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Simons X LHHWS: Fashioning the Future
News Posted On Dec 02, 2022

Simons X LHHWS: Fashioning the Future

On the evening of October 27th, 2022, the Women’s Society partnered with Simons West Edmonton Mall to host Simons X LHHWS: Fashioning the Future. It was a spectacular night full of sparkles, bubbles, fashion, and fun – all for a good cause. Throughout…

Fall Bid and Benefit 2022 raises $4567!
News Posted On Nov 08, 2022

Fall Bid and Benefit 2022 raises $4567!

From October 11th – 18th, 2022 we held our fall Bid & Benefit online auction, raising $4,567.00!  A sincere thank-you to everyone who bid and participated in the event, whether that was through donating to the auction or bidding on items. The support…

What the Health: Let's Talk About the Skin You're In
News Posted On Sep 26, 2022

What the Health: Let's Talk About the Skin You're In

After a summer off to rest, recharge and plan for our next season of activities, our monthly speaker series What The Health, returned on September 22nd, 2022 with What The Health: Let's Talk About the Skin You're In, featuring Dr. Thomas Nakatsui. All…

Team Spirit
News Posted On Jun 09, 2022

Team Spirit

Dr. Thomas Nakatsui and his wife, Melanie are long-time supporters of Lois Hole Hospital for Women, and Melanie Nakatsui is one of the co-founders of the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society (LHHWS). On March 8th, 2022, in celebration of International…

So Pretty Cara Cotter Raises $2000 for the Women's Society
News Posted On May 11, 2022

So Pretty Cara Cotter Raises $2000 for the Women's Society

For international Women’s Day, the beloved local jeweler, So Pretty Cara Cotter, donated ten dollars from every “Iconic Adjustable Nugget Bracelet” to the Women’s Society. The donation amounted to $2000! The partnership with So Pretty Cara Cotter began…

News Posted On May 04, 2022

What The Health: Let's Talk Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Recap

On April 28th, the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society hosted What The Health: Let's Talk Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain. The webinar featured obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr. Pieter Kruger, and Lux, a patient advocate who suffered from devastating…

What's New at the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society
News Posted On Apr 15, 2022

What's New at the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society

While the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society continues to produce our events virtually due to safety precautions related to COVID-19, we've had a busy and exciting start to 2022! Since January, we've hosted three What the Health: Mind + Body Talks lectures.…

A Year in Review at the LHHWS
News Posted On Dec 22, 2021

A Year in Review at the LHHWS

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone, and that 2022 is just around the corner! Despite operating virtually for all of 2021, the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society had a busy and prosperous year – thanks in no small part to you, our…

A LHHWS Fall Recap
News Posted On Oct 27, 2021

A LHHWS Fall Recap

After a brief break for the summer, The Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society returned to action this fall – and what a busy fall it’s been! Here are a few of the highlights from the past few months. Starting in September, the LHHWS hosted an event…

Let Hope Bloom! Announcing the Hope Box in Support of Women's Health
News Posted On Jun 01, 2021

Let Hope Bloom! Announcing the Hope Box in Support of Women's Health

Today we are excited to announce an exciting new philanthropic collaboration in support of the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society, featuring So Pretty Cara Cotter, Justine Ma, LD Designs, and PURA Botanicals. "The Hope Box" is a brand new partnership…

‘Raise Some Help’ For Canada’s Women at the 2021 Run For Women
News Posted On Feb 09, 2021

‘Raise Some Help’ For Canada’s Women at the 2021 Run For Women

  Since its inception in 2013, the Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women has been held annually to support women’s mental health across the country. Despite the pandemic—and in spite of it—this year will be no exception. With the COVID-19 crisis affecting…

New Child-Friendly COVID-19 Book Educates Kids and Supports Families
News Posted On Jan 08, 2021

New Child-Friendly COVID-19 Book Educates Kids and Supports Families

Not long ago, local family physician Dr. Stephanie Liu wrote a children’s book called, "Georgie Shark and COVID-19."  The book's goal is to help children better understand the pandemic, such as why they can't see their grandparents as much, have…

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