In 1919, in the aftermath of World War 1 and amid a flu pandemic, a group of dedicated women formed the Prince George Ladies Auxiliary. In the 1920s, the Auxiliary raised funds for a much-needed X-ray machine. During the Depression, they stored food items and produce for patients and used a horse and buggy to […]
Greetings to all,
Spring is in the air! Winter has been colder than usual and I am more than happy to embrace the words of the poet, “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” The sun is shining, trees are budding out and the daffodils are blooming here on the Island.
The highlight of Spring for […]
A creative idea from the Sunshine Coast has generated interest and smiles from the residents of Totem Lodge and the Shorncliffe Care Facility. As described on its Facebook Page (March 5, 2019), volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary offered the residents Christmas stocking vouchers for the Auxiliary Thrift Store. But due to mobility challenges, […]
‘Volunteers Rock’ at Penticton Auxiliary
All we can say is “Wow!” Just three months after the Penticton Hospital Auxiliary fulfilled its original $250,000 pledge to the SOS Medical Foundation’s campaign to provide the medical equipment for the PRH expansion, they’ve donated again.
Now the Auxiliary has presented more than $45,000 to help acquire medical equipment for the […]