Photo, from left to right: Amber Adams, of the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation; Bob Chow, Service Officer; Joseph Briand, President.
The Royal Canadian Legion Mount Benson Branch #256 continue to do their part in supporting healthcare for veterans on Central Vancouver Island. On August 10th, they delivered $3,000 to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation towards the New Emergency Department Expansion at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH). The Legion 256 has contributed $11,500 towards the Emergency Department Expansion and a total of almost $70,000 to the Foundation during their giving history. The donation was raised during the 2010 Poppy fundraiser, which will begin again on October 29th, 2011.