It is with great sadness that we tell you of the passing of a loved friend of RNFBC. Pat Wadsworth passed away peacefully in Vancouver on August 16th, following a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Our 2017 AGM will be held on September 12, 2017 at the College of Registered Nurses, 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver from 5 pm to 7 pm followed by a small reception. All are invited to attend but please remember you must be a member in good standing as at August 11th to vote on discussion topics. Please find your full information package and documentation outlining the changes to RNFBC’s bylaws which will be reviewed at the AGM…..
We are so proud and pleased to announce our newest bursary: The Ruth Echo (Littlejohn) Mcllrath Bursary. This bursary has been set up through the generous legacy gift through the estate of her niece, Fern Irwin.
Joan Doree celebrated her 94th birthday in January. Born in England in 1919, Joan moved with her family at the age of six months to Saskatchewan. Many years later, Joan would become an elected member of the Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia and hold two terms on the Board. Through her involvement in these activities, Joan is a founding member of the Registered Nurses Foundation of British Columbia (RNFBC) for the education and advancement of nurses.