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July 2017

Poppy Funds Support NRGH

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Photo left to right: Joann Walton-Hatch, 1st Vice President and Poppy Fund Treasure; Janice Perrino, of the Hospital Foundation.

Last Fall Canadians proudly wore their poppies as a symbol of appreciation for the many men and women who devoted their lives to serve our country. Here in Nanaimo Joann Walton-Hatch of the Royal Canadian Legion Mount Benson Branch #256 recently delivered a portion of the money they raised through poppy sales to Janice Perrino, CEO of the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation. The $3,000 will go towards the purchase of medical equipment at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Since 1990 the Branch #256 has delivered almost $115,000 to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation for healthcare equipment and programs that benefit veterans and their families.

Tribute Festival Gives To CT Scanner

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From left to right: Sheryl Briggs, Sharon, Janice Perrino & Sherry Judson

The Vancouver Island Tribute Festival presented Foundation CEO Janice Perrino with a cheque for $10,000 raised at the festival in May. Thank you to the organizers for all the hard work that went into making this such an outstanding weekend of music and entertainment and raising these funds for the CT Scanner at NRGH. Watch their website for next year’s dates islandtributefestival.com