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Donations for PMH Summer 2019

Matt Calvert Charity Shootout – Scores Big for WMCC

The 3rd annual Matt Calvert Charity Shootout was held June 27 at the Wheat City Golf Course and the BRHC Foundation is thrilled to share that the proceeds will be used to benefit patients at the Western MB Cancer Centre (WMCC). Specialized treatment chairs will be purchased.

Thank you to NHL player Matt Calvert, his wife Courtney, and members of the Matt Calvert Shootout Committee, for the outstanding $56,390.48 donation, in honour of Matt’s family’s journey with cancer.

A huge Foundation thank you to Matt and his family, event organizers, sponsors, golfers, and everyone who supported this incredible event.

Matt Calvert web

In the photo: Leo Calvert, Courtney and Matt Calvert (front right), their sons Beau and Kasey and Alice Calvert, present the cheque to Treena Slate – WMCC Program Manager and Peggy Turnbull – Foundation Chair, with event organizers (back).

   

Local Shrine Club Donates to DRHC

The Dauphin and District Shrine Club has made a significant contribution towards children’s care at Dauphin Regional Health Centre (DRHC). The Shrine Club contributed close to $6,000, through the Dauphin Hospital Foundation, that helped purchase a Broselow Pediatric Emergency Cart and related support equipment. The Broselow Cart is a colour-coded system for children (infant to 12).  Its key features allow for quick access to correct sizes of medical equipment in the event of an emergency.

Khartum Temple Shrine Club representative Dave Yeo says one of the local club’s main objectives is to fundraise for initiatives, projects or equipment that support children and their families within the Parkland region. Yeo adds, during the past few years, the local Shriners have made contributions which have benefitted other health care facilities within Prairie Mountain Health region including Grandview  and Ste. Rose.

Local fundraising initiatives that occur throughout the year include raising money from various raffle ticket sales, Christmas cake sales and by recycling drink cans.

 

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Pictured, from left are: Jean Ann Fisher, DRHC Care Team Manager, Alyson Schmidt, Emergency Department and Special Care Unit Clinical Resource Nurse, Dauphin and District Shrine Club Nobles Terry Maxwell and Rae Csversko, along with Dr. Scott Kish.