Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Aron Burke, Kootenay Savings Community Liaison, presented a $15,000 donation to the KBRH Golf Classic. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will support the Ambulatory Care Campaign at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings donates $15,000 to KBRH Golf Classic

2021 Golf Classic at Birchbank Golf Course goes Friday, Sept. 10

 

Stacey Cooper, KBRH Respiratory Therapist, accepted this donation from the TB Vets. Photo: Submitted

TB Vets donate $50,000 for new ventilator in Kootenay Boundary

The new ventilator greatly improves patient outcomes on difficult to ventilate airways.

 

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Walmart Trail donates to regional hospital

Funds will go toward the ICU/HART campaign

 

Emily Cardiff, Patient Care Coordinator, presented the Legion Foundation donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Legion Foundation donates to hospital in Trail

KBRH Health Foundation; A partnership that reaches back to the beginnings of organized medicine

Emily Cardiff, Patient Care Coordinator, presented the Legion Foundation donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Anita Fricke, auxiliary volunteer, presents the donation for these bright and colourful flowers on behalf of the Trail Hospital Auxiliary volunteers. Photo: Submitted

Trail auxiliary helps brighten hospital with flowers

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary formed in 1943

Anita Fricke, auxiliary volunteer, presents the donation for these bright and colourful flowers on behalf of the Trail Hospital Auxiliary volunteers. Photo: Submitted
“Proper use of PPE has been effective at protecting both residents/patients and health care workers from COVID-19,” IH told the Times. Photo: Viki Mohamad/Unsplash

Reader questions why COVID vaccine not mandatory for healthcare workers

COVID-19 immunizations are recommended, but not mandatory in British Columbia

“Proper use of PPE has been effective at protecting both residents/patients and health care workers from COVID-19,” IH told the Times. Photo: Viki Mohamad/Unsplash
The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on June 9. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary doctors offer a healthy dose of goodness with Gratitude Mural

Its red ribbon is in the shape of a heart rising above a Kootenay Boundary mountain scene

The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on June 9. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted
Intact Insurance has donated $5,000 to the Chronic Pain Service Project through their Better Communities Program. Sandy Thor-Larsen, CEO Kootenay Insurance Services, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of Intact Insurance. Photo: Submitted

Donation to Kootenay Boundary chronic pain service

Intact Insurances has donated $5,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation for the service

Intact Insurance has donated $5,000 to the Chronic Pain Service Project through their Better Communities Program. Sandy Thor-Larsen, CEO Kootenay Insurance Services, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of Intact Insurance. Photo: Submitted
Jeanette Makortoff is on a mission to say thank you to the first responders, health care providers and facilities that saved her life 10 years ago. Photo: Betsy Kline

Castlegar accident survivor runs to say thank you

Jeanette Makortoff is on a mission to say thank you to the people that saved her life 10 years ago

Jeanette Makortoff is on a mission to say thank you to the first responders, health care providers and facilities that saved her life 10 years ago. Photo: Betsy Kline
A $34,520 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation’s ICU/HART Project was made from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) through Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program. The foundation is grateful to the RDKB and the Trust for this investment in regional health care. Diane Langman, RDKB chair, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of the City of Trail, City of Rossland, Village of Warfield and Area B. Photo: Submitted

Big boost for Kootenay Boundary ICU/HART Project

Money raised will be invested a range of new equipment

A $34,520 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation’s ICU/HART Project was made from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) through Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program. The foundation is grateful to the RDKB and the Trust for this investment in regional health care. Diane Langman, RDKB chair, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of the City of Trail, City of Rossland, Village of Warfield and Area B. Photo: Submitted
Kurtis MacGillivray, owner Kurtis’ No Frills in Trail, presented the KBRH Health Foundation with a cheque for $11,653, money the store’s staff raised in March through the daisy memorial campaign. Photo:Submitted

Daisies raise $11,000+ for cancer care at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Paper daisies are distributed at the store tills then entered into a draw for prizes

