

Bringing Awareness to Men’s Health

Seven years ago, Vernon resident Greg Mussenden was enjoying a winter walk with his wife when he experienced an unfamiliar tightness in his chest. “I knew something wasn’t right,” he said. “I had to stop and rest.” With a history of heart disease in his family, Mussenden tried to consciously live a healthy lifestyle, eating properly and exercising regularly. Although there wasn’t any pain, a…

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Wine Women and Woods Tee off for the Cure Raises $101,000 for Breast Cancer
Jun

15

2017

Wine Women and Woods Tee off for the Cure Raises $101,000 for Breast Cancer

VJH is getting a new Gamma Probe System to detect mutated cells and tumours in the breast, thanks to the Wine, Women & Woods Tee off for the Cure golf tournament held at Predator Ridge June 11 and 12. The event raised $101,000 for VJH Foundation to purchase the equipment. The Gamma Probe technology is based on the injection of radio‐ pharmaceuticals that emit gamma…

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JCI Gala Raises $26,800 for VJH Foundation
May

26

2017

JCI Gala Raises $26,800 for VJH Foundation

The 8th annual JCI Hospital Gala held April 22nd at the Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre raised $26,800 for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. Funds will purchase lifesaving emergency cardiac equipment that will be used when transporting patients to the KGH Cardiac Care Unit. This equipment will help keep both patients and health care staff safe during transport, allowing staff to assist patients while being…

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Fraternal Order of Eagles Donates $2,000
May

26

2017

Fraternal Order of Eagles Donates $2,000

Many thanks to the Vernon Fraternal Order of Eagles #3557 for their generous donation of $2,000! John Mayrhofer, Eagles Secretary, dropped by the Foundation office to present the cheque to Sue Beaudry. Funds will be designated to areas of most need.

Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament Donates $75,000 for Cardiac Care and Surgical Services at VJH
May

19

2017

Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament Donates $75,000 for Cardiac Care and Surgical Services at VJH

Thanks to the vision and dedication of a local physician, North Okanagan residents will receive major enhancements to their health care. The Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament, founded by Dr. William Cawkell, has donated $75,000 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation to support Surgical Services and the purchase of a LUCAS Chest Compression System at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. “Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation goes out to Dr….

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Rock for Care Raises $3,081
May

18

2017

Rock for Care Raises $3,081

Rock for Care at The Longhorn Pub on April 23rd raised $3,081 for the Cancer Equipment Fund at VJH! Thank you to Zav Dhillon (pictured with Richard Rolke from VJH Foundation), Dan Ondzik and the team from The Longhorn, Rick Zipp, all the bands, auction sponsors, event supporters and everyone who came out to enjoy the event!

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Receives Million Dollar Legacy Gift
May

5

2017

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Receives Million Dollar Legacy Gift

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation has received its largest single legacy gift to date. Long- time Okanagan resident Frank Yanavicius left his full estate, a gift in excess of $1 million, to the Foundation in recognition of exceptional care he received at VJH in his later years. “This generous gift from Mr. Yanavicius will ensure improved health care for North Okanagan generations to come,” said Sue…

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TB Vets Charitable Foundation Funds Theravest System for VJH Respiratory Patients
May

5

2017

TB Vets Charitable Foundation Funds Theravest System for VJH Respiratory Patients

Thanks to a generous gift of $16,300 from TB Vets Charitable Foundation, respiratory patients in the North Okanagan can breathe easier. The donation to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation was used to purchase a High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) generator and vests for the treatment and therapy of people with compromised airway clearance. “We are very thankful for the generosity of TB Vets for funding…

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SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $82,675
Apr

28

2017

SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $82,675

Sun FM’s 14th annual “Have a Heart Radiothon” set a new record, raising $82,675 in 12 hours. From 6 am to 6 pm on April 27th, Brian Martin and Betty Selin broadcasted live from Village Green Centre, while individuals, businesses and community groups rose to the challenge, donating funds and event proceeds to support our kids at VJH. “We would like to thank everyone who…

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