Happy Purple Day

Jas Sabgarwal,owner of Bliss restaurant is just one of more than dozen businesses and organizations that help celebrate Purple Day

For the entire week

For the entire week, including Purple Day, March 26, Jas Sabarwal, right and his staff at Bliss were serving up purple sandwiches with a side salad of purple coleslaw in honour of Epilepsy Awareness which is celebrated on March 26. Natasha Wasmuth, left is raising funds for a third and fourth bed in the Seizure Investigation Unit (SIU) at Vancouver General Hospital. The two existing beds serve the entire adult population in B.C. The SIU is where patients living with epilepsy are evaluated to determine if they are candidates for possible life-changing surgery. On Purple Day, several businesses and institutions sold Quesnel Bakery purple cookies, support bracelets and ribbons as well as offering information pamphlets and other material to raise awareness for this disease.

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