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Wellington Legion supports need for medical equipment at County's hospital

Wellington Legion supports need for medical equipment at County’s hospital

Pictured at QHC PECMH from left, are: Ken MacMillan, poppy fund chair for Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160; Shannon Coull, executive director of the PECMH Foundation and Briar Boyce, senior development officer of the PECMH Foundation. Sue Vincent photoAs the need for priority medical equipment never stops, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital is grateful for […]

Picton Metro and shoppers raise more than $16,000 for new hospital

Picton Metro and shoppers raise more than $16,000 for new hospital

Shoppers at Picton’s Metro grocery store have shown what partnership in action looks like by raising $16,781 for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s (PECMHF) Back the Build campaign for a new hospital in the County. The money was raised in a combination of customer donations between July 29 to Aug. 11, 2021 and […]

Long-time PEC farm family honours parents with Back the Build donation

Long-time PEC farm family honours parents with Back the Build donation

A local farm family with deep roots in the community has stepped forward with a gift that will honour parents and help build Prince Edward County’s new hospital. John Conley and his wife, Penny, were looking for a way to honour the memory of his parents, Ruth and Oscar. They decided the best way to […]

Car wash makes a splash for new hospital campaign

Car wash makes a splash for new hospital campaign

Pictured at the Wellings of Picton from left: Shannon Coull, executive director of the PECMH Foundation; Cathy Kewley, Wellings of Picton; Jessica Yarrow, Wellings of Picton; Rachel Henry, general manager of the Wellings of Picton; Lynn Colwell, Wellings of Picton and Nancy Parks, Back the Build campaign co-chair. Briar Boyce photoArmed with buckets and sponges, […]

100 People Who Care support Hospice Prince Edward

100 People Who Care support Hospice Prince Edward

100 People Who Care PEC members showed their love for Hospice Prince Edward this week, presenting an $8,000 donation to support its many services. This marks one dozen donations the membership has made to charities in Prince Edward County. The group meets quarter (online during the pandemic) to select its recipient from member nominations. It […]

An 'udder' day, an 'udder' dollar to help Back the Build

An ‘udder’ day, an ‘udder’ dollar to help Back the Build

There was a feeling of deja ‘moo’ in the air as farmers representing local dairy producers and their families presented the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation with a second donation to help Back the Build during a gathering at Prinzhaven Farms in Bloomfield. AJ deBoef, chairperson of the Prince Edward County Dairy Producer committee […]

Grocery shoppers invited to Back the Build of County's new hospital

Grocery shoppers invited to Back the Build of County’s new hospital

The Picton Metro grocery store is kicking off a two-week fundraising initiative to raise funds to help the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Back the Build for a new hospital. Shoppers will be invited to donate $2 at the cash register as the promotion runs until Wednesday, August 11. Metro has also committed to […]

Volunteers restore housing for County's Birdhouse City residents

Volunteers restore housing for County’s Birdhouse City residents

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison A newly restored housing site for Prince Edward County’s feathered residents, while exclusively for the birds, is also a neat spot for people, too. Located on County Road 8 within the Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area, Birdhouse City is a miniature community of native nesting bird boxes which first opened […]

Kiwanis scholarships honour two County graduates

Kiwanis scholarships honour two County graduates

CHEERS! to Prince Edward Collegiate Institute graduates Jordan Hartley, (left) and Tailia Epsten (right), who received $500 scholarships recently from the Kiwanis Club of Picton. Club secretary Sally Margueratt present the awards. Epstein received the Kiwanis Club of Picton Communication Award. She will be studying Political Science at the University of Ottawa in the fall. […]

Campbell family pays forward loving final wish gift from the community

Campbell family pays forward loving final wish gift from the community

Dollars to doughnuts, the late Mark Campbell was smiling from above, watching his family members gather to return funds raised by a community that loved him, to back the build of the County’s new hospital. With grandchildren dressed in special “Grampy” T-shirts featuring artwork created by Mark’s daughter when she was in kindergarten; they all […]

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