Great communities build the best hospitals! We extend our sincere gratitude to the many individuals, organizations and businesses who have helped to bring innovation and new technology to GBHS facilities by supporting the Hospital Campaign.
Our families, neighbours, friends and coworkers will all benefit from a future of quality health care, right here at home, for years to come.
Donors are recognized through displays at our hospitals, on our websites and through a limited number of naming opportunities.
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Grant MacPherson (left) and Wayne Kipp (centre) present the second installment of the Rotary Club of Meaford's $50,000 pledge to the Hospital Campaign to John Leckie, Vice-President of the Meaford Hospital Foundation.
Sid Dickinson cycled across Canada in 2014, raising $42,000 in support of Meaford and Collingwood hospitals. The $21,000 for Meaford was donated in support of the Hospital Campaign. Front Row (left to right): Frank Clumpus, Maureen Strickland, Pauline Stanley, Brian Renken, Sid Dickinson, Teri Band, John Leckie. Back Row: John Metras, Marilynne Day-Linton, Kathie Houghton, Rick Horodyski, Paula Zubek, Larry Dunn.
Over the next five years, GBHS' Wiarton Auxiliary will invest $25,000 toward the Hospital Campaign. We would to say thank you to the Auxiliary for "helping Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundation create possibilities for local and regional cancer and heart patients".
The Wiarton & District Lions gathered recently to provide Helen Thomson and Bev Boswell of the Peninsula Hospital Campaign a photo opportunity. The Wiarton Lions have been so generous in making a $10,000 pledge for local and regional cancer and cardiac care. Thank you!
Members of the Sauble Beach & District Lions Club attended races at Sauble Speedway to conduct a 50/50 lottery. Proceeds of $1,598.89 were recently presented to the Hospital Campaign for local and regional Cancer and Cardiac Care. Pictured are: back row (L-R): Jim & Moira Kempster, Mary Lou Mailloux, Lesley & Gary Wood, front row: Bev Boswell, Executive Director of BPHSF, Helen Thomson, Peninsula Campaign Cabinet Member, and Johan Lewis.
In January, 2014 the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula made a $100,000 commitment to the Hospital Campaign over five years. Willard Vanderploeg and Ashley Miller attended a recent Council meeting to thank them for their support. Pictured left to right are Willard VanderPloeg Development Officer in Owen Sound, Ray Burns, Ashley Miller, Co-Chair of the Peninsula Campaign Cabinet, Mayor Milt McIver, and John Bainbridge. Missing from the photo are Betsy Stewart and Tom Boyle.
Municipality of Meaford pledged $750,000 over 10 years for healthcare, with $500,000 allocated to the Hospital Campaign. Pictured right to left are: Steve Schofield, Campaign Vice Chair; Mayor Francis Richardson, Municipality of Meaford; Dave Glass, Campaign Chair; Brian Renken, President Meaford Hospital Foundation.
Town of the Blue Mountains pledged $125,000 over 5 years to GBHS' the Hospital Campaign. Pictured are:
John Leckie, Director, Meaford Hospital Foundation; Steve Schofield, Vice-Chair, Meaford Campaign; Mayor Ellen Anderson, Town of the Blue Mountains, and Sheila Savage, Director, Meaford Hospital Foundation.
The Town of South Bruce Peninsula committed $300,000 to the Hospital Campaign over five years. Pictured left to right are Marilyn Bowman, Jay Kirkland, Karen Klages, Jim Turner, Chris Thomas, Matt Standen, Paul McKenzie, John Close, with Helen Thomson and Richard Bouillon of the BPHS Foundation. Missing: Janice Jackson.
Aspin Kemp & Associates pledged $17,500 in support of the Hospital Campaign. Honourary Campaign Co-Chairs Fred Wallace and Jan Chamberlain, left and Campaign volunteer Bruce Price, right accept a cheque from Neale Kemp, centre and Bob Patrick, centre right.
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - Bayshore Broadcasting pledged $25,000 in support for the Campaign. Presenting the support are Paul Hill, Manny Paiva (CFOS morning show); Cory Laycock, Jamie Johnston (Mix 106.5 morning show); Bob Bannister (Country 93 morning show); Fred Wallace (CFOS morning show) and Donna Henry (Country 93 morning show). The donation will support improvements to cancer care at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital.
BMO Bank of Montreal pledged $85,000 to the Hospital Campaign. Regional Vice-President Cheri Knott, centre presents a cheque to Leadership Gifts Chair Jim McCoubrey, centre right and Honorary Campaign Co-Chairs Fred Wallace, right and Jan Chamberlain, left. Owen Sound Branch Manager Christine Silvester, 5th from the left and her staff look on.
Tony & Diana Ersser, left of Canadian Tire in Owen Sound pledged $75,000 over 5 years in support of the Hospital Campaign. Receiving the donation are GBHS President & CEO, Lance Thurston and Cancer Services Nurse Practitioner, Berna Landen.
Investment Advisor, Mary Petsopoulos from CIBC Wood Gundy's Bay Street branch, centre right presents $50,000 for improved cancer care to GBHS Interim President & CEO, Martin Mazza, centre left, Oncology Manager, Saskia MacMillan, left and Director of Diagnostic Services, Anne Robertson, right.
Gaviller & Company pledged $25,000 in support of the Hospital Campaign. Fred Wallace, right, Jan Chamberlain and Bruce Price, left receive a cheque from Karen Marcel, centre and Gwynne Potter, two partners in the firm.
Mane Street Hair Salon in Owen Sound donated $5,000 to the Hospital Campaign. Honourary Campaign Co-Chair Fred Wallace, centre and Community Gifts Chair, Michael Todd, left accept a cheque from Jeff Robins and his staff.
