Photo, from left to right: Stan Hawkes; Larry Kristiansen; Seppo Hokkanen; Amber Adams, of the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation; Joseph Briand, Legion 256 President; John Wootten; Jim Blackburn.
The Royal Canadian Legion Mount Benson Branch #256 continue to do their part in supporting healthcare for veterans on Central Vancouver Island. On December 15th, they presented $4,500 to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation towards the New Emergency Department Expansion at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH). The Legion 256 has contributed $16,000 towards the Emergency Department Expansion and a total of almost $75,000 to the Foundation during their giving history. The donation was raised through gaming activities throughout 2011.