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

Electronics recycling July 15 & 16 at Picton Home Hardware

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Picton Home Hardware are hosting an electronics waste drop off Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 at their store location at 13544 Loyalist Parkway, Picton. Acceptable items include TVs, computers, stereos, monitors, cameras, old cell phones, telephones, video equipment. Proceeds will support the PECMH Foundation.

It’s Our Hospital – column 11

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It’s Our Hospital   By Fran Donaldson Vice Chair, PECMH Foundation   What is Leo Finnegan up to now? He’s sitting very straight in his chair, with a soft blue plastic thing like a clothespin clamped to his nose, holding what looks like a hair dryer in his mouth. On … Read More

Celebrate Canada 150 with us.

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation presents The Great Canadian Trivia Challenge – Thursday, July 13 – 7 PM – Picton Elks Lodge – an evening of family fun mixed with Canadian trivia! Information attached. Pre- registration required (link below). $25/individual or $100/team of 4 to 6 players.   Trivia … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 10

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Doing Dialysis in Picton: A Personal Testimonial Peter Sheridan, Milford     Recently, several additional dialysis chairs became available in Picton. That news was welcomed by my wife and me and by other patients and families who no longer need to drive six or more hours weekly from the County … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 9

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As appearing in the Thursday, June 1 edition of the County Weekly News. By Fran Donaldson, Vice-Chair, PECMH Foundation Past President, PECMH Auxiliary   Over its 30 year history, many people have served on the Foundation’s Board. This week, we lose two directors and welcome a new one.   Leaving … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 8

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As appearing in the County Weekly News IT’S OUR HOSPITAL: How does the Foundation work?   By Garth Manning, Former Director of PECMH Foundation   Along with so many other motivated County residents, I spent and enjoyed my time as a Director of the Foundation a few years back. County … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 7

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It’s Our Hospital – appearing in the May 4, 2017 edition of the County Weekly News By Lillian Duffy PECMH Foundation Director   Four years ago I joined the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. My background experience includes over 30 years of fund-raising with non-profit organizations, … Read More

Poppy fund donation a heartfelt gift

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The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation received $3,000 from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 78 on April 27, 2017. The funds were collected through the 2016 Poppy Fund campaign, which raised approximately $18,000 from 50 poppy boxes in our community. The donation will be directed toward the Foundation’s current … Read More

It’s time to tee up for our hospital

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Help us Tee Up Fore Health Care again!   PICTON, April 20, 2017 – Realtors at RE/MAX Quinte Ltd. in Prince Edward County are again teeing up to improve the care patients receive at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital.   On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 RE/MAX Quinte Ltd. and the … Read More

It’s Our Hospital – column 6

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As appearing in the County Weekly News on Thursday, April 21, 2017 By Fran Donaldson Vice-Chair of PECMH Foundation, Past President of PECMH Auxiliary   Our hospital is supported by many organizations in the community, but two are specifically named and incorporated as such: the PECMH Foundation and the PECMH … Read More

Strong community support helps PECMHF raise $201,000 for equipment

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PICTON, April 6, 2017– The bigheartedness of the Prince Edward County community in donating $201,000 has brought several pieces of medical equipment to Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and marks the successful end of the LIFE SAVER II Campaign. The PECMH Foundation Board of Directors announced this feat at their … Read More