The annual Toy Run to benefit the Dr. REM Lee Hospital Foundation Pediatrics fund and the Salvation Army is coming up.
Breakfast is at 10am, the ride starts at noon, the fun continues at your friendly neighbourhood Thornhill Pub after the ride.
The new echocardiogram has arrived! Northern B.C. residents now have faster access to hear scans! Mills Memorial Hospital can now increase scans to 10 to 12 a day with the new addition.
An echocardiogram is essentially a heart-ultrasound and is used five days a week and often for evening and weekend emergencies as well. It can be used to diagnose a heart-issue, check for possible damage after a heart attack, or to monitor heart-health for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
People from Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Smithers, Haida Gwaii and all over the north will benefit from the services in Terrace since it’s the only place north of Prince George with an echocardiogram.
Thank You Pacific Northern Gas for Your Donation of $1000.00 Towards the Echocardiogram Upgrade at Mills Memorial Hospital!
Thank you Nisga'a Lisims Government for the $10,000 Donation Towards Hospital Equipment Upgrades at Mills Memorial Hospital!
By enhancing the scope and quality of medical and health care services available at Mills Memorial Hospital and Terraceview Lodge the health needs of our residents and of the neighbouring areas can be addressed locally and eliminate costly referrals to larger centres.
Turn conversations into Donations by joining Janine Kraft and Howard Tsang of Telus at Tim Hortons on Keith Ave. for Telus Fiber For Good Fundraiser, Tuesday June 13, from 8:00am - 10:30am
Cash donations are also accepted, going towards an Echocardiogram and C-ARM for the urology suite upgrade at Mills Memorial Hospital.
Thank you to the 43 players who played in the 2nd Annual Have A Heart Radiothon Charity Poker Tournament at Chances Terrace on Saturday May 6
Colin Smith $1000
Larry Norheim $700
Maurice Michaud $300
Colin and Larry donated $50 each of their winnings back. Skeena Concrete and the Eichhorst family donated $1000 to the R.E.M. Lee foundation as well. Total funds raised was $3,400 with donations!
Thank you to all the players, organizers and volunteers for participating in this fun event!
Thank You Terrace Knights of Columbus for your generous donation, supporting funds towards the Echocardiogram!
Get ready to raise, fold or go All-In with Bell Media's Charity Poker Tournament to benefit the Dr. REM Lee Hospital foundation, buy in is $100, only 81 seats available. Grab your tickets from Chances Terrace
Thank You Seabridge Gold for the Donation to help upgrade Hospital Equipment at Mills Memorial Hospital!
Tickets Now Available at Chances $100 buy-in Charity Poker Tournament May 6, 2017 Chances Casino, Terrace BC
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Terrace, B.C. posted Feb 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM— updated Mar 2, 2017 at 10:36 AM
TERRACE is getting a new Mills Memorial Hospital, provincial finance minister Mike de Jong announced while in the community today.
And seeking qualified contractors for a project this size, called procurement in how large scale projects are undertaken, could take place as early as next year, he said.
“I can confirm that there is money for a new hospital within the fiscal plan,” he said of a list of major public sector expenditures developed by the provincial government.
Generally speaking, completion of a business plan could take about 18 months and then be followed up by the complex job of lining up construction contracts and site preparation before the actual work begins.
It's not uncommon for large public sector projects to take up to seven years from approval to completion.
While previous estimates have placed the cost of a replacement of the current facility, now nearly 60 years old, in the $430 million range, de Jong said a final figure will await the completion of a business development plan.
“I would hesitate to provide a figure,” he said, adding cost, size of facility and services to be provided within a new Mills will be determined by the business plan.
The size of the development is such that it will be the single largest provincial government construction project in the history of the northwest.
The Northwest Transmission Line did cost more than what is contemplated for a new Mills but that was built by BC Hydro, a provincial crown corporation and not directly by the province.
The new facility will be located on the same large piece of property now containing the current Mills Memorial.
The announcement of a new Mills was made by de Jong at a Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
He said the ability of the province to build a new Mills comes through its fiscal and budget planning which allows for large-ticket expenditures while retaining its Triple A credit rating.
CLARIFICATION. The second paragraph in the original story: "And some form of construction could start as early as next year, said de Jong" has been replaced with this: "And seeking qualified contractors for a project this size, called procurement in how large scale projects are undertaken, could take place as early as next year, he said."
Source: Terrace Standard: http://www.terracestandard.com/news/415010214.html
Thank you Terrace MS Support Group and Doug MacKay for your Urology Suite $1,000 Donation! Thank You for Being Local Heroes
Thank You C.Taylor and Associates Wealth Management for showing your Support and Appreciation, Making our Volunteers SHINE with New Jackets!
A BIG Thank you to RBC Foundation for your donation of $5000, truly making a positive impact here in Northern BC!
Thank You for a Generous Donation of $11,320 from Terrace Shoppers Drug Mart Growing Women's Health Campaign, Benefiting Local Women’s Health!
Left to right: Ron Bartlett, Foundation, Jacques Pelletier, Foundation, Ryan Frank, Foundation, Dianne Rooker, Foundation and Shoppers Drug Mart Team (both Terrace BC locations) Julie Melia, Kim Whelan, and JoAnn Flemming
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