Health Care Auxiliary Day

The Province of BC has declared May 10th, Health Care Auxiliary Day to acknowledge the BC Auxiliaries who volunteer so many hours and raise increasingly important funds for hospitals. The Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary will be serving tea, coffee, and cookies by the Hospital Information Booth from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm in celebration.

Centennial Celebration Brings Generations Together

On Saturday, May 14, 2011 the Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary will celebrate 100 years of service to the community. The early fundraising began in March 1908 when Carl Grossman and a group of young men organized two performances of a minstrel show to raise funds for a hospital fund. This event was followed in 1911 by …

Buttons, Raffle, and Book

Look for Auxiliary members around Chilliwack locations selling $2 souvenir buttons, $2 raffle tickets, 100th anniversary luncheon tickets and the Commitment to Caring book. Raffle tickets are $2 each and prizes are: 1st prize: Noritake China ‘Carolyn’ 8 place setting, platter, cream & sugar, vegetable bowl; 2nd prize: hand crocheted tablecloth 66″ x 96″ Queen …

Announcement: New Book, Commitment to Caring: Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary’s 100 Years, 1911-2011

(Chilliwack, BC, March 15, 2011) Commitment to Caring is the story of determined women, in a time before they were considered persons under the law, who fundraised, sewed, canned, and knitted to establish Chilliwack’s first hospital. The Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary announced today the publication of a new book Commitment to Caring: Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary’s 100 …