The Castlegar & District Hospital Auxiliary Treasure Shop and Castlegar Gift Shop send warm greetings to each and everyone for a festive, happy and healthy Christmas and a bright future for 2013. We are especially grateful to our loyal and steadfast volunteers, valued customers and generous donors who are the heart and soul of helping each other throughout the year.

For the month of December 2012 the Treasure Shop will be extending Saturday hours of operation from closing at 2 p.m. to remain open until 4 p.m. It is also our pleasure to announce that during the month of December there will be a weekly Customer Appreciation gift draw. Be sure to enter the weekly draw while shopping at the Treasure Shop.

The Silent Auction featuring delightful Christmas light-up décor as well as many other beautiful items has been ongoing for some time now and will end with the last day for this auction Saturday, December 8th. Wonderful gift ideas are on display so hurry on in and place your bids.

Surprise sales are featured from time to time at the Treasure Shop for your shopping pleasure. There are many exciting and interesting objects coming into the store to be purchased with huge savings stretching your budget.

We appreciate those of you who can bring in your donations on either Mondays or Saturdays only but if this is not in your schedule please phone ahead to make arrangements for dropping off your valued goodies 250-365-7317.

Please note: The Hospital Auxiliary Treasure Shop will be closed Monday, December 24, 2012 and reopen Wednesday, January 2, 2013. We thank the community for their continued support.

The Auxiliary is looking for volunteers that can work independently and volunteer either at the Treasure Shop located at 210 – 11th Avenue (across from the library) or at the Gift Shop located in the Health Centre. For further information on volunteering please stop by the Treasure Shop or call 250-365-7317. You may call the Gift Shop at 250-365.6858. Please check out the new arrivals at the Gift Shop which feature beautiful children’s clothing and some crafts. There are sale items that are available.

Thank you for supporting the Castlegar & District Hospital Auxiliary Society.