First Prize – Auxiliary to the Lions Gate Hospital (North Vancouver): An Auxiliary volunteer takes a reading break in the Auxiliary lounge in the 1970s. A youth Auxiliary volunteer takes a break in the same lounge in 2019. In 25 years, what will our volunteer be doing during her/his break?
Second Prize – Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary: Volunteers smiling and laughing in 1965 and, again, today. Not sure if these guys can knit?
Runner-up – Powell River Health-Care Auxiliary: Powell River Handcraft Group creating items for annual Bazaar in 1989 and 2019.
Runner-up – South Cowichan Healthcare Auxiliary: Cooking fun and companionship.
Runner-up – Kelowna Auxiliary to Kelowna General Hospital Foundation:
(below) Margaret Dawson, BCAHA President from 2011–2013, makes
a very special Christmas stocking in 1986; (below) 2018 gifts given by the Auxiliary to any baby born on or after Christmas Day. The next nine boys and nine girls each receive a stocking full of baby items.
Runner-up – Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary. Our hospital through the years: original building on the dock; St. Mary’s Hospital in Pender Harbour; Sechelt Hospital in Sechelt (photos: Allan Forest).