We love our community, and sincerely enjoy spending time in all corners of Chatham-Kent! You never know where you might find us next!
The Drive Out Breast Cancer Golf Tournament was held on October 1st at the Talbot Trail Golf Club in Wheatley. For the 2nd straight year, all proceeds from this tournament, organized by Monica Couto and family (pictured above) were donated to the Foundation’s Oncology Fund. This year’s tournament raised a record-setting $9,850,10 in support of the Oncology/Cancer Clinic at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA).
We are so thankful to our friends at The Clock Tower Dental Centre in Wallaceburg for organizing a Staff Casual Day Fundraiser throughout October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, donating all proceeds towards the Foundation’s Oncology/ Fund. These types of community-led fundraisers mean the world to us, and they make a real difference for local healthcare right here in our community!
We’ve been thrilled to count Wallaceburg Retirement Residence as one of our many Giving Tuesday Partners in 2021 and 2022. We are so grateful to Wallaceburg Retirement Residence, as well as other businesses and individuals from across Chatham-Kent, for supporting the Foundation by taking part in the world’s largest generosity movement in recent years.
We are always thrilled to get out in the community to sell tickets for our Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser, and Ridgetown always steps up to support local healthcare. Here we are pictured selling tickets at McKinlay Funeral Home in Ridgetown.
We are always thrilled to get out in the community to sell tickets for our Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser, and Erieau always steps up to support local healthcare. Here we are pictured selling tickets at Bayside Brewing Company in Erieau.
On Friday, October 21st, 2022, the Dresden JR Kings celebrated their most recent PINK IN THE RINK night in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! There are always plenty of fun and prizes to be won, with all proceeds going to support the Foundation’s Oncology Fund!
The Kent Sikh Society presented the Foundation with a $5,000 donation in support of the Highest Priority Needs at CKHA in December 2022. This donation was primarily the result of a fundraising initiative led by Jarnail and Inder Gahunia (pictured on the left and right hand side of this photo) of T’s & Sweats in the Downtown Chatham Centre. The donation was generously topped up to $5,000 by the Kent Sikh Society. We are so thankful for Jarnail, Inder, and all members of the Kent Sikh Society for their longstanding support of the Foundation and continued commitment to local healthcare. Learn more about this generous 3rd party fundraiser here.
We are so grateful for the amazing team at Scotiabank for their generous contribution of $6,250 towards Dynamic Simulation, a clinical simulation program developed and led by Dr. Shawn Segeren, Emergency Physician at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Since its inception, this program has provided numerous simulation and procedural skills sessions to Emergency Physicians, Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists at CKHA, improving patient care in our local Emergency Department.
Mary Vermey of Mary’s Creations is a 93-year-old Chatham resident with a passion for smocking, knitting, and local healthcare! On June 25-26, 2022, Mary’s Creations were available for sale at Art in the Park at Talbot Trail Place in Blenheim, with 100% of the proceeds going to support the Foundation’s Highest Priority Needs fund. Pictured here are Mary’s three daughters at their booth at Art in the Park, where they raised a grand total of $1,265.00.