Local Foresters group gives final donation

first_imgBy Energeticcity.ca staff- Advertisement – A local organization with strong roots in the community is coming to an end.The Independent Foresters Service Group started in 1973, with 500 community members.Members within the local Foresters Cheechako Branch #1498 purchased life insurance or annuity products, and thereby were granted membership to the Independent Foresters Service Group.Then in 1996, the Foresters Group made its first donation to the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation, and the group has been donating since. Including a final $2,600 donation, the Foresters have donated a total of more than $45,000 to the Hospital Foundation, towards the purchase a variety of hospital equipment.Their final donation has been directed towards the purchase of a portable ultrasound machine for the emergency department in the current Fort St. John hospital.Advertisement Photo: The Foresters group donates to the Hospital Foundation for one last time – (L-R) Foundation Executive Director Ashley Bentley, Outgoing Executive Director Janice Isberg, and Roger Fancoueur and Laura Prokopow from the Independent Foresters – Submitted.last_img read more


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first_imgQuarterback Drew Stanton was injured in the game and could be out up to four weeks. Comments   Share   How are they doing it?Really.The Arizona Cardinals are down to their third starting quarterback (either Ryan Lindley or Logan Thomas) and with two games remaining in the season, they’re still atop the NFC with an 11-3 record.The Cardinals used a suffocating defense and four Chandler Catanzaro field goals to score an ugly 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams Thursday night at the Edward Jones Dome. Coupled with Dallas’ win over Philadelphia Sunday, the Cardinals are in the playoffs for the first time since 2009. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories center_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more