The PECMH Foundation welcomes Marthe Robertson to the team!

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Monica Alyea, chairperson of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation was pleased to announce the appointment of Marthe Robertson to the position of Campaign Manager, effective October 2, 2017. Marthe’s exciting and challenging responsibilities will include soliciting major gifts and building relationships with donors and people in our community … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 18

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation We’re all looking forward in great anticipation to realizing our goal of: a new hospital in Picton (by 2025?!?). Based on the recommendations in the feasibility study (conducted by an experienced and highly recommended firm), we are now taking … Read More

Haimish is on track for the new hospital

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Six-year-old Haimish Hunter is doing his best to help the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation team keep on track with their fundraising plans for the proposed new hospital. Conductor Haimish, his mom Hilary and their friends Jasper, Kate, Rory, Peter, Emma, Abbie and OPP Constable Marc marched as box … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 17

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation As summer slips away, the Foundation has been busy. The Bake Off at the Picton Fair was beautifully organized by Susan Harrington of the Agricultural Society. This year, there were fewer entries from celebrity chefs and more from home … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 16

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation Recently a friend asked, “What’s happening with the new hospital?” A good question, I thought, deserving of a serious answer – although not easy in the limited space available here. First of all, we need to realize it’s not … Read More

Celebrate the life of a loved one with the PECMH Foundation

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation and local funeral homes are organizing an open-air event to celebrate the life and memory of loved ones. On Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM, the Foundation Board and staff along with sponsors and invited guests will release Monarch butterflies at two … Read More

Picton Home Hardware makes first gift to new hospital campaign

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Picton Home Hardware have made their first gift to the new hospital campaign thus staking their claim on being the first business to publicly commit to supporting the proposed redevelopment of Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Adam and Chrissy Busscher, owners of the Picton store handed over $1,305 that was … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 15

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation The Hospital Foundation’s main objective is to raise money – eventually for the new hospital we’re all hoping for, but always and every day for our existing hospital. Fortunately, this community supports this hospital, and proves it by generous … Read More

Third time’s a charm for Hospital Foundation

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Irena Barker is back for a three-peat performance in support of our County Hospital.   The 86-year-old Belleville resident once again showed her commitment to health care in the County by donating over $34,000 to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation to purchase  equipment that is part of this … Read More

It’s Our Hospital column 14

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As appearing in the August 11, 2017 County Weekly News. It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation It was Sunday morning, and after a busy time with visitors, I woke up worried about when I would find the time to write this article. But first I … Read More

Wellington Elks give back to PECMHF

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The PECMH Foundation was pleased to receive a $1,000 donation from the Wellington Elks Lodge #566 on July 25. The Elks raised this money through barbecues, meat rolls and various other community activities. This contribution will be directed toward the Foundation’s current Picture of Health Campaign. This campaign focuses on … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 13

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By Monica Alyea “Champions aren’t made in the gym …”   There was a period in my life where I watched a fair bit of boxing. Even I was magnetized by Cassius Clay in the ’70’s. Later he would change his name to Muhammad Ali. He was gifted in his … Read More

David makes another happy return

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation started the day on a happy note with a gift of $100 from David Hepburn on behalf of his Many Happy Returns initiative. David’s family collected the empty wine bottles after the Uncork Canada wine tasting event at the Crystal Palace in June … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 12

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It’s Our Hospital – as appearing in the County Weekly News – July 13, 2017   By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair, PECMH Foundation   Recently, I addressed the Annual General Meeting of Quinte Healthcare Corporation on behalf of the Hospital Foundation. It was a good opportunity to provide an update and … Read More