Tag Archives: East Kootenay Foundation for Health

Little town that did back again for ICU

It’s been a few years since Yahk, the little town that could; did in fact fundraise over $8,000 from its Breastfest event to support East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) and the digital stereotactic mammography campaign. This year the board … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Old-Timers make first Starlite gift

It’s truly amazing to think that even when hockey rinks don’t have ice surfaces down, organizations like the Key City Old-timers Hockey Club are still busy with activities with their 120-plus members. The recreation hockey league (35+ men’s) recently hosted … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, News, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Many faces of giving aid Starlite Campaign

New brand to launch 2015 campaign In the summer of 2008 the East Kootenay Regional Hospital was undergoing a major expansion with a new emergency department, ambulatory care and registration areas. The exterior design of the hospital offered an opportunity … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New ICU project enters home stretch

Interior Health is entering the home stretch on a new intensive care unit (ICU) and major electrical upgrades to East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. The new building structure for the ICU and electrical equipment is complete and the brickwork, … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Northstar and BP ready to giveaway 19 vehicles

It`s baaaaack… the Boston Pizza/Northstar Motors fourth annual Par 3 Charity Golf Tournament is taking place on Friday, August 21, at the Cranbrook Golf Course! This much-loved unique tournament features a hole-in-one prize of a brand new vehicle on every hole … > Read More

Posted in Business, Cranbrook, Featured, News, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EKFH funds new beds at Elk Valley Hospital

The Elk Valley Hospital recently welcomed the arrival of two new low profile beds thanks to $14,000 in funding from the East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH). High beds are a safety concern. Lowering the bed helps promote patient safety and … > Read More

Posted in Elk Valley, Elkford, Featured, Fernie, Kootenay Life, News, Sparwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Raffle helps out ICU

A logging truck full of dry larch was the top prize in a raffle to raise funds for the new ICU currently under construction at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. The logging truck full of larch was generously donated by … > Read More

Posted in Business, Cranbrook, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two exceptional gifts from Fairmont Lions

Two weeks ago, under a bright blue sky a full slate of 144 golfers hit the links at the annual Fairmont Lions Coy’s Golf Fun Day. The tournament, now in its 26th year, is one of the more popular golf events … > Read More

Posted in Featured | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jewels on Ninth recognizes ICU with $2,000

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital ICU team is getting excited about the department’s move to the new six-bed unit in the spring of 2016. This new addition to the regional hospital replaces the current four-bed unit and will also include two … > Read More

Posted in Business, Cranbrook, Featured, Kootenay Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Every dollar donated in June qualifies EKFH to win $10k

The summer can be challenging for charities – typically a time with lower supporter engagement and a decline in donations. The solution? The Great Canadian Giving Challenge! Launching this year for the first time, it encourages Canadians to donate in … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment