Press Release

StarFish / ViVitro Festival of Trees 2018 entry wins Champion Child’s Choice

November 16, 2018

The Festival of Trees 2018 is a cherished community tradition and has become the unofficial kick-off to the holiday season in Victoria. This year’s campaign launched on November 16, 2018, and is well on the way to reaching its fundraising goal for BC kids.  Congratulations to our team – Josh Coutts, Martin Kellinghusen, Hannah Rusak-Gillrieh, Meredith Campbell-Jess, and Laura Meyer – and all of  the 2018 award winners of the tree decorating contest:

Outlook Project Management – First Place Judges’ Choice
Island Blue Print – Second Place Judges’ Choice
CFB Esquimalt – Third Place Judges’ Choice
StarFish Medical – Champion Child’s Choice

The People’s Choice Award is Still Up For Grabs

Help us raise funds and collect votes for your team’s tree on social media.

  • Text-to-Vote: Text TREE038 to 45678. This is an incredibly easy way to donate, as the cost of the donation is applied directly to their phone bill.
  • Online Fundraising Page: Make sure to visit our online fundraising page.
  • Every $5 donated using text to vote or via your online page equals a vote for your tree.

Funds raised through Festival of Trees support groundbreaking research, critically-needed equipment, and vital programs tailored to the unique needs of kids at BC Children’s Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

For more information about how your contributions impact the care our kids’ lives, read our 2017-18 Annual Report.

Empowering Medtech Innovation ™
StarFish Medical is a full service Medical Device Design company offering design, development, and manufacturing services based in Toronto and Victoria. We use our Pathfinder™ process to reduce wasted effort and increase success for medical device product definition, technical engineering, and product development. Prototype and volume production are delivered within an ISO 13485 certified Quality Management System and an FDA registered manufacturing and clean room facility.

StarFish Medical media contact:

Mike Camplin
250.388.3537 x210

« All News

Join over 6000 medical device professionals who receive our engineering, regulatory and commercialization insights and tips every month.