Bailey Johnson serves Judy and Delfo Trogi at the monthly Sweetheart Luncheon at the Dr. Andrew Pavilion. 

Health Care Cadet applicants sought

The Summerland Health Care Auxiliary is accepting applications for the Candy Stripers and Health Care Cadets Program.

The Summerland Health Care Auxiliary is accepting applications for the Candy Stripers and Health Care Cadets Program at the Dr. Andrew Pavilion, a 50-bed non-profit seniors care facility situated next to Summerland Health Centre.

Those interested in volunteering must be between 13 and 18 years of age and must commit to volunteer once a week after school for one hour and a half for September to end of May.

The program includes visiting, reading, playing games, going for walks with the residents, assisting a recreation programs, decorating, seasonal crafts, baking and other activities.

The next intake session is Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the pavilion.

Contact Carole Patané, coordinator of volunteers,  at 250-492-4000 local 2294 or email carole.patane@interiorhealth.ca.