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3rd Annual Vernon Heroes Amazing Race is Raising Funds for Cancer Comfort

3rd Annual Vernon Heroes Amazing Race is Raising Funds for Cancer Comfort
May

17

2018

3rd Annual Vernon Heroes Amazing Race is Raising Funds for Cancer Comfort

Vernon Heroes Amazing Race takes you on a series of unique adventures throughout Vernon. This race designed for ages 12 – 65, and good for all fitness levels. Great for team building, competition between friends and a great way to connect with your kids or partners. Teams of two will race around Vernon, with each leg requiring teams to deduce clues, navigate through foreign areas,…

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Wine Women & Woods Tee off for the Cure Seeking Teams for Tournament
May

11

2018

Wine Women & Woods Tee off for the Cure Seeking Teams for Tournament

TOURNAMENT CANCELLED DUE TO SHORTAGE OF TEAM REGISTRATIONS Message from Wine, Women & Woods Tee Off for the Cure Golf Tournament Committee: We are in the most unfortunate position of having to cancel the Wine Women & Woods golf tournament scheduled for May 26th. We waited as long as we could but we have just not had the response for participants that we expected to…

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SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $93,602
May

11

2018

SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $93,602

Sun FM’s 15th annual “Have a Heart Radiothon” set a new record raising $93,602 in 12 hours! From 6 am to 6 pm on April 26th, 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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Jugo Juice Donates $650 to VJH Foundation
May

11

2018

Jugo Juice Donates $650 to VJH Foundation

Thank you to Bhavin Bhavsar, owner of the new Jugo Juice at  Village Green Centre, for donating $650 to VJH Foundation. On their January 17th Grand Opening, Jugo Juice offered smoothies by donation, with all proceeds supporting VJH Foundation for better health care in the North Okanagan! Terri Manke gratefully accepted the generous donation on behalf of VJH Foundation.  

Royal Purple Ladies’ Auxiliary Donates $1,000 to VJH Foundation
Feb

22

2018

Royal Purple Ladies’ Auxiliary Donates $1,000 to VJH Foundation

A big thank you to the Royal Purple Ladies’ Auxiliary for their $1,000 donation supporting health care in the North Okanagan. Greg Mussenden, VJH Foundation director, accepted the generous donation from Dianne Weaver, President (left) and Judy Keckalo, Immediate Past President (right).

SilverStar Emergency Services Day Raises $12,500
Feb

21

2018

SilverStar Emergency Services Day Raises $12,500

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s 3rd Annual Emergency Services Day fundraiser for Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation was once again a great success, raising $12,500 for the hospital’s Emergency Department on Saturday, February 17 . Funds were raised through SilverStar’s donation of $20 from every lift ticket sold on the day of the event. Since 2013, SilverStar’s event initiatives have raised $78,700 for the Foundation. “We are grateful…

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SilverStar Hosts Emergency Services Day Benefitting VJH Foundation
Feb

2

2018

SilverStar Hosts Emergency Services Day Benefitting VJH Foundation

Join us in the Silver Star Village as we showcase the talent and procedures of our local emergency services and response teams. Watch live repelling demos, learn about avalanche rescue techniques, watch and assist in live firefighting demonstrations from the local SilverStar Fire Hall, and much much more. It’s a great family friendly event for all! Date: Saturday, February 17 Location: SilverStar Village Centre Start…

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Shoppers Drug Mart Growing Women’s Health Supports McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre
Jan

26

2018

Shoppers Drug Mart Growing Women’s Health Supports McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre

pictured: Connor Holden (Front Store Manager, Downtown), Dave Stefaniak (Manager Polson Mall), Marj Aeichele (Assistant Front Store Manager, Downtown), Chuks Nwosu (Store Owner Downtown), Greg Hamilton (VJH Foundation Treasurer), Ayman Jalloul (Store Owner Polson Mall) The Shoppers Drug Mart annual Growing Women’s Health Campaign raised $7,552 for VJH Foundation with funds being designated to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Funds were raised at…

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Light a Bulb Shines On – Kal’s Naan Stop Raises $6,834 for Campaign
Jan

26

2018

Light a Bulb Shines On – Kal’s Naan Stop Raises $6,834 for Campaign

(pictured: Dr. Curtis Mohamed, Light a Bulb Chair/Kal Sidhu/Pratab Sidhu) It was the most successful Light a Bulb in its 30-year history. The annual Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s campaign to fund urgently-needed equipment for Vernon Jubilee Hospital has raised nearly $290,000 to purchase a new fleet of endoscopes for the Ambulatory Care Unit. “The community rallied for Light a Bulb like we’ve never seen before,”…

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Light a Bulb Campaign Exceeds Goal
Jan

12

2018

Light a Bulb Campaign Exceeds Goal

The hospital tree is fully lit! Due to the generous spirit of the North Okanagan community, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign has raised $275,888 exceeding its $250,000 goal. Businesses, individuals and organizations contributed to the Campaign in amounts of $10 to $40,000. “Every donation we received was vital in making this happen. We want to sincerely thank everyone who contributed…

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Light a Bulb at $244,586
Dec

21

2017

Light a Bulb at $244,586

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign is at 97% of its goal, raising $244,586 towards the $250,000 needed to purchase new endoscopes in the VJH Ambulatory Care Unit. “We are very thankful to have received so many generous donations over the past week, including a gift of $30,000 from Grizzly Curb & Concrete,” said Lisa Westermark, VJH Foundation Executive Director. “The North Okanagan…

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Japanese Women’s Association Supports Light a Bulb
Dec

21

2017

Japanese Women’s Association Supports Light a Bulb

Many thanks to the Japanese Women’s Association for donating funds raised from an annual spring chow mein fundraiser and fall bazaar! Janie Crockett and Agnes Sakakibara presented a cheque to VJH Foundation director Kevin Arbuckle.


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