BOWMANVILLE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION UNVEILS CAMPAIGN CABINET & LOGO AND CELEBRATES A $5-MILLION GIFT FROM MUNICIPALITY OF CLARINGTON

BOWMANVILLE, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – The Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is off to a strong start as awareness and excitement continue to build for the Redevelopment and Expansion of Bowmanville Hospital. On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation hosted a special Campaign Presentation & Celebration at the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex where they announced a new Campaign Cabinet, Campaign Logo and an incredible $5-million gift from the Municipality of Clarington.

In February of this year, the Municipality of Clarington Council took steps to approve the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation’s municipal ask of $5-million to the redevelopment and expansion of Bowmanville Hospital. This marks the largest gift to be received by the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. The support of the Municipality is a major milestone for the Foundation as it continues to raise funds for the largest campaign in its history.

“Clarington Council was delighted to invest in local health care,” said Mayor Adrian Foster, Municipality of Clarington. “Our families, friends and loved ones rely on Bowmanville Hospital and the redevelopment and expansion project will ensure access to the care they need right here in Clarington, which is incredibly important to the future of our community.”

The Foundation has been busy recruiting a Campaign Cabinet; a group of strong community leaders who will play an important role in supporting the Foundation’s efforts to solicit and secure meaningful gifts for the project. The Campaign Cabinet is comprised of volunteer representatives from all sectors of the Clarington community. Led by Chair, Kirk Kemp, President, Algoma Orchards Ltd., these enthusiastic volunteers will provide a vital link between the Hospital and community. This is just the start, as Campaign Cabinet is expected to recruit a few more members.

Campaign Cabinet Members include:

• Kirk Kemp, Cabinet Chair
• Lawson Gay
• Bob Shickendanz
• Steve DeBoer
• Angel Van Leeuwen
• Todd March

“When an opportunity to further support the redevelopment of Bowmanville Hospital was presented, I was thrilled to take on the role as Campaign Chair,” said Kirk Kemp. “I applaud these men and women for their commitment to our Hospital and our community. Each one of them will help transform the local health care and continue to build momentum for this important campaign in our community. I am looking forward to achieving great things for Bowmanville Hospital.”

The Foundation also unveiled the new Campaign Brand and Logo: We Care, We Can – Investing in Our Health Care at the celebration event.This logo will live throughout the course of the campaign, as they work collaboratively with the Cabinet to meet financial goals and help Lakeridge Health deliver a fully redeveloped and expanded health care facility for the Clarington community.

“This incredible gift provided by the Municipality of Clarington comes at a pivotal time for health care in Clarington and across Durham Region,” said Matthew Anderson, President & CEO, Lakeridge Health. “We are extremely grateful for the Municipality’s support as we work to modernize facilities and enhance health care services to ensure people living in our community have better access to care close to home.”

“The support exemplified by the Municipality of Clarington is monumental to the Foundation and to Bowmanville Hospital,” said Frank Cerisano, Chief Executive Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. “Their commitment to our Hospital and community is demonstrated once again through their decision to make this very generous gift to support the expansion project. We are extremely grateful for Mayor Foster and Council’s continued support.”

For more information:

Andrea Russell
Bowmanville Hospital Foundation
(905) 623-3331 ext. 1884

About Bowmanville Hospital

Bowmanville Hospital is a fully accredited hospital, servicing the Municipality of Clarington. It is run by Lakeridge Health, part of the Central East Local Health Integration Network.

About Bowmanville Hospital Foundation

Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funds annually to fund equipment needs, facility enhancements, and other high priority needs for Bowmanville Hospital. For more information about Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, please visit www.bowHF.com.

BOWMANVILLE, – Monday, April 8, 2019 – On Sunday, April 7, 2019, Major the Reverend Canon David Saunders, along with the congregation of St. Martin’s Anglican Church in Courtice, presented Andrea Russell, Chief Development Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, with a cheque for $10,000. The funds will be directed to the redevelopment and expansion project for Bowmanville Hospital.

“Many of our members have received care at Bowmanville Hospital and value the friendly, patient- focused approach taken by staff,” said Canon Saunders. “We recognize the need for a facility as important as our community hospital and the challenge it faces to continue to provide the vital services, comfort and patient centred care our residents have come to know, while serving Clarington’s growing population. We feel it is extremely important to donate our funds to support the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation and the much needed redevelopment project, which will benefit so many in the local community and those well beyond its borders.”

Located in the chapel of White Cliffe Terrace Retirement Residence, St. Martin’s Anglican Church is a mixed denominational congregation made up of White Cliffe residents and others living throughout Clarington. For nearly 30 years, St. Martin’s has been supporting many community programs, including Gate 3:16 Outreach Centre, Oshawa Refuge, food banks and recently, a $10,000 donation to Durham Hospice, Clarington site. This is the first gift from St. Martin’s Anglican Church to be received by the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation.

“The generosity demonstrated by St. Martin’s Anglican Church is an example of the incredibly benevolent and caring community the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is fortunate to belong to,” says Ms. Russell. “This gift marks an incredible accomplishment for the Church and their small congregation.

