Key City Old-Timers Hockey & Public Donations set to light Star #2

Submitted by EKFH on 18-11-2013 Cranbrook, BC – East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s Starlite Campaign is in the final stages of preparation for its launch on November 29.    With star #1 already in place (thank you Eagles Nest RV Resort) the foundation is thrilled to announce that the second star is secured with a $3,500 donation from the Key City Old-Timers Hockey Club accompanied by gifts from the general public.    “Our hockey team is really pleased to know that our donation is going to receive an extra boost from others from the public to help light a star for the campaign,” says Johnathon Butt, team representative.    The$3,500 Key City Old-timers gift is being allocated to the regional hospital’s oncology department.     The players’ donation is joined with an anonymous donation from a grateful patient in honour of Dr. Steven Schieman and the nursing teams in the operating and ambulatory care recovery areas plus several general donations directly for EKFH’s unrestricted general fund.   An early start to the 6th annual campaign is underway with a total $10,168 and two stars shining towards lighting 17 stars and a $150,000 fundraising goal.   When you see the stars shining brightly please remember that through your generous support you can help light a path for others. Every dollar and every star counts! Make a gift at your local hospital or health care facility or donate on-line at   -30-

Photo details: Johnathon Butt of the Key City Old-timers Hockey Club presents EKFH Chair Brian Clifford (left) and Sam Cowan, 1st Vice Chair with a Starlite donation of $3,500 for oncology.