It’s Our Hospital – column 23

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IT’S OUR HOSPITAL By John Walker, Director, PECMH Foundation FRIENDS & FACEBOOK —THE BALANCE! Robin Dunbar, a professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford University, undertook a study of the connection between whether people have lots of Facebook friends and real friends. The average person said that only about 27 per … Read More

Diagnostic Imaging Re-Imagined thanks to our Auxiliary

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members presented Fran Donaldson, vice chairperson of the PECMH Foundation with a significant and second contribution toward the Re-Imagine Campaign for the upgrade of regional MRI machine Wednesday. The Auxiliary presented the Foundation with $50,000 which brings their total contribution to this vital … Read More

The County Marathon gives back to PECMH

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On Thursday November 23rd, members of the County Marathon committee presented a cheque in the amount of $2646.52 to Briar Boyce, Communications Co-ordinator and Lillian Duffy, member on the Board of Directors for the Prince Edward County Memorial Foundation in support of our local community hospital. The funds were raised … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 22

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation As we work and hope for a new hospital, we must not forget what we already have: a tired building, but wonderful staff and first-rate service right here, right now, which we must continue to support. Let’s remember that … Read More

RE/MAX honoured with philanthropy award

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Philanthropy is alive and well in Prince Edward County – and was honoured with awards from the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Re/Max Quinte was named Outstanding Corporation and Lanny and Catharine Huff received the award for Outstanding Philanthropist. Nominees and the organizations that nominated them gathered … Read More

PEC Quilters’ Guild stitches together more support for PECMH

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The Prince Edward County Quilters’ Guild stitched together even more love and support for our County Hospital with a $500 gift to the PECM Hospital Foundation on Friday. After Bill Fairbairn’s wife, Barbara, passed away in April, Bill donated the contents of her sewing room to the Quilters’ Guild. The … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 21

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It’s Our Hospital By Briar Boyce, communications and donations co-ordinator, PECMH Foundation I’ve been reflecting on the many years of support for our County Hospital coming from the heart of our community – volunteers. Recently, Foundation team members Monica and Penny attended the 40th anniversary of the Wellington Elks to … Read More

PECMHF Christmas Appeal 2017

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, an image to help doctors diagnose and treat disease is priceless. Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation is raising money this year to pay for new scopes and an image archiving system for the endoscopy centre. Our Emergency department’s heart monitoring system … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 20

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation Last week I attended Quinte Health Care’s Strategic Planning retreat. In addition to members of the QHC Board of Directors and staff, there were representatives of the Auxiliaries and Foundations from each of the four member hospitals, so our … Read More

Lest We Forget – Poppies help our patients

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This Remembrance Day, wear your poppy with pride knowing you are making a difference in the lives of patients using our County Hospital in Prince Edward County. Each November, as we respectfully wear our poppies in tribute to those who have fought and died for our country, many of us … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 19

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It’s Our Hospital By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair of PECM Hospital Foundation Last week, I attended the first-ever governance sharing session organized and hosted by Quinte Health Care. Senior members of QHC staff were there, along with were several members of the QHC Board of Directors and representatives from the Foundations … Read More

Request for Proposal – Campaign Brand Design

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (PECMH) Foundation is seeking a branding/graphics design consultant or agency to help develop the campaign brand and creative for our upcoming capital campaign to build a new hospital. The purpose of branding is to give the campaign its own identity, one that will inspire … Read More

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