Kurtis MacGillivray, owner Kurtis’ No Frills in Trail, presented the KBRH Health Foundation with a cheque for $11,653, money the store’s staff raised in March through the daisy memorial campaign. Photo:Submitted
L-R: Megan Caron and Marci Brooks presented the Crowe class’ donation to the KBRH Health Foundation last week. Photo: Submitted

Grads at Trail high school raise money for mental health care

Funds were raised by students running laps (pledged) around the two Trail bridges

L-R: Megan Caron and Marci Brooks presented the Crowe class’ donation to the KBRH Health Foundation last week. Photo: Submitted
After consultation with the Physician Mural Design Team, consisting of Drs. Babensee, Benzer, Peter Krampl, and Carolyn Stark, the group mutually chose ‘Uplifting and Joyful’ as the mural’s focus, and unanimously agreed on a concept proposed by Tyler Toews.Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail doctors commission massive ‘Gratitude Mural’

Kootenay Boundary Physicians Association strive to uplift and bring joy into an otherwise dark time

After consultation with the Physician Mural Design Team, consisting of Drs. Babensee, Benzer, Peter Krampl, and Carolyn Stark, the group mutually chose ‘Uplifting and Joyful’ as the mural’s focus, and unanimously agreed on a concept proposed by Tyler Toews.Photo: Submitted
LeRoi Community Foundation President, Scott Daniels presented a $12,000 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation.#ECSFund	Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates $12,000 to Kootenay Boundary COVID relief

KBRH Health Foundation received $12,000 towards its COVID-19 Greatest Need Fund #ECSFund

LeRoi Community Foundation President, Scott Daniels presented a $12,000 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation.#ECSFund	Photo: Submitted
Patsy Lesiuk died at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on March 11. She became infected with COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital in February. Photo: Courtesy the Lesiuk family

Trail family seeks answers after losing mother to COVID-19 infection

Patsy Lesiuk contracted the novel coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital in February

Patsy Lesiuk died at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on March 11. She became infected with COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital in February. Photo: Courtesy the Lesiuk family
SMS Italo Canadese has donated $50,000 to the ICU/HART Project at KBRH. Campaign funds will upgrade mandatory medical equipment to advance care for critically ill and injured patients. SMS Italo Canadese members Lina Horan (left) and Toni Driutti presented this generous donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Italo Canadese sell Trail hall; make big donations to local charities

SMS Italo Canadese officially registered as a fraternal mutual benefit society on March 26, 1934

SMS Italo Canadese has donated $50,000 to the ICU/HART Project at KBRH. Campaign funds will upgrade mandatory medical equipment to advance care for critically ill and injured patients. SMS Italo Canadese members Lina Horan (left) and Toni Driutti presented this generous donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Jolene Bruce, Registered Nurse ICU and Greg Rollins, PPL Respiratory Services, were on hand at KBRH to accept the CMA Foundation donation and display the new ventilator and one of the new IV pumps purchased with the grant. Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates $81,140 to hospital in Trail

The money was used to purchase vital new medical equipment

Jolene Bruce, Registered Nurse ICU and Greg Rollins, PPL Respiratory Services, were on hand at KBRH to accept the CMA Foundation donation and display the new ventilator and one of the new IV pumps purchased with the grant. Photo: Submitted
Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care unit is underway on the second floor of the newly completed KBRH wing. Photo: Howard Regnier

Work begins on next phase of Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital redevelopment

This next phase of work is on target to finish up in 2023

Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care unit is underway on the second floor of the newly completed KBRH wing. Photo: Howard Regnier
CIBC Trail representatives Alison Varga, Banking Centre Leader (left) and Dallas Wydja, Customer Service Representative, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

CIBC Trail donates $10,000 to regional hospital

Funding will help purchase new diagnostic imaging equipment

CIBC Trail representatives Alison Varga, Banking Centre Leader (left) and Dallas Wydja, Customer Service Representative, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has donated $5,000 to the ICU/HART Project. Allana Ferro, president Trail Hospital Auxiliary, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail Hospital Auxiliary donates $5,000 to aid the most critically ill

Money will go to buy new equipment for the KBRH ICU and HART

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has donated $5,000 to the ICU/HART Project. Allana Ferro, president Trail Hospital Auxiliary, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted