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HMB Pancake Breakfast 2017

HMB Pancake Breakfast 2017

On July 9th, the HMB branch of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary provided the annual Pancake Breakfast for the 51st HMB Fair in Coopers Green Park. Between 9 and 11 am we served 250 hungry community friends with pancakes, sausages, strawberries, juice and coffee. It was a

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Auxiliary Donates $273,000

Auxiliary Donates $273,000

Each year, the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary responds to the “Wish List” presented by Vancouver Coastal Health to support Healthcare in our community. This year the request for a total of $273,000 will fund equipment for Acute Care at Sechelt Hospital, Mental Health and Addictions, Home Care,

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Auxiliary Supports Community Programs

Auxiliary Supports Community Programs

The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary has established a Granting Program that will provide a percentage of their yearly fundraising to healthcare related community programs. This year, 5 programs will share $24,000. Bellies and Babies (Sunshine Coast Community Services Society) provides pre and post natal nutritional counselling and

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Pender Harbour May Parade 2017

Pender Harbour May Parade 2017

The Totem/Shorncliffe bus and members from the Pender Harbour and HMB branches participated in this annual parade on May 20. The main street was lined 4 and 5 deep to view the handmade floats, pipe band, horses and riders and other entries. The Auxiliary marchers always get

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Bertie Hull 100th birthday Celebration

Bertie Hull 100th birthday Celebration

The HMB branch hosted a 100th birthday party for Bertie at Totem Lodge on May 13. Son Gordon, Council member Alice Lutes and many Auxiliary members turned up to sing Happy Birthday. Cards from the Queen and Prime Minister were read out. Bertie joined the Auxiliary in

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HMB Bridge Luncheon

HMB Bridge Luncheon

The Botanical Gardens was the setting for the first Fabulous Bridge Luncheon hosted by the Halfmoon Bay branch on May 11. Although the day was cool and rainy, 15 tables of bridge players enjoyed a scrumptious lunch of fancy sandwiches, sweets, fruit, tea and coffee. A silent

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Auxiliary Day 2017

Auxiliary Day 2017

Events from Pender Harbour to Gibsons saw Auxiliary members proudly connecting with their communities to celebrate Auxiliary day on May 10th as proclaimed by the Provincial Government to honour all Healthcare Auxiliaries. Balloons, banners, signs, cookies, cake and one very large therapy dog named Kubi (in Sechelt)

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Hopkins Fashion Bingo

Hopkins Fashion Bingo

The Hopkins branch hosted a Fashion Bingo on May 7 with clothing and accessories supplied by Swish fashions in Gibsons Landing. Bingo cards had fashion items and trend instead of numbers and everyone won a prize. Delicious light refreshments were served and a fun time was had

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BCAHA Conference April 23-26, 2017

18 members travelled to Kamloops for the provincial conference. Most went on the Totem/Shorncliffe bus. Two of our members presented workshops, Warren Jones on Renovating the Thrift Store and Candice Sayre on the new provincial requirements for Constitution and Bylaws. Both were very well received. Members enjoyed

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Loan Cupboard donates overstocked items

Loan Cupboard donates overstocked items

Loan Cupboard donates overstocked items that have not been needed for distribution on the Sunshine Coast to Rotary International for their World Health Program. Photo of the donated items from the past 7 months that were not put on Loan Cupboard inventory or distributed throughout the Sunshine

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