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Across the Province

December 15, 2019|

Healthcare Auxiliary Day May 10th Auxiliary Day is celebrated in Richmond, Kelowna, Summerland, Chilliwack, Sunshine Coast and Powell River.  BCAHA salutes our member Auxiliaries and congratulates them for being difference-makers in healthcare and in their community. Across the Province Armstrong Freedom of the City Award: The volunteers of the Armstrong Spallumcheen Healthcare Auxiliary were surprised... Read More »... Read More »

100th Anniversary for Auxiliary to UHNBC

June 25, 2019|

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... Read More »... Read More »

President’s Message

June 25, 2019|

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... Read More »... Read More »

Sunshine Coast’s Pop-up Thrift Store

April 16, 2019|

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,... Read More »... Read More »

Across The Province

June 25, 2019|

‘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... Read More »... Read More »

Save the Date! BCAHA Annual AGM & Conference 2019

April 16, 2019|

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BCAHA Q&A – Laura Track, Human Rights Lawyer

March 29, 2019|

BCAHA News: Hello. Thank you for this opportunity to ask you a few questions. In October, you were the keynote speaker at BCAHA’s Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Areas joint conference. How did you enjoy that experience? Laura Track: It was a wonderful experience! The audience seemed very engaged and interested in the material –... Read More »... Read More »

Across the Province

March 29, 2019|

Squamish Wellness Fair The Wellness Fair is held annually in Squamish as an educational and interactive event designed to share information with our community about health services and other health and wellness resources. Flu immunizations, at no charge, are available for those who meet eligibility requirements. Our Auxiliary uses this fair to help inform the... Read More »... Read More »

Richmond Auxiliary Presents Bursaries

April 16, 2019|

Harmony Sander wants to become a Registered Nurse and, ultimately, a Nurse Practitioner. She has volunteered at Richmond Hospital since 2015.  This past year, she was accepted into the UBC Nursing Program (Okanagan Campus) and is eager to work with sick children. Ada Zhang is entering her fourth year in Microbiology and Immunology at UBC and... Read More »... Read More »