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Auxiliary Action No. 76 December 2017
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Auxiliary Action No. 73 Winter 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 72 Fall 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 71 Spring 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 70 Winter 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 69 Fall 2015

2015 BCAHA Annual Report

June 29, 2016|

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‘Listen, Learn, Lead’

May 27, 2016|

BCAHA AGM and Leadership Forum April 15-17, 2016 A well-attended and well-received AGM and Leadership Forum was held under sunny skies at the Lakeside Resort Convention Centre in Penticton.  Conference Chair Vicky Forest lined up an impressive slate of speakers and topics that centered on the responsibilities and possibilities of leadership. “This year we tried... Read More »... Read More »

President’s Message

May 26, 2016|

Greetings to all Members, The promise of summer is visible everywhere in our beautiful province, and I hope our members will take time to enjoy the warmer weather with family and friends.  I realize that most of you will also continue your volunteer auxiliary duties.  We are all proud and grateful for your dedication! The... Read More »... Read More »

A Recap from BCAHA’s Executive Director

May 26, 2016|

It’s hard to believe three years have gone by since I accepted the role of Executive Director.  Those years have been full of changes for BCAHA, from changing faces around the Board table, to a brand new visual identity program and website, to a new, more streamlined format for the provincial conference in even-numbered years.... Read More »... Read More »

Healthcare Auxiliary Day – May 10, 2016

May 26, 2016|

The Province of British Columbia’s “Healthcare Auxiliary Day” Proclamation has again inspired creative responses and celebrations.  To highlight just a few: Penticton marked the occasion with a $25,000 donation; Burns Lake shared its story of “Together we can . . .”; Mission offered cookies and a gift basket draw; and Clearwater thanked its supporters by passing... Read More »... Read More »

Across the Province

May 26, 2016|

Delta Auxiliary Delivers Bus “Generously donated by the Delta Hospital Auxiliary” and “Supporting healthcare in Delta since 1969 “ are twin slogans that now attract attention on the streets of Delta.  On April 11, a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony brought together Auxiliary volunteers, Fraser Health officials, visitors and invited guests.  But the biggest smiles came from... Read More »... Read More »

BCAHA 2015 Raffle Draw

February 26, 2016|

BCAHA’s 2015 Raffle Draw was held on Dec. 23, at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.  Pictured are (l-r) Helen Carkner, BCAHA Executive Director; Dr. Drew Digney, Executive Medical Director, Island Health Authority; Lynda Avis, BCAHA President; Nanaimo Mayor Bill McKay; Charlotte Aked, BCAHA Treasurer; and Anne Marie Smith, Vancouver Island Area Rep. Congratulations to the... Read More »... Read More »

President’s Message Winter 2016

February 14, 2018|

This New Year is well underway and signs of yet another new season are all around us.  Here on my Island home, my garden abounds with snowdrops and crocuses, forming patchwork quilts below an army of advancing daffodils.  In nature, changes are visible, and so it is in our BCAHA family; 2016 will be a... Read More »... Read More »

Across The Province

February 26, 2016|

Riding High: Powell River Auxiliary Makes Equine Offering  Known for its community giving, the Powell River Health-Care Auxiliary has again made a special contribution.  Previously, the auxiliary earned plaudits for its record $877,000 donation to help furnish the new Willingdon Creek Village care facility.  More recently, the auxiliary made an innovative funding choice—the purchase of... Read More »... Read More »