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Wellington Pharmacy fills prescription for hospital’s healthy future

Wellington Pharmacy fills prescription for hospital’s healthy future

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Back the Build Campaign got a healthful boost from a friendly village pharmacy on Wednesday. Christa Smith and Gail Wilson, owners of Wellington’s PharmaChoice Pharmacy stepped forward with a five-year, $10,000, pledge to the Back the Build fundraising campaign for the County’s new hospital. The two said supporting […]

Participants paint and pour to Back the Build

Participants paint and pour to Back the Build

CHEERS! from the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation, to the Family Health Team and Isaiah Tubbs for putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising. Participants enjoyed a Paint ‘n Pour Party fundraiser for the hospital’s #BacktheBuild Campaign. CHEERS also to instructor Luanne Hartman and Prince Edward Family Health Team staff member Nicole Caley for organizing the […]

Hospice CHEERS! Legion command branches and auxiliaries

Hospice CHEERS! Legion command branches and auxiliaries

CHEERS! from Hospice Prince Edward, to the Ontario Provincial Command Branches and Ladies Auxiliary Charitable Foundation and Prince Edward County Branch 78. At the presentation of $5,627 to Hospice residential manager Deb McDonald are Diane Denyes-Wenn President Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Charitable Foundation, Diane Kennedy President and Tom McCaw 1st Vice Poppy Chairman.

Heritage awards honour dedication of community members

Heritage awards honour dedication of community members

Community members dedicated to Prince Edward County’s history and heritage were recently honoured for their efforts. Prince Edward County Heritage Awards were presented last week during a dinner to close the County’s week-long Flashback February events. “The honourees’ passion is commendable,” said Prince Edward County Mayor Steve Ferguson . “I am continually impressed by the […]

Family fund grants a $140,000 boost for local projects

Family fund grants a $140,000 boost for local projects

Ten organizations are sharing a $68,124 boost from the new Huff Family Fund – complimented with co-funding matching amounts of $2,000 each from the Wynne Thomas Arts Fund and the Jack and Ruby Lockyer Ward Fund – totalling more than $140,000. These funds, managed by The County Foundation, were presented Thursday at Huff Estates. The […]

Community thanks Prince Edward District Women's Institute for generous support

Community thanks Prince Edward District Women’s Institute for generous support

A likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth presided over the County celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario and Canada Tuesday, in Ameliasburgh. Wilma deWolde, one of the organizers of the anniversary tea, noted the life-sized cardboard stand travels around to various institutes, honouring the Queen’s membership in Sandringham W.I. […]

Feed the Meter funds raise $2,881 for healthy snacks at schools

Feed the Meter funds raise $2,881 for healthy snacks at schools

Supporters of the ‘Feed the Meter’ campaign in December raised $2,881.35 for school food programs in Prince Edward County. “A fabulous success of Food for Learning’s Feed The Meter campaign is a result of the generous community support in all three communities,” said Vicky Struthers, Food for Learning Community Development Co-ordinator with the Hastings and […]

Little business with big heart backs the hospital build campaign

Little business with big heart backs the hospital build campaign

Cecil ‘Smitty’ Smith, owner of Smitty’s Appliances in Corbyville gave back to Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital in a big way after he underwent a routine scope procedure on Jan. 29, 2019. The local businessman donated $5,000 to the PECMH Foundation’s Back the Build campaign in recognition of the exceptional and warm care provided to […]

Community ‘Cheers for Grampy’ with donations to hospital and hospice

Community ‘Cheers for Grampy’ with donations to hospital and hospice

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Community effort in support of Team Campbell saw $16,000 raised for Hospice Prince Edward and the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation. When Prince Edward County resident and Maple Leaf fan, biker, optician, family man and grampa, Mark Campbell received a diagnosis of terminal lung cancer on Jan. 10, […]

Hospice CHEERS! flippers of flap jacks

Hospice CHEERS! flippers of flap jacks

CHEERS! from Hospice Prince Edward to the Prince Edward Yacht Club for raising $2,024.34 at their annual pancake breakfast. “They doubled their contribution over last year,” said Karen Moore, Hospice Executive Director. “Thank you so much! Your funds will go a long way to supporting clients in the community and residents at our Hospice.” HPE […]

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