information from: Free Press
The South Cariboo Health Foundation (SCHF) is presenting Studio 2 Studio 3, its third annual self-guided art tour fundraiser, on Sept. 12.
The tour next month will see close to a dozen artists open up their studios and display their work at seven locations around 108 Mile Ranch.
(from “the free press” April 17 2015″)
Interior Health residential care recreation therapist Wendy Reilly, back left, joined South Cariboo Health Foundation (SCHF) directors Konrad Schmidt-Meil and Chris Nickless, and chair Mary Shennum – who jumped in for a test drive – when they checked out two shiny new Parker automated bathtubs at Mill Site Lodge on April 17. The SCHF donated $42,684. toward the $71,140 purchase, the the balance ($28,456) funded by the Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District.
(From the free press. April 17, 2015)
Lion hearted contribution
Highway 24-Interlakes Lions Club vice president Harv Allen, centre, presented a $1000 cheque to South Cariboo Health Foundation chair Mary Shennum and directors Ralph Fossum, left, Konrad Schmidt-Meil and Chris Nickless at the 100 Mile District General Hospital on April 17.
( from “The Pulse, News from the South Cariboo Health Foundation.” spring 2015)
Dr. Gordon Hutchinson, the hospital’s general practitioner for oncology, says he is “absolutely pleased about this. A great and noticeable improvement appreciated by patients and families.”
It facilitates a more comfortable delivery of his cancer consultation services. “It was a cubby hole. You couldn’t ger more than one family member inside and there was a lack of privacy.”
The cost of $15,400 was shared by the SCHF and Cariboo-Regional district.
Longtime residents recognized for significant support
A formal recognition luncheon was held to honour and recognize longtime residents Jim and Sheila McMillan for their very generous contributions to the South Cariboo Health Foundation (SCHF) over the years.
Marmot Ridge Golf Course hosting Fun Golf Tournament on June 20
While it can’t be said that every round of golf is good for the heart, an upcoming Fun Golf Tournament in 100 Mile House is aiming to be.
Golfers of all skill levels are invited to “drive one for the health of your heart” on June 20. The event will benefit the South Cariboo Health Foundation, which is fundraising to purchase two new electrocardiogram (ECG) analyzers for the 100 Mile House Hospital lab.
Tee off is 1 p.m. at Marmot Ridge Golf Course in 100 Mile House.
Cost is $35 per person, which includes a nine-hole round, BBQ, silent auction, 50/50 draw and prizes.
Call 250-395-4169 to register.
South Cariboo Health Foundation steps up once again
Carole Rooney Free Press
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