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A Volunteer Christmas

A Volunteer Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, for this volunteer, I sat in my house, warmed by the cheer. Full of good food and counting each friend, I took just a moment to reflect at year-end. Those that I love were snuggled up tight, Dreaming of who would be

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2017 Auxiliary AGM

2017 Auxiliary AGM

The AGM was held November 27th at the Sechelt Legion. Guest speakers were Lynda Avis, President BCAHA, Dave Hawkins, Sechelt Hospital Foundation and Lauren Tindall, VCH, Operations Director, Sunshine Coast. Long Term Service awards were presented to members with 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years service.

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Loan Cupboard Coast Reporter article

Loan Cupboard Coast Reporter article

Loan Cupboard provides free hospital equipment The Loan Cupboard isn’t a cupboard at all! It’s actually a service that provides hospital equipment for short-term loan free of charge to residents of the coast. The Red Cross provides this type of service in other communities across BC. From

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Hopkins Fall Bazaar

Hopkins Fall Bazaar

The Hopkins Landing branch of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary held its annual Fall Bazaar on Nov 4th at Harmony Hall. It was a successful and fun day enjoyed by volunteers and the community.

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Lower Mainland AGM

Lower Mainland AGM

On Wed Oct 4,2017, 40 members of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary hosted the AGM for the BCAHA Lower Mainland area. The theme was “Health, Harmony and Humour”. The day began with an update from both Karin Olson, COO, Vancouver Coastal Health and Lauren Tindall, Director for

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Auxiliary supports new physiotherapy service

Auxiliary supports new physiotherapy service

The Halfmoon Bay branch of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary has provided $10,000 from its Memorial Fund to purchase new physiotherapy equipment for the Pender Harbour Health Centre. Memorial funds are usually given to individual branches of the Auxiliary in memory of loved ones for the branch

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Creek Daze 2017

Creek Daze 2017

Robert’s Creek members ready for the parade at Creek Daze August 12th.

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Sea Cavalcade

Sea Cavalcade

Thanks to all who came out and participated in the Sea Cavalcade parade on July 29th. Lisa drove the bus with residents from Shorncliffe and Totem, Carole Murray, President with her grandson and Vivian Haynes Board Treasurer, Jan from Halfmoon Bay as well as the Gibsons and

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Deb McIlrath Retirement

Deb McIlrath Retirement

Deb McIlrath, Administrative Assistant to Lauren Tindal and a good friend of the Sunshine Coast Health Care Auxiliary retired from Sechelt Hospital on July 14th. Michelle Chapman and Wendy Hunt, volunteers with the Loan Cupboard, presented her with a bouquet of flowers on behalf of the Auxiliary.

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Canada Day 2017

Canada Day 2017

The Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay branches walked together in the Canada 150 parade through downtown Sechelt handing out red and white balloons and Canada flags. There were huge enthusiastic crowds, lots of floats and it was a perfect day. A great way to celebrate our Country’s 150th

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