London Drugs donates $25,000 to the Nanaimo Hospital Foundation


NANAIMO, BC, February 17, 2011 – On Thursday, February 10, Nanaimo London Drugs store managers presented a donation of $25,000 to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation. The donation will go towards the purchase of essential equipment for the NRGH Emergency Department, set to open in 2012. Maeve O'Byrne, President of the Hospital Foundation, expressed her "extreme gratitude to London Drugs for seeing a dire need and responding with such generosity."

Photo, from left to right: Jim Morris, VIHA Project Manager; Maeve O'Byrne, Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation President; Daryl Patton, Manager Port Place Mall London Drugs; Allan Sherwood, Manager North Town Centre London Drugs



Founded in 1945, B.C.-based London Drugs currently has 73 stores in more than 35 major markets throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Renowned for its creative approach to retailing, the company employs more than 7,500 people and carries a diverse range of health and consumer electronic products. With its strong commitment to innovation and customer appreciation, London Drugs has established itself as a reputable and caring company and continues to position itself for future growth and development.

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Posted on Feb.18, 2011