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39th RNFBC Annual General Meeting

Please mark your calendar for 39th RNFBC Annual General Meeting

September 25, 2018

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Followed by light refreshments

RNFBC’s offices

100 – 1450 Creekside Drive, Vancouver

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SAVE THE DATE for the 2nd ANNUAL NURSES APPRECIATION BRUNCH

Mark your calendar for May 27, 2018, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the beautiful Van Dusen Botanical Gardens!

Come celebrate with us our nurses past, present and future and our special focus on the accomplishments of the nursing educators in our lives and BC’s schools of nursing.

Tickets are only $35 and you will enjoy a delicious brunch provided by renowned caterers, Culinary Capers, wonderful speakers and when the festivities are over, we want you to feel the sun on your face as you have a complimentary tour of the stunning gardens.

Tickets can be brought through Eventbrite thru this link: buy tickets here, or if you prefer, through our offices…simply contact Jennifer Davis at administrator@rnfbc.ca.

Hope to see you all there!

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Thanks4Giving!

In our many years as the Registered Nurses Foundation of BC, everything that we are is because of outstanding support. This support takes on many faces – the dedication of our volunteer boards under exceptional leadership, our donors (each and every one, no matter the size of the contribution), those who are responsible for establishing one of our nursing student bursaries, often in memory of a loved one, staff members and finally but not least, our bursary applicants/winners.

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What Our Guests Have Said About Our 1st Annual Nurses Appreciation Brunch

Here are some of the comments we have received from guests who attended our 1st Annual Nurses Appreciation Brunch.

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The 1st Annual RNFBC Nurses Appreciation Brunch

Our 1st Annual Nurses Appreciation Brunch was a huge success.  Held at the lovely Van Dusen Gardens on Sunday, May 7th, we recognized the contributions of families with a history of inter generational nursing and featured special guests – from our own board, Heather Mass who celebrates an amazing 4 generations of nursing in her family, and Kate Shields, a 2016 Bursary winner who is just beginning her nursing career ‘journey’.  We also proudly honored nurses – past, present and future, who were in attendance.

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Joan Doree Establishes New Bursary for Aspiring Nurses

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.

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