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David E. Kampe Tower official opening celebrated

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David E. Kampe Tower official opening celebrated

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Ministry of Health
Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)

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More facts about the David E. Kampe Tower
  • The David E. Kampe Tower is a six-storey, 25,582 square-metre (275,365 square foot) health-care facility and has a 480-stall parkade.
  • The tower was built using the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) building approach to sustainability and will be LEED Gold certified.
  • Penticton Regional Hospital is part of the Ministry of Agriculture’s Feed BC initiative, which makes sure that more of the food service at Interior Health facilities is grown, harvested or processed by B.C. farmers, fishers and processors.
  • The tower is home to artwork provided by the Penticton Museum celebrating Penticton and the South Okanagan’s history. There is an Indigenous art installation outside of the tower, which represents a traditional smudging bowl and a feather.
  • The tower is Phase 1 of the Penticton Regional Hospital redevelopment. Phase 2 includes a larger emergency department with work expected to begin in summer 2019 and be completed in 2021.
  • There is an open house to tour the tower on Saturday, April 13, 2019, for staff and families from 10 a.m. to noon and for the general public from 1-4 p.m.

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