Jen MacDonell is heading to Nepal on Friday to help with disaster relief efforts

Courtenay nurse heading to Nepal

Fundraiser for Jenny MacDonell on Wednesday

  • May. 12, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Nurse Jenny MacDonell (Jen mac) is off to Nepal on Friday with CMAT – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams for medical disaster relief, A fundraiser and silent auction will take place at The Prime Chophouse and Wine Bar on Wednesday, May 13 to raise funds for travel expenses and the CMAT team.

The Prime Chophouse is offering a burger/pasta meal with beer/wine for $20 with $5 going towards the cause. This is a great opportunity to both support disaster relief and to get out with family and friends.

Silent auction items are coming in hot and heavy, we are very grateful and excited to bid on these ourselves! Event starts at 5 and goes until 11 p.m., with auction ending 8 p.m. Kids are welcome.

Allergy diets are catered to.

MacDonell also has a crowd-funding page set up at bit.ly/1E4ehvZ

Read more about Jenny and why she volunteered for this mission in Thursday’s Record.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Comox Valley Regional District receives $100,000 to develop poverty action plan

Courtenay-Comox NDP MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard says a $100,000 grant in provincial funding… Continue reading

Spring In The Garden: Natural disarray adds to the charm of the English cottage garden

Ellen Presley Special to The Record The cottage garden has had an… Continue reading

VIDEO: Community generosity helps Courtenay Elementary school replace stolen bikes

Community compassion, coupled with school connections, helped Courtenay Elementary restock its inventory… Continue reading

Comox Valley gives back

Comox Valley businesses, organizations and individuals helping improve the lives of others

If Trudeau won’t stand up to Trump, how will regular people: Singh

Trudeau did not directly answer a question about Trump’s actions amid protests

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

VIDEO: Internal investigation into aggressive arrest by Kelowna Mountie

A video allegedly shows a Kelowna Mountie striking a man several times

22 new COVID-19 test-positives, one death following days of low case counts in B.C.

Health officials urged British Columbians to ‘stand together while staying apart’

John Horgan says COVID-19 restrictions won’t be eased regionally

B.C. Liberals urge ‘tailored’ response based on infections

Feds get failing grade for lack of action plan on anniversary of MMIWG report

‘Instead of a National Action Plan, we have been left with a Lack-of-Action Plan’

Search and rescue crews help locate 62-year-old Nanoose Bay mountain biker

RCMP: Man got lost on trail and did right thing by calling for assistance

B.C. ranchers, lodge operators say Indigenous land title shuts them out

Tsilhqot’in jurisdiction affects grazing, access to private property

As two B.C. offices see outbreaks, Dr. Henry warns tests don’t replace other measures

Physical distancing, PPE and sanitizing remain key to reduce COVID-19 spread

Most Read