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Pedal for Hope into gear next week

Pedal for Hope into gear next week

Next week the fifth annual Pedal for Hope tour will cycle through Hastings and Prince Edward counties. The 10-day tour, which runs from April 25 through May 6th, raises funds and awareness for childhood cancer with proceeds benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society. Beginning in 2012, police officers from the Belleville Police Service and the Ontario […]

Zumbathon raises heart rates for cardiac equipment

Zumbathon raises heart rates for cardiac equipment

More than three dozen women raised their heart rates and money for medical equipment at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. The third annual Zumbathon dance fitness fundraiser held Saturday at the Community Centre in Picton raised $1,749.01 toward an ECG machine and vital signs monitors for the County hospital. Medical equipment is not funded […]

Donation helps pay for cardiac equipment at County's hospital

Donation helps pay for cardiac equipment at County’s hospital

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation received $6,000 from the Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Command, Ladies Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation. This donation will offset the recent purchase of telemetry equipment, used for cardiac monitoring, at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Having up-to-date cardiac monitoring equipment allows the physicians and medical staff at the hospital to […]

Happy trails for Sandbanks

Happy trails for Sandbanks

Grants totalling $23,100 will go toward making happy trails for those who love recreation at Sandbanks Provincial Park. “Along with the extensive time and money that both the park and the Friends of Sandbanks have already invested in the development and on going maintenance of the trails system at Sandbanks, the Friends have been awarded […]

All You Need Is Love for County's hospital

All You Need Is Love for County’s hospital

All You Need Is Love and 300 County residents to raise almost $40,000 medical equipment needs at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. The band ‘All You Need Is Love’, from Belleville, entertained almost 300 guests at its first County gig at the Wellington Community Centre’s Highline Hall on Valentine’s Day. Musicians Andy Forgie, Mark Rashotte, […]

Students show support for United Way

Students show support for United Way

Loyalist College President and CEO Maureen Piercy, students from the Public Relations post-graduate program, and members of Loyalist student government presented $18,659 to Judi Gilbert, Executive Director of the United Way of Quinte. The campus campaign began in October with a pancake breakfast and concluded with a product sale organized by Loyalist Public Relations post-graduate […]

County raises $10,000+ in Walk for Memories

County raises $10,000+ in Walk for Memories

Steps taken in this year’s Walk for Memories helped raise more than $10,000 for people in Prince Edward County with Alzheimers and related dementias, and the caregivers and families who support them. Two dozen fundraisers gathered $10,104 while about 75 people in total enjoyed each other’s company and support at the annual walk held Saturday […]

County shoppers feed meters to help hungry students

County shoppers feed meters to help hungry students

Four new breakfast programs have opened up in Prince Edward County, due in part to funds raised during the Feed the Meter holiday campaign and to a grant from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. Due to the funding, snack programs at Athol, CML, Pinecrest and Sophiasburgh schools become a more substantial morning meal […]

Walk for Memories supports Alzheimer Society - January 31

Walk for Memories supports Alzheimer Society – January 31

Be a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society on your time on your terms! The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County relies on people like you to help us support people living with dementia and generate new knowledge about this devastating disease. Here are some ways that you can help us generate even more funds for […]

Hospital auxiliary members no longer have to sew and wash sheets

Hospital auxiliary members no longer have to sew and wash sheets

Peggy Payne, president of the PEC Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, said original members didn’t solely focus on fundraising for their hospital, but also supported it with linen services – sewing, washing and making sheets. “I’m glad that that’s a facility we have dropped,” said Payne to laughter in agreement from luncheon guests at February’s general meeting. […]

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