We are extremely thankful for their investment in our Hospital, in the lives of people and the community.”

For more information:

Andrea Russell
Bowmanville Hospital Foundation
(905) 623-3331 ext. 1884

About Bowmanville Hospital

Bowmanville Hospital is a fully accredited hospital, servicing the Municipality of Clarington. It is run by Lakeridge Health, part of the Central East Local Health Integration Network.

About Bowmanville Hospital Foundation

Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funds annually to fund equipment needs, facility enhancements, and other high priority needs for Bowmanville Hospital. For more information about Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, please visit www.bowHF.com.

Hennessey Family Gives Back to Bowmanville Hospital

BOWMANVILLE, Monday, February 25, 2019 – The Hennessey family had a lot to celebrate this Family Day. While watching the Peterborough Petes play the Niagara Ice Dogs, Steve Hennessey announced a $100,000 gift to the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. This gift will go to support the redevelopment and expansion of Bowmanville Hospital and is made in honour of Kathleen Hennessey who was fondly remembered.

“This year marks the 10th anniversary of my grandmother’s passing, and, as a family, we thought this was the perfect way to honour her memory while supporting a very important initiative,” said Mr. Hennessey, Realtor and Board Member, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. “Clarington has been great to our family over the years and we hope that by supporting the redevelopment and expansion of Bowmanville Hospital, it will continue to do the same for families in and around Clarington.”

As descendants of Irish immigrants, Kathleen and Herbert Hennessey raised nine children in Peterborough. In 1964, Kathleen became the family’s sole caretaker when her husband suffered a stroke. The majority of the Hennessey family still resides in and close to Peterborough. Several of Kathleen’s descendants reside throughout the Greater Toronto Area, including Clarington and some have moved as far as Western Canada, primarily in the province of Alberta.

“We are grateful to the Hennessey family and for this generous gift,” said Frank Cerisano, Chief Executive Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. “Steve has been a valuable member of our Foundation’s Board of Directors for several years and we thank him and his family for demonstrating

such a deep commitment to the health of our community and for reinforcing the true spirit of philanthropy.”

For more information:

Andrea Russell
Bowmanville Hospital Foundation
(905) 623-3331 ext. 1884

About Bowmanville Hospital

Bowmanville Hospital is a fully accredited hospital, servicing the Municipality of Clarington. It is run by Lakeridge Health, part of the Central East Local Health Integration Network.

About Bowmanville Hospital Foundation

Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funds annually to fund equipment needs, facility enhancements, and other high priority needs for Bowmanville Hospital. For more information about Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, please visit www.bowHF.com.

Funding Innovation’s Art Easel Program Supports Bowmanville Hospital

BOWMANVILLE, Thursday, April 4, 2019 – Last week, Brendon VanderVeen of Funding Innovation presented Andrea Russell, Chief Development Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, with a cheque for $6,961.32. The funds were raised through the company’s 2018 Art Easel Program. To date, seven locations in Clarington display art easels with 100% of proceeds donated going to support the redevelopment and expansion of Bowmanville Hospital. We are always looking for new store to join the program! Contact Andrea Russell at (905) 623-3331 x 1884 for more information.

For more information:

Andrea Russell
Bowmanville Hospital Foundation
(905) 623-3331 ext. 1884

About Bowmanville Hospital

Bowmanville Hospital is a fully accredited hospital, servicing the Municipality of Clarington. It is run by Lakeridge Health, part of the Central East Local Health Integration Network.

About Bowmanville Hospital Foundation

Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funds annually to fund equipment needs, facility enhancements, and other high priority needs for Bowmanville Hospital. For more information about Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, please visit www.bowHF.com.

Thanks to the support of our sponsors, donors and guests, the Foundation raised an incredible $381,174 gross in proceeds which will be used to purchase 26 new stretchers and mattresses and support redevelopment and expansion of Bowmanville Hospital – our most successful in 32 years of our Gala’s history!

St Marys Cement Bowmanville (part of international building materials supplier, Votorantim Cimentos) surprised Board members, guests and staff with a surprise $250,000 pledge to Bowmanville Hospital’s redevelopment at the 2018 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Gala. Celebrating their 50th anniversary in Bowmanville in 2018, St Marys Cement has proudly supported Bowmanville Hospital Foundation for 21 of those 50 years!

Listen to Frank Cerisano, Chief Executive Officer of Bowmanville Hospital Foundation and Tanya Pardy, Human Resources Manager of St Marys Cement Bowmanville discuss the donation on the KX96 Morning Ride with Ellis & Archer.

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation hosted a special Campaign Presentation & Celebration at the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex where they announced a new Campaign Cabinet, Campaign Logo and an incredible $5-million gift from the Municipality of Clarington.

Listen to Frank Cerisano, Chief Executive Officer of Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, Kirk Kemp, Campaign Cabinet Chair and President of Algoma Orchards Ltd., and Mayor Adrian Foster, Municipality of Clarington discuss the announcement.

On the KX96 Morning Ride with Ellis & Archer:

On the CKDO Morning Show with Terry Johnston: