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Aboard the S.S. Minnow for a Quality Foods donation to the Hospital Foundation

ON DECK FOR DONATION: Maeve O’Bryne, left, president of Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation, takes the helm of the S.S. Minnow with a little guidance from Dianna Rivard, centre, Quality Foods executive assistant, as Rob MacKay, Quality Foods marketing manager, presents a $15,000 donation to the foundation Thursday. The donation was made in memory of Shannon MacKay, Rob’s wife and Quality Foods co-owner Ken Schley’s sister. The S.S. Minnow, of the 1960s TV show Gilligan’s Island fame, has been owned by Quality Foods since 2006 and is used solely for charity fundraising. The show’s former cast members regularly attend events with the boat to help boost donations.  - PHOTO BY CHRIS BUSH/NANAIMO NEWS-BULLETIN
ON DECK FOR DONATION: Maeve O’Bryne, left, president of Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation, takes the helm of the S.S. Minnow with a little guidance from Dianna Rivard, centre, Quality Foods executive assistant, as Rob MacKay, Quality Foods marketing manager, presents a $15,000 donation to the foundation Thursday. The donation was made in memory of Shannon MacKay, Rob’s wife and Quality Foods co-owner Ken Schley’s sister. The S.S. Minnow, of the 1960s TV show Gilligan’s Island fame, has been owned by Quality Foods since 2006 and is used solely for charity fundraising. The show’s former cast members regularly attend events with the boat to help boost donations.
— image credit: PHOTO BY CHRIS BUSH/NANAIMO NEWS-BULLETIN

ON DECK FOR DONATION: Maeve O'Bryne, left, president of Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation, takes the helm of the S.S. Minnow with a little guidance from Dianna Rivard, centre, Quality Foods executive assistant, as Rob MacKay, Quality Foods marketing manager, presents a $15,000 donation to the foundation Thursday. The donation was made in memory of Shannon MacKay, Rob's wife and Quality Foods co-owner Ken Schley's sister. The S.S. Minnow, of the 1960s TV show Gilligan's Island fame, has been owned by Quality Foods since 2006 and is used solely for charity fundraising. The show's former cast members regularly attend events with the boat to help boost donatio

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