After an inital $25,000 corporate pledge, the staff at Nicol Insurance pledged personally through payroll deduction. The company then also matched what staff gave, resulting in a $50,000 Hospital Campaign pledge over 5 years! Because Nicol Insurance serves clients across the region, they directed that the gift be shared amongst GBHS' hospitals in Lion's Head, Markdale, Meaford, Owen Sound, Southampton and Wiarton. Major Gifts Chair Leigh Greaves and Honorary Co-Chair Fred Wallace accepted the cheque from Bob Nicol and staff recently.
The Owen Sound Inn pledged $5,000 to the Hospital Campaign. Honourary Campaign Co-Chair, Jan Chamberlain, centre accepts a cheque from owners Aman Sidhu, right and Neet Dhillon, left.
Local realtors are supporting the Hospital Campaign through a portion of their commissions on each sale. Realtors r to l: Rob MacVicar, Megan Hopper, Jennifer Tedford, Gail Wood and Sandy Sheach recently presented $26,000 to Honourary Campaign Co-Chair Fred Wallace. The group continues to seek support from fellow Realtors from across Bruce and Grey.
The Sun Times supported the Hospital Campaign with $20,000 in advertising and promotion. Foundation Past Chair, Doug Grahlman, right and Development Officer, Willard VanderPloeg, left receive a cheque from Louise Kazarian, Advertising Manager.
Sid Dickinson is cycling across Canada from Vancouver to St.John's Newfoundland raising money for the Meaford and Collingwood Hospitals. He arrived at the Owen Sound Hospital on July 15 and was greeted by staff. To donate to his ride, visit: http://www.georgianbayclub.com/215p_make-a-donation.htm
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - Trillium Mutual Insurance pledged $75,000 to the Hospital Campaign to improve cancer and heart care in Grey-Bruce. Trillium Past Board Chair, Ben Rier and Cheryl Leifso from Trillium's Roots Community Fund present a cheque to Maureen Solecki, left and Duncan Hawthorne, right. To learn more about the campaign visit hospitalcampaign.ca
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - The Baywest car dealerships pledged $25,000 to the Hospital Campaign. left to right, Owen Sound Campaign Chair, Peter Rissi and GBHS President & CEO, Maureen Solecki, Reg McDonald, Shawn Ringel, Randy Ewart and Phil Eastwood, Major Gifts Chair, Leigh Greaves and Honourary Campaign Chair Duncan Hawthorne. Donations support improved cancer care at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital including a new Cancer Care Unit. Visit hospitalcampaign.ca
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - Germania Mutual Insurance donated $25,000 to the Hospital Campaign to improve cancer care in Grey-Bruce. President & CEO Dan Hill, left presents the cheque to Owen Sound Foundation Past Chair Doug Grahlman. To learn more about the campaign visit hospitalcampaign.ca
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - Hal Wright Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Buick present their support to the campaign. left to right, Owen Sound Campaign Chair Peter Rissi, Ted and Sean Wright, Major Gifts Chair Leigh Greaves, GBHS President and CEO Maureen Solecki and Honourary Campaign Chair Duncan Hawthorne. Donations support improved cancer care at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital including a new Cancer Care Unit. Visit hospitalcampaign.ca
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - Staff at Owen Sound Scotiabank presented $50,000 to the Hospital Campaign in support of GBHS' Nurse Navigator program which assists lung and prostate cancer patients navigate the hospital system. Program Coordinator Sharon Flach, centre left, received the cheque, along with Owen Sound Campaign Chair Peter Rissi, and Honourary Campaign Co-Chair Jan Chamberlain. Visit hospitalcampaign.ca
Radio for Radiology supports the Hospital Campaign - 92.3 "The Dock" has pledged $250,000 to support the purchase of a new Ct scanner, part of the Hospital Campaign. Left to right, Owen Sound Campaign Chair, Peter Rissi and GBHS President & CEO, Maureen Solecki, receive the pledge from Station Manager Rick Ringer, President of Larche Communications Paul Larche, Regional Director of Sales Lisa Young, and Honorary Campaign Chair Duncan Hawthorne.
Supporting the Hospital Campaign - Brad and Steve Shouldice, centre, representing Shouldice Designer Stone, presented a $250,000 donation to the Hospital Campaign. Owen Sound Campaign Chair Peter Rissi, left and GBHS President and CEO Maureen Solecki, right, accept the donation. The gift will support improved cancer care at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital including a new Cancer Care Unit, diagnostic and operating room equipment. Visit hospitalcampaign.ca.
Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation
Inspiring Youth. On Canada Day 3 entrepreneurial children set up a lemonade stand in Southampton and suggested that their clients could have free lemonade or if they wished, make a donation to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation 'Hospital Campaign' They were truly surprised and delighted when their efforts earned $100.31 for the Hospital Foundation. The children were starting their summer holidays by visiting their Grandparents, Rod & Mary Anne McLeod of Burns Lane, Southampton. Photo from left: Owen McLeod, Abeti Botterell and Riley McLeod.
Bruce Peninsula Health Services - Pictured (L-R) Helen Thomson, Chair of BPHS Foundation, Mayor, John Close, Gena Van Dorp, Co-Chair of the Peninsula Hospital Campaign, Bev Boswell, Executive Director of BPHS Foundation and Richard Bouillon, Peninsula Campaign Cabinet. We are very pleased to announce the Town of South Bruce Peninsula council has pledged $300,000 to the Hospital Campaign. Thank you Council.