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JCI Gala raises nearly $23,000 for Tower of Care Campaign

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July 28, 2015 - 4:00 PM

VERNON - The sixth annual JCI Hospital Gala held April 18 at the Best Western Vernon Lodge raised $22,920 for the Building a Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II.  The sold out event, ‘A Night in Paris’ featured a three-course meal, live and silent auctions, a casino, photography station and entertainment from Half a Quorum Band, Diversity Dance & Fitness, Errol Holm, Accordion Player and Dharma Dolls.

“We are very thankful for the generous community support we receive from sponsors, volunteers and those who come out to celebrate with us to benefit the hospital and health care in the North Okanagan,” said Co-chair Kelly Kedrosky.

“We would also like to acknowledge the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation for their continuous encouragement and assistance,” said co-chair Angel Schulz.

Since 2002, JCI Vernon has raised $295,814 for areas of need at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.  VJH Foundation President Elise Allan acknowledged JCI members for their dedication to organizing such a festive event for the community.  “We appreciate the enthusiasm and dedication from JCI in supporting our hospital’s needs.  The hard work they do each year for the Foundation is always very much appreciated.”

JCI Vernon is an organization for young people between the ages of 19 and 40 who have a desire to better themselves and the communities they live in. For more information on JCI Vernon visit www.jcivernon.com.

VJH Foundation is raising $2.5 million for the Building a Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II, which will help furnish and equip the 6th and 7th floors of Polson Tower at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.  To contribute to the Campaign, please contact 250.558.1362 or donate online at www.vjhfoundation.org/donate.

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