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June 2018

Memorial Tree at Dufferin Place

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After the passing of Marjorie Kamp, former manager of Dufferin Place Extended Care Facility, and shortly after, her son Jordan Kamp who worked in food services; the staff at Dufferin, Food Services, managers from South Island as well as executive leaders wanted to do something special to remember these two dedicated Island Health employees. They made personal contributions to purchase a Silk tree that has fluffy pink fan-like flowers, symbolizing the uniqueness of Marjorie and Jordan. In addition, 2 picnic tables will be placed in the area in front of Dufferin, where on June 14th, the tree was planted and dedicated to Marjorie and Jordan.

Liberal Party Members visit NRGH

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Thank you to Dr. Michael Kenyon, ICU at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital for giving a tour to Andrew Wilkinson, B.C. Liberal Party Leader and MLA, Vancouver–Quilchena, Michelle Stilwell, MLA Parksville-Qualicum, and Peter Milobar, MLA Kamloops North Thompson. Thank you to the Liberal Party Members for taking the time to visit NRGH.

Michaels Nanaimo donates to NRGH Paediatrics

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Thank you to Michaels of Nanaimo for their generous donation of a Fun Centre for NRGH paediatrics! They raised the highest amount of all the Michaels Stores in Canada during the Company Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Fundraiser in 2017. The Michaels Nanaimo employees collected over $2,400 with cashier Angela Grymuza being the top fundraiser, well done!

Lucy Lytton Memorial Scholarship

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We were proud to be in attendance when Nanaimo Hospital Foundation supporter Roger Lytton presented the Lucy Lytton Memorial Scholarship to Ladysmith Secondary School graduates Mia Eilkinson and Shelly Ugalino. The bursary is awarded to two Grade 12 Ladysmith Secondary students who will be pursuing a career in a health field. Congratulations Mia and Shelly!

Peter Mansbridge congratulates Foundation’s CFO on award

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Foundation CFO, Susan Ryan had the honour of meeting Peter Mansbridge at the recent CPHR BC & Yukon Conference in Vancouver!

Mr. Mansbridge moderated a panel of industry leaders in the Executive HR Forum, was a keynote speaker and tirelessly signed books at the Tradeshow.

Sue is also the Chair of the Board of the CPHRBC and was honoured by her peers with a CPHR Fellowship.

Wave Babes continue their support

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Thank you to the Nanaimo Wave Babes for their $5,646 donation!
The Nanaimo Wave Babes Dragon Boat team formed in 2006 and over the past twelve years they have generously raised over $176,000 for the Foundation in support of breast cancer diagnosis at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.
Incredible effort and so greatly appreciated!