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

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