Sue Popesku Archives

We invite you to explore this curated digital archive comprised of arts, culture and heritage material collected by Sue Popesku and other members of northeast BC.

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The Fort St. John Hospital (1987)

These photos are from the Fort St. John hospital in 1987 and include articles on the 75th Anniversary of the Registered Nurses Association, new year’s and mother’s day babies, Candy Stripers, the Hospital Auxiliary, a No Smoking policy, and more.

75th Anniversary of the Fort St. John Hospital (2006)

A  compilation of meeting minutes, letters, and publications regarding the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Fort St. John Hospital in 2006, 75 years after the establishment of the Providence Hospital by the Order of the Sisters of Providence in 1931.

Sue Popesku – Woman of the Year Award (2004)

Documents pertaining to Sue Popesku’s 2004 Woman of the Year Award. It includes her nomination from the Arts Council and congratulations for the award as well as a listing of other recipients of that year’s Northern British Columbia’s Today’s Women Awards.

Fort St. John Cultural Plan (2005-2008)

A collection of photographs, newspaper articles, and a write-up related to the Fort St. John Community Arts Council’s Cultural Plan, which they carried out in 2007 and 2008 in partnership with the City of Fort St. John. The cultural plan was to set the direction for arts, cultural and heritage in the city. The arts council also began development of a cultural policy for the city.

Sue Popesku – Community Involvement (1981 – 2016)

A collection of photographs, certificates, and newspaper clippings that highlight some of Sue’s contributions and involvement in Fort St. John through the years. These include a photo of the new executive of the Fort St. John Community Arts Council for 1981/82, the 1988 executive of the Fort St. John Chamber of Commerce, Sue’s appointment as director of BC Tourism in 1999, a 2006 interview with Sue as “community fundraising guru,” notice of Sue’s retirement party from the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation in 2007, and a letter of appreciation for Sue’s service in tourism from Fort St. John mayor Lori Ackerman in 2016.

8th Annual City of Fort St. John Community Awards (2015)

A collection of newspaper clippings, programs, and invitations for the City of Fort St. John Community Awards, with a focus on Sue Popesku’s achievements. These include a 2015 listing of the names of the 28 people nominated for the Fort St. John Community Awards that year (8th annual event) along with a program cover of the 2010 Community Awards ceremony.