Although the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association has disbanded, their generosity and service to the community will have a lasting presence in the North Okanagan. The story of the Association began decades ago in the 1970s, when the Okanagan Landing area was without fire protection services. “Okanagan Landing was part of the Regional District,” explains founding member Ed Forslund. “With no fire protection in the…
Carolyn Todd-Russell of the Brown Derby Cafe presents Sue Beaudry of Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation with a $5600.00 cheque that will be used towards the purchase of an Ultrasound Machine for the Digital Mammography Unit at VJH! Funds were raised through the sale of a pin-up calendar featuring members of the Tapestry Ladies Choir in Armstrong. Deborah Mehes-choir director, the Calendar Girls and VJHF send a ‘Heartfelt’…
Growing up in a serene neighbourhood with a supportive family might not prepare some children for the harsh realities of life, but for Rob and Laura Tedham, it was the perfect foundation that gave them the resolve and dedication to help others. Life-long volunteers, Rob and Laura have seen the other side of life from a local and international perspective. “I began volunteering with a youth organization in a rough Calgary neighbourhood,”…
Teamwork and dedication to the cause are major factors in the ongoing success of the VJH Foundation’s Do it For Dad event held each Father’s Day at Coldstream Ranch. Now in its 16th year, the annual run & walk to support local men with prostate cancer has raised $322,222 since its inception. More than 350 people come out faithfully each year to honour the fathers and men in their lives by…
With the completion of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s ‘Take a Picture’ campaign, the VJH Imaging Department is now fully digital, five years earlier than anticipated. The new machine was purchased thanks to more than $500,000 in generous donations from local individuals, and organizations made to VJH Foundation’s Take a Picture campaign. Funding was also provided by the regional hospital district. “It’s astounding the level…
12th Annual Radiothon Ready to Benefit Women’s & Children’s Health Services at Vernon Jubilee Hospital
On Thursday April 30, 105.7 Sun FM Radio invites the community to be part of its annual Radiothon at the Village Green Centre in support of Women’s and Children’s Health Services at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Please join Brian Martin and Betty Selin as they broadcast live on location from the main entrance of the mall, 6 am to 6 pm. Their goal is to raise…
VJHF Board member Kevin Arbuckle receives a $500 donation from Peter Hill, Jake Russell and Grace Urquhart of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board, North Okanagan Division.
VJH Foundation Board member Richard Rolke receives a generous donation of $1,000 for the Tower of Care Campaign from the Fraternal Order for the Eagles’ Past President John Mayr Hofer.
Thank You Subway! Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby locations raised funds through the sale of cookies, with all proceeds to Tower of Care, Phase II.
Many thanks to Pippa Forster from Designers Gallery Vernon for the generous donation of $1,511 towards Tower of Care!
Many thanks to MNP LLP for their generous donation of $2,620. MNP donates $20 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation every time the Vernon Vipers score a home goal! Go Vipers! (photo credit Lisa VanderVelde, Vernon Morning Star)
Checkers Bar and Grill at the Best Western is presenting the 1st annual ‘Rockin’ For Radiothon’ on Sunday, March 22 from noon to midnight with 12 local bands serving up 12 hours of rockin’ good fun for a great cause! Proceeds will support the Sun FM “Have a Heart Radiothon,”which is raising funds to purchase needed equipment for the Women’s and Children’s Health Services Unit…