Westminster Shrine Club #8 supports Royal Columbian Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Members of the Westminster Shrine Club #8 (left to right, back row, Nobles Marvin Knott, Treasurer; Jack Cain, President; and Edmond Kouri, Vice President; Illustrious Sir Richard Gauer, Past Potentate; front row, Donovan Tyers, Secretary; and Edward Scott, Immediate Past President) present a cheque for $7,068 to Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) Foundation Board Member Helen Sparkes; Queenie Lai, Health Service Manager Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), RCH; and RCH Foundation’s Barbara Becker.

These funds will support the purchase of a phototherapy light for the hospital’s NICU, which will help treat jaundice in newborns. Since 1989, the Westminster Shrine Club #8 has given more than $266,240 in support of care for the hospital’s tiniest and most vulnerable patients.