3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic Raises $6,163 for CKHA’s Sydenham Campus 3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic Raises $6,163 for CKHA’s Sydenham Campus – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic Raises $6,163 for CKHA’s Sydenham Campus

CHATHAM, ON (Thursday, February 13, 2014): On Saturday, February 8, 2014, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation (CKHA) hosted its 3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic at the Sydenham Community Curling Club in Wallaceburg. Sixteen teams of four participated in this event and helped raise $6,163, through sponsorship, pledges, a 50/50 Draw and a silent auction, to support the refurbishing of CKHA’s ‘Quiet Room’ at the Sydenham Campus.

3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s 3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic featured two, six-end, games of curling, lunch, dinner and great prizes. All participants were asked to raise a minimum of $100 in pledges for this event in support of the refurbishing of CKHA’s ‘Quiet Room’ at the Sydenham Campus.

The event’s ‘Top Fundraiser’, and the winner of a 16GB Apple iPad Mini, was Andy Cornell with $550 raised through pledges. Honourable mention goes out to the ‘Top Fundraising Team’ consisting of Maureen Coleman, Vivian DeWitt, Kyla Hayward and Joan Whitson.

Taking home the title of the event’s points leader and winning team was Healthy Contractors featuring Corinne Pollard, Jim Pollard, Tom Pollard and Jennifer Smith.

“Thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and the generosity of our sponsors and participants, the 3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic was once again a great success,” says Michele Grzebien-Huckson, Executive Director, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation. “This event helped us raise much-needed funds to support CKHA’s Sydenham Campus and provided us with the opportunity to connect with our supporters in Wallaceburg and surrounding areas. All in all, it was a great day and we are looking forward to hosting the 4th Annual Charity Curling Classic in 2015.”

Thank You

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation would like to thank the generous individuals and organizations who contributed to this event through participation, sponsorship and in-kind donations.

Thank you to Winmar, Second Sponsor; Westhoek Construction, ‘Top Fundraiser’ Prize Sponsor; ProResp, Photography Sponsor; and Blackburn Radio Inc., The Courier Press and 99.1 CKXS FM, Media Sponsors. Special thanks to Kevin Wise Express Yourself and the Sydenham Community Curling Club for your generous support

We would also like to thank the 3rd Annual Charity Curling Classic Steering Committee – Terry Houle, Ken MacEachern, Tina Mapletoft and Mark Spencer – without your efforts, this event would not have been possible.

About the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation was established in 1998 to enhance the quality of healthcare available to the citizens of Chatham-Kent by raising funds and providing other resources to support CKHA. It accomplishes this through annual campaigns, capital and endowment campaigns, memorial giving, special events and planned giving. To date, the Foundation has raised over $36 million.

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For more information, contact:
Barbara Noorenberghe, Development Officer – Annual Giving & Special Events

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

bnoorenberghe@ckha.on.ca or 519-436-2538



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