VON Antigonish Opens its Doors to the Community VON Antigonish Celebrates 120 Years and VON Week 2017

By Dayna Barnes
First published on May 18th 2017

vonVON Antigonish (Victorian Order of Nurses) is pleased to announce that we will be celebrating VON Week 2017 from May 14th to 20th. This year’s them is Together in Care – Celebrating 120 Years. Since 1897, VON has built a solid reputation for compassion, dedication, and service. As the demand for home and community care continues to grow, the need for VON has never been greater than right now.

During VON Week, VON staff, volunteers and supporters will be honoured and celebrated, illustrating the important role and contribution VON has made in the delivery of home and community care.

To help celebrate this week, VON Antigonish will host an open house on Friday May 19th at our office at the Mall (next to Lawtons’s Pharmacy) from 1-4pm. Please join us to learn more about VON Antigonish’s work in the community, our program and services, meet our staff and volunteers, and for cake and refreshments.von years

VON Antigonish has been delivering services in this community for more than 19 years. Valuable programs and services offered by VON include home nuring care, meals on wheels, assisted transportation and adult day program.

About VON Canada: Established in 1897, and this year celebrating its 120th Anniversary, VON is Canada’s longest-standing home and community health care charity delivering a wide range of vital health and wellness services to more than 10,000 people in Ontario and Nova Scotia every day. VON is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.


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