Photo, from left to right: Norm Woodcock, Chair Finance Committee, Lynn Heid, Leading Knight, Tony Small, Exalted Ruler, Janice Perrino, Foundation CEO & Joe Phillips, Squire
The Parksville Qualicum Beach Elks Club #589 fundraises throughout the year to support healthcare initiatives on Central Island. This hard working group focuses their attention on building and strengthening the communities they live in while providing assistance to children and families in need.
The group recently delivered two gifts of $500 each to Janice Perrino, CEO of the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation, for the purchase of of medical equipment at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) and at the Oceanside Health Centre in Parksville.
Since 1912, the Elks of Canada have given countless volunteers hours to promoting and serving community needs across Canada. With over 250 Lodges and 11,000 members the Elks continue growing and helping wherever needed.