Linda Tollefson

Funding for health care

The Summerland Health-Care Auxiliary gave a $100,000 cheque to the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation.

Linda Tollefson, right, vice-president of the Summerland Health-Care Auxiliary, presents a $100,000 cheque to Janice Perrino, left, of the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation and Lori Motluk of Interior Health at the auxiliary’s recent volunteer appreciation dinner. The money represents the first instalment of the auxiliary‘s $1-million pledge to the foundation’s $20-million campaign to supply the medical equipment for the new Patient Care Tower at Penticton Regional Hospital.