4th Annual Charity Curling Classic to Raise Funds for the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign 4th Annual Charity Curling Classic to Raise Funds for the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

4th Annual Charity Curling Classic to Raise Funds for the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign

CHATHAM, ON (Thursday, December 4, 2014):  On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation (CKHA) will host its 4th Annual Charity Curling Classic at the Sydenham Community Curling Club in Wallaceburg.  Proceeds from this event will support the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s recently launched CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign, which includes two portable ultrasound units for CKHA’s Sydenham Campus.

Charity Curling Classic

The 4th Annual Charity Curling Classic is open to 16 teams of four. Participants in this one-day bonspiel will enjoy two six-end games of curling, lunch, dinner and opportunities to win great prizes!

All participants are asked to raise pledges for this event in support of the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign.  Prizes will be awarded to the winning team and the event’s ‘Top Fundraiser’ – who will win a 32 GB KoboArc
e-Reader.  Participants who raise $100 in pledges will receive a ticket to win a 32″ Samsung TV.  Pledging opportunities are available via hard-copy pledge sheets and online at www.ckhaf.ca.

Registration is now open. Participants may register as an individual or as part of a team of four.  The fee per individual player is $55 and a team of four is $200, until January 23, 2015, after which the fees will increase slightly.

For more information and to register for the 4thAnnual Charity Curling Classic, please visit www.ckhaf.ca, contact the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation at 519.436.2538 and/or pop by the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation offices at 9 Ursuline Avenue in Chatham or 325 Margaret Ave. in Wallaceburg (on Tuesdays – please call ahead).

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you to Precise PARKLINK, Skip Sponsor; ProResp and Winmar, Second Sponsors; Kevin Wise Express Yourself and VIA Rail, Lead Sponsors; and Blackburn Radio Inc. and CKXS FM 99.1, Media Sponsors.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 4th Annual Charity Curling Classic. For details, please visit www.ckhaf.ca or contact Barbara Noorenberghe, Development Officer – Special Events, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation, at
519-436-2538 or bnoorenberghe@ckha.on.ca.

About the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign

As part of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s directive to raise funds to support CKHA’s Highest Priority Needs, the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign has been launched to support CKHA in the purchase of new diagnostic imaging equipment for CKHA’s Diagnostic Imaging Department.

Phase 1 of this campaign will focus on the purchase of a new Fluoroscopy System, a new CT Scan, new Ultrasound Equipment and a new Bone Densitometer – these four key pieces of equipment serve almost every program offered at CKHA and are key for diagnoses in a multitude of cases, including heart, stroke, cancer, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, obstetrics, gynecology and urology, just to name a few.

To date, more than $2 million has been raised for this important campaign.

About the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation exists 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. Since 1998, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation has raised over $37 million.

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For more information, contact:
Barbara Noorenberghe, Development Officer – Special Events
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation
bnoorenberghe@ckha.on.ca /519-436-2538



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