Princeton Hospital Auxiliary board takes break for summer

Although there are no meetings during summer months, the Princeton Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop will remain open Wednesday to Friday.

Summer wind up potluck was held on June 10, marking the beginning of the Auxiliary’s summer break. Regular monthly meetings will resume September 9, 2013. Monthly meetings will take place on the second Monday of each month at the Princeton General Hospital.

Although there are no meetings during summer months, the Princeton Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop will remain open Wednesday to Friday, 10 a.m., to 4 p.m.  If you are looking for a special item and don’t see it, please ask at the counter as we do have larger items in our storage. — On that note, be advised we have many baby strollers available.

So far this year, we have had the opportunity to be generous with our gifts. Here is an up-to-date list of what your patronage at the Thrift Shop has enabled us to give to our community:

Two $1000 bursaries to graduates of Princeton Secondary School, $5000 to the Penticton Regional Hospital “Have a Heart Radio Thon,” $10,000 to Princeton Highway Extrication Society towards their new truck, $5000 to Vermilion Court for the new walk in tub, $1085 to Princeton Ground Search and rescue, $2200 to the Meals on Wheels program to enable them to continue for another season, $10,036 to Princeton General Hospital and Ridgewood Lodge for two special mattresses and $93.59 to assist with a sound system for the Princeton Health Care Centre.

Thank you Princeton and all our volunteers for making this possible.

Remember the Auxiliary raffle for the framed watercolour called, “My New Blue Desk.” —painted and donated by Sandy and Bill (not Bob – apologies for the previous error) Spring. Tickets are $1 each and only 300 are available for purchase. Pick yours up at the Thrift Shop – Draw date is June 26.

If you have an interest in becoming a part of this great organization, just visit us at the Thrift Shop or call 250-295-1577 for more information.

~ New members are always welcome. ~ Have a great summer everyone!