Donation

Rick Basso and Jodie Lemieux from the Trail Hockey Club Society handed a cheque for $34,700 to Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association president Trent McNabb at the Friday night home game. The Trail society donated another $1,900 to the West Kootenay Crusaders U15 AA hockey team for its 19 players, represented by Allison McCarthy (right). The society has also contributed a whopping $125,000+ in scholarships to almost 50 students, as well as donating funds to a number of organizations. Photo: Jim Bailey

‘Tis the season

Trail Hockey Club Society donates generously to minor hockey.

 

Donated socks will go to Keeping Off the Cold in Penticton. (Submitted)

Green Party hosts sock drive for those in need

New socks can be dropped off at locations in Penticton, Oliver, Rossland and Trail

 

Terry Martin, KBRH health foundation board member (right), accepted this generous donation from Kathleen (left) and Brad Zubrick (centre), McDonald’s Trail and Castlegar owners. Photo: Submitted

McHappy Day in Trail and Castlegar supports regional health care

Generous donation supports medical equipment upgrades for ambulatory care at KBRH.

 

Paul Butler (Trail branch), Jessica Stajduhar (member service centre), Shelly Martin (corporate office), and Keith Smyth (board of directors) presented their donation to Jennie Kelly and Sheila Adcock of Career Development Services. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings employees put their money where their heart is

Contributions to local good causes comes from the Care Wear program

Paul Butler (Trail branch), Jessica Stajduhar (member service centre), Shelly Martin (corporate office), and Keith Smyth (board of directors) presented their donation to Jennie Kelly and Sheila Adcock of Career Development Services. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Steven Ryder, Coun. Bert Kniss, Mayor Steven Morissette, Brian Ryder and Coun. Bill Wenman. Photo: Submitted

$50,000 donation honours father and will bring Fruitvale community together

The Ryder family legacy began in 1965 when Brian and his wife Ruth landed in Fruitvale.

L-R: Steven Ryder, Coun. Bert Kniss, Mayor Steven Morissette, Brian Ryder and Coun. Bill Wenman. Photo: Submitted
Midway firefighters and Chief Mike Daloise stop for lemonade at Finley Kamigochi’s department fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 7. Photo: Cam Kamigochi.

Goodwill starts early in this Midway family

The department honoured five-year-old Finley Kamigochi at a special presentation this week

Midway firefighters and Chief Mike Daloise stop for lemonade at Finley Kamigochi’s department fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 7. Photo: Cam Kamigochi.
Midway firefighters and Chief Mike Daloise stop for lemonade at Finley Kamigochi’s department fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 7. Photo courtesy of Cam Kamigochi.

Adorable little girl raises money for West Boundary fire dept.

The department honoured five-year-old Finley Kamigochi at a special presentation this week

Midway firefighters and Chief Mike Daloise stop for lemonade at Finley Kamigochi’s department fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 7. Photo courtesy of Cam Kamigochi.
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
St. Michael’s Catholic School is one of eight schools receiving a $2,000 donation from the Murphy Family Foundation.

Murphy Family Foundation lends support to West Kootenay schools

The Murphy Foundation provides generous alternative to ‘Trail Smoke Eaters in schools’ campaign

St. Michael’s Catholic School is one of eight schools receiving a $2,000 donation from the Murphy Family Foundation.
Telus donates to Trail hospital

Telus donates to Trail hospital

Kootenay Boundary Health Foundation gets a boost from Telus to secure charging station

  • Sep 8, 2020
Telus donates to Trail hospital
Teck Trail’s Carol Vanelli Worosz (top middle) recently met virtually with staff from West Kootenay Take a Hike. (Submitted)

Teck Trail supports vulnerable youth during COVID-19

Teck donates $14,000 to West Kootenay Take a Hike

Teck Trail’s Carol Vanelli Worosz (top middle) recently met virtually with staff from West Kootenay Take a Hike. (Submitted)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
(Submitted photo)

Grand Forks company donates to emergency department campaign

Construction now underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Feb 20, 2020
(Submitted photo)
KBRH Respiratory Therapist, Amy Pickerell (right) and KBRH Maternity and Pediatrics Patient Care Coordinator, Karina Poznekoff (centre) with Carol Schlender, KBRH Health Foundation Board Treasurer (left), received the equipment made possible by these funds. (Submitted photo)

TB Vets donate $20,000 for youngest patients at Trail hospital

Glidescopes are used for the insertion of artificial airways for infant and pediatric patients

  • Feb 7, 2020
KBRH Respiratory Therapist, Amy Pickerell (right) and KBRH Maternity and Pediatrics Patient Care Coordinator, Karina Poznekoff (centre) with Carol Schlender, KBRH Health Foundation Board Treasurer (left), received the equipment made possible by these funds. (Submitted photo)