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SPIRIT OF THE NORTH DAY 2020

May 7th has been designated as Spirit of the North Day!  The Auxiliary will assist the foundation’s fund raising efforts by manning the phones as we have done in the past.  If you’d be interested in taking a shift, please contact Lindy Steele, president.

DONATE TO THE THRIFT SHOP

Our Thrift Shop on 3rd Avenue is looking for new donations.  They accept gently used clothing and household linens as well as toys, games and other household items.  Unfortunately they are unable to take furniture or large electronics due to lack of space.  All proceeds go directly to the Auxiliary to UHNBC which is a…

IT’S A GIRL!!

The first baby born at UHNBC in 2020 is a girl!  Aubrey Nellis ( 7 pounds 13 ounces) was welcomed into the world at 12:21 am on January 1st.  The Auxiliary is proud to gift a ‘Baby Cake’ basket to the new parents!

THANK YOU ART KNAPPS NURSERY and PRINCE GEORGE FLORISTS

Once again this Christmas, Jos Van Hage from Art Knapps Nursery, has donated  poinsettias to UHNBC.  The flowers were adorned with bows donated by Prince George Florists.  The plants were delivered to the hospital December 24th and distributed to patients by volunteers from the Auxiliary to UHNBC.  The distribution was organized by  Auxiliary volunteer Linda Schwab.                    Jos                                 Linda  …

THANK YOU PG SEWING

The Auxiliary sewing ladies are very prolific in the many items that they make for the Auxiliary Gift Shop at the hospital.  They are hugely supported by Ken at PG Sewing!  The super soft fleece for baby blankets is in high demand and hard to come by.  Ken gives them a deep discount since they…

‘CLICK’ FOR SHAKEN BABIES

Spreading the word of infant abuse with purple caps!!   Each and every day infants across North America are shaken and abused because the person caring for them became frustrated with their crying. Many times the abuse could have been prevented had the person caring for the infant only known that early infant crying can…

KNITTING FOR BABIES

Do you love to knit and have some time on your hands this winter?  The auxiliary is looking for people to donate knitted baby items for the hospital Gift Shop.  Proceeds of baby clothing sales goes directly to auxiliary donations of hospital equipment. We are especially in need of baby cardigans sizes 1-3 months.  Colours…

100th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT UNHBC

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF NORTHERN B. C. 100 years!   Teresa Fisher celebrated her 100th birthday with friends, family and hospital staff Friday , July 12th 2019.  Past President, Sharon Egglestone to the Auxiliary to UHNBC , who also are celebrating their 100  years of  service  to our hospital,  presented Teresa with a…