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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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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First baby of 2018

First baby of 2018

The first baby of 2018 born in Sechelt Hospital! Desiree Metcalfe and Ryan Ryder became first-time parents on January 2, when their son, Sage Wolf Ryder, was born at Sechelt Hospital. They were presented with a lovely gift basket from the Gift Shop. The photo was taken by

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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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