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

Campaign Manager wanted

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Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF) has funded medical equipment and capital expenses for our County hospital for over 30 years. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of the future of our beloved hospital as we prepare to undertake an exciting and challenging fundraising campaign … 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

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