Auxiliary Day 2014

Auxiliary Day 2014

Members of the Auxiliary traveled from Madeira Park to Gibsons celebrating and informing the public about Auxiliary Day that was happening throughout British Columbia on May 10. Thank you to Frank Mauro of the SCRD, John Henderson, Mayor of Sechelt and Wayne Rowe, Mayor of Gibsons for

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BCAHA photo awards

BCAHA photo awards

The Auxiliary won two photography awards at this year’s BCAHA Spring Conference. The theme for this year’s conference was Connections.  We received one award for Volunteers connecting with patients/community (Photography by Allan Forest of Marion Proulx of the Roberts Creek Branch laying a wreath representing mothers during

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BCAHA Kelowna Conference

BCAHA Kelowna Conference

The 70th Annual Conference of the British Columbia Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries was held in Kelowna, April 28 to 30. A warm welcome to the over 300 attendees was given by our patron, Lieutenant Governor, The Honorable Judith Guichon, OBC. The keynote speaker, David MacLean, delivered a memorable

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Spring Fashion Fling

Spring Fashion Fling

Hopkins Landing Branch held the Spring Fashion Fling at Gibsons Landing on Wednesday April 23. Many browsed through Zocalo, The Landing, Swish and Whimsy taking advantage of special door prizes, bonuses and discounts. $1700 was raised during this fun event!

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Duane Burnett thank you

Duane Burnett thank you

Duane Burnett and ‘Tundra’ receive special thanks from the Auxiliary. Duane created a video of behind the scenes life at the Thrift Store. So by way of a thank-you, Marilyn Helgason, Chair of the Thrift Store, helps hold the memorial plaque to be placed over the outside

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Sechelt Service Pins

Sechelt Service Pins

Here are two of our members receiving their service pins at the Sechelt Branch meeting April 13. Marion Cook receiving her 20 year VCH service pin from Candice Sayre, 1st Vice and Donna Perry, Chair. Marilyn Jardine receiving her 40 year service pin from VCH and her 40 year service

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Celebration of Excellence

Celebration of Excellence

The finalists for the Celebration of Excellence Awards was presented on Friday, April 11, 2014. That they just happen to all be members of St. Mary’s Hospital/Health Care Auxiliary makes us extra proud! From left to right are John and Shelley Grainger (HMB)- Sunshine Coast Food Bank, Karen Scott (Gibsons) –

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Thank you volunteers

Thank you volunteers

VCH invited all volunteers for Totem and Shorncliffe facilities to a special “Thank-you” held at Seaside Centre on Thursday, April 10th. Pictured here are the St. Mary’s Hospital/Health Care Auxiliary volunteers who were able to attend.

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Let’s talk

Let's talk

Let’s talk: the volunteer reality in our community. This was held at the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club in Roberts Creek host by the St. Mary’s Auxiliary, Community Resource Centre and Sunshine Coast Community Services Society. Several volunteer groups gathered to discuss volunteer issues on the

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