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Support and Research for Prostate Cancer Continues

Support and Research for Prostate Cancer Continues
Kingston –Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts from across Canada venture onto the highways to raise funds and public awareness for prostate cancer in the TELUS Ride for Dad fundraiser. This year, University Hospitals Kingston Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Izard, appointed to the Department of Urology at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), will be receiving a $38,000 grant to... Read More

The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History Sunday, May 27, 2018
Brockville – On Sunday, May 27, Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s 1000 Islands Chapter will host the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History at the Memorial Park Rotary Field House (Laurier Boulevard) in Brockville to help raise funds for critical cystic fibrosis (CF) research and care. “Lace up, hit the pavement, and help lead the way in the fight against CF,” said... Read More

Brockville General Hospital (BGH) Nurses Alumnae Annually Support Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program

Brockville General Hospital (BGH) Nurses Alumnae Annually Support Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program
Brockville – Members of the Brockville General Hospital (BGH) Nurses Alumnae, Pat Young, Membership Coordinator, Diane Besley, Vice President of Alumni and Ruth Jones, Archives/Historian presented a cheque for $500 to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Joan Simon, Executive Director on Wednesday, May 23rd. This donation was for Brockville General Hospital’s Brockville Cardiovascular Program. Through dues and donations, the... Read More

Leeds Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Spring Cleanup around the Home and Cottage

Leeds Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Spring Cleanup around the Home and Cottage
Spring is here and we all want to get out and enjoy the warm weather.  It’s time to open up the cottage, clean out the shed and do some gardening.  A thorough spring clean-up can help you enjoy outdoor activities all season long by removing conditions that are favourable for unwanted pests that may cause discomfort and disease.  The Health... Read More

The Order of Service for Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle’s wedding

The Order of Service for Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle’s wedding
The Official Order of Service for the Wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle has been made available for the public to download for free from 0001hrs Saturday 19th May. The Order of Service includes full details about the processions, music, hymns, prayers, and readings.  The Service is from Common Worship. Like any couple getting married, Prince Harry and Ms.... Read More

A Taste for Hospice Raises Over $6000 for Beth Donovan Hospice

A Taste for Hospice Raises Over $6000 for Beth Donovan Hospice
Kemptville – On Saturday, April 14th Beth Donovan Hospice organized the first annual A Taste for Hospice. Despite a late winter storm, foodies packed the North Grenville High School to enjoy samples from local restaurants, wineries and breweries. Thanks to Brigadoon Restaurant, Castleview Fine Dining, Catered Affairs, Fireside Grill, Graham’s Bakery, Hard Stones Grill, Marlborough Pub, Salamanders, The Crusty Baker, Beau’s Brewing Company,... Read More

WDMH: Meet the Auctioneer for the Saturday Night Fever Gala

WDMH: Meet the Auctioneer for the Saturday Night Fever Gala
Some say his career started in the WDMH Delivery Room! Winchester – Chad Simmons was born at Winchester District Memorial Hospital – no doubt giving out a great big yell upon his arrival. Now, 22 years later, he’s getting ready to shout for WDMH again! Chad is the official auctioneer for the Saturday Night Fever WDMH Disco Gala taking place... Read More

Winchester Public School students help explain what nursing is all about during National Nursing Week

Winchester Public School students help explain what nursing is all about  during National Nursing Week
“Nurses fix and love people.” That was just one of the sentiments provided by Winchester Public School students when they were invited to submit drawings showing “what nurses do”. It was one of the many ways that Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) celebrated National Nursing Week, held from May 7 to 12. WDMH nurses themselves also explained their role –... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Foundation Receives $6,000 Grant from Commonwealth Mutual Insurance Group

Kemptville District Hospital Foundation Receives $6,000 Grant from Commonwealth Mutual Insurance Group
Kemptville – On Friday, May 4, 2018, The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group presented a cheque for $6,000 to Joanne Mavis, KDH Foundation executive director, and Mary Boucher, KDH Foundation senior manager of community engagement. “Thanks to the support of the Commonwell’s C.A.R.E. program – Create a Ripple Effect – our patients and their families, who come from all over North... Read More