Foundation wants you to be a brick
in proposed PRH patio

The South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation wants to put your name on the Penticton Regional Hospitality.

Really.

The foundation has launched a Patio of Giving campaign to help provide medical equipment for the PRH expansion.

For a tax-deductible donation of $1,200 or $100 a month for 12 months, donors will have their names inscribed on one of 300 patio bricks to be laid near the main entrance to the new PRH tower.

Carey Bornn, Executive Director of the SOS Medical Foundation says initial interest has been keen, with dozens of bricks already purchased. 

“This is a great way to support our region’s hospital and leave a lasting tribute reflecting your support for quality healthcare at PRH,” he said.

Bricks can also be named in memory or as a tribute to a loved one.  They could also make a unique Christmas gift, with various family members contributing to having the brick engraved with the family name, the foundation suggests.

The opportunity, however, won’t last long.

Since construction of the David E. Kampe Tower will be complete by mid-December, all engraved bricks must be confirmed by the end of August.  The new hospital facility is set to open in April 2019.

Money raised through the Patio of Giving drive will be included in the Medical Foundation’s overall $20-million PRH equipment campaign, which has already topped the $17-million mark.

To make a donation or for more information, contact the SOS Medical Foundation office at 250-492-9027. 

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