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Halfmoon Bay Bake, Craft and Plant Sale

Halfmoon Bay Bake, Craft and Plant Sale

HMB branch held their spring Bake, Craft and Plant Sale at Trail Bay Mall on Saturday May 12th just in time for Mothers Day. Delectable baking, choice crafts and some beautiful plants, lovingly potted up from her garden by Elizabeth Koll, were snapped up by an eager

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Auxiliary Day 2018

Auxiliary Day 2018

May 10th every year is proclaimed every year by the legislature of BC as Auxiliary Day to recognize the contribution of Hospital/Healthcare Auxiliaries throughout the province. The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary invited the community to celebrate with them at the Gift Shop, Thrift Store and in Pender

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Halfmoon Bay Bridge Luncheon Fundraiser

Halfmoon Bay Bridge Luncheon Fundraiser

The Halfmoon Bay Branch held their second annual Bridge Luncheon on April 26th at the Botanical Gardens. It was a beautiful sunny day and 15 tables of avid bridge players enjoyed a fabulous lunch of tea sandwiches and sweets prepared by auxiliary members. A very competitive silent

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Earth Day

Earth Day

The Roberts Creek Branch of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary held a Plant and Bake sale on April 22th in conjunction with the Earth Day celebration in Roberts Creek. It was a beautiful day and their booth attracted many visitors.

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BCAHA Spring Conference and AGM

BCAHA Spring Conference and AGM

8 members of the Sunshine Coast attended the spring conference in Harrison Hot Springs entitled “Strategies for Success”, April 20th-22nd. There was a lively Town Hall discussion Friday night, interesting workshops and a fashion show featuring clothing from various Thrift Stores. It was the first time at

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Approved grants 2018

Approved grants 2018

Sunshine Coast Auxiliary Granting Program 2018 Approved Grants Arrowhead Clubhouse – Sunshine Coast Community Services $10,000 The clubhouse serves adults living with mental illness. Funds will be used to help keep the clubhouse open on Mondays and to support employment development for its members. Bellies  and Babies

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Executive branch visits

Executive branch visits

The Executive of the Board has offered to attend each branch and standing committee, by invitation, to explain their roles and answer questions from the membership. On April 12th, Candice Sayre, Vice President and Warren Jones, Second Vice President, attended the Sechelt branch meeting. They answered questions

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Auxiliary supports Capilano University Students

Auxiliary supports Capilano University Students

On April 6th, 2018, 14 dedicated men and women celebrated their graduation from the Health Care Assistant Program at Capilano University, Sechelt Campus. They had completed 7 months of intensive and demanding training in which they must learn and demonstrate an enormous set of skills that value

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Brown Bag Lunch 2018

Brown Bag Lunch 2018

On March 26th, approximately 120 members gathered for the annual Brown Bag Lunch at the SIB hall. Each year, VCH recognizes the Auxiliary for its support of healthcare on the coast. This year included the recognition of the long-term service of 11 members who had contributed 20

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Staff Appreciation 2018

Staff Appreciation 2018

On February 14th, the executive of the Board represented all the members in thanking the VCH staff for their wonderful service providing excellent healthcare to the Sunshine Coast. Coffee and cookies were provided at the Sechelt hospital, Shorncliffe, the two Public Health Units, Sumac Place and the

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