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Hospital Foundation asking residents to 'Be an Angel'

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Photo: Acting Mayor Don Irwin hands Ashley Bentley (right) and Janice Isberg (left) the proclamation on Monday night – Chirstine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

 

 

 

The 13th annual ‘Be an Angel Campaign’ kicks off next week.

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To celebrate, Fort St. John City Council proclaimed November as Fort St. John Hospital Foundation month.

The Angel Campaign begins on November 1st with a community gala. Fund Development Officer Ashley Bentley says the money goes toward its Visiting Specialist Campaign, which brings nine different specialists to the community.

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The funds will allow the foundation to purchase new equipment for specialists, in hopes of attracting more specialists to the area.

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More than 5,100 residents use a specialist at least once a year, 1,800 of which need the service of an ophthalmologist.

Gala invitations can be picked up at any financial institution, and will be mailed out to more than 8,000 community members.

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The Be An Angel Campaign ends at 5:30 on December 1st, with a tree light-up at the local Hospital.

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