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$33,000 from Shoppers Drug Mart and the Quinte Community will make lives better for Regional Cancer Patients

$33,000 from Shoppers Drug Mart and the Quinte Community will make lives better for Regional Cancer Patients

Dec 06 — The “Love You” by Shoppers Drug Mart program works with local charities to help advance women’s health. Locally Shoppers Drug Mart at Dundas Street and the location at Sidney Street were top fundraisers in the country. Owner Wynand Bekker donated al…

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Local Volunteers and Fundraisers are Honored For Going Above and Beyond for the Belleville General Hospital Foundation

Local Volunteers and Fundraisers are Honored For Going Above and Beyond for the Belleville General Hospital Foundation

Nov 13 — They are the most cherished assets of our non-profits, charities, sporting organizations and faith communities, giving their time, talent and treasure. That is how the Association of Fundraising Professionals – South Eastern Chapter described the nomine…

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Two “Bear-y” Exceptional Boys

Two “Bear-y” Exceptional Boys

Nov 04 — Two five year old boys went out trick or treating in support of the Children's Treatment Centre at Belleville General Hospital. Between door to door donations and online pledges Bentley Davidson and Tate Black raised $1,877. The boys wanted to help other …

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Lemonade Stand for Cancer Care at BGH

Lemonade Stand for Cancer Care at BGH

Nov 01 — Seven year old Sophie Trotter raised $685.00 for Oncology at Quinte Health Care - Belleville General Hospital. She held a lemonade stand in honor of her grandfather who has been receiving care at the Cancer Clinic at BGH. Sophie wanted to present the che…

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Dr. Edith Peterkin

Dr. Edith Peterkin

Oct 28 — The community is mourning the loss of a long time area pedatrician. Dr. Edith Peterkin practiced pediatrics in Belleville for 40 years. Belleville City Councillor Pat Culhane served as a nurse at QHC with Dr. Peterkin and said "Dr. Peterkin was a brillian…

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Regional Nuclear Medicine Camera Project Gathers Pace Following Substantial Donation

Regional Nuclear Medicine Camera Project Gathers Pace Following Substantial Donation

Oct 23 — Plans to replace the region’s Nuclear Medicine Cameras at Belleville General Hospital (BGH) took a giant step closer this week as the Foundation announced a $300,000 donation from an anonymous local figure.  The generous gift is the latest in a line of…

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Making Cancer Care Better at BGH – One Kilometre at a Time

Making Cancer Care Better at BGH – One Kilometre at a Time

Oct 10 — Chris Jeffrey always had a passion for cycling. But after his wife Pamela Smith–Jeffrey passed away from lung cancer in 2015, he admits he lost that drive to ride his bike. But a goal to make cancer care better for everyone in this community and a renew…

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Phenomenal Year for Gee’s Walk

Phenomenal Year for Gee’s Walk

Sep 23 — Over 32 participants of the Gaetane Harvey Memorial Walk wore out the tread out on their sneakers this weekend. The two-day 53 km walk raised over $25,451.52 in support of cancer care at Belleville General Hospital. This is their highest fundraising total…

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Belleville General Hospital Foundation Celebrates a Record Setting Gala

Belleville General Hospital Foundation Celebrates a Record Setting Gala

Sep 22 — All the stars were out Saturday night for the Belleville General Hospital Foundation’s “A Night at the Oscar’s” Gala. Over 300 guests came out to mark the 20th anniversary event. It surpassed all other Gala’s by raising a record setting half a m…

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Regional Nuclear Medicine Campaign Gathers Momentum with A Major Boost from A Local Wine Producer

Regional Nuclear Medicine Campaign Gathers Momentum with A Major Boost from A Local Wine Producer

Sep 10 — Lanny and Catharine Huff have operated many businesses in the Quinte Region. They also know the importance of supporting Health care in the same community where they live and work. Over the last year, the Huffs have pledged $250,000 to projects at Bellevi…

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A Major Gift Helps Make New CT Scanners One Step Closer to Reality at BGH

A Major Gift Helps Make New CT Scanners One Step Closer to Reality at BGH

Sep 04 — The Walter Thomas Elliott Charitable Foundation recently donated $300,000 to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation. The money pledged will be used to help purchase two new cutting edge cameras within the Nuclear Medicine Department. With one in two p…

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$600,000+ Donation to Belleville General Hospital Foundation Benefits Many Local Residents

$600,000+ Donation to Belleville General Hospital Foundation Benefits Many Local Residents

Aug 26 —  Donald Bateman was a longtime farmer in Thurlow township and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Tweed. His wife Sarah “Irene” Bateman was a retired teacher with the Hastings County Board of Education. This couple made a significant difference everyday…

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Dr. Douglas A. MacIntosh

Dr. Douglas A. MacIntosh

Aug 15 — Today we are remembering a truly amazing person. Dr. Douglas A. MacIntosh was a pioneer in cancer care in our community. He founded the oncology clinic at BGH in 1972 which allowed patients in the Quinte Region to receive oncology care closer to home.  H…

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 228 Stirling Gives Back to BGHF

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 228 Stirling Gives Back to BGHF

Aug 14 — Thank you to Royal Canadian Legion Branch 228 - Stirling for donating $1,000 from their November 2018 Poppy Campaign. Poppy Treasurer Vicki Bateman along with her grandaughter Daphne Carter dropped by BGHF to present Executive Director Steve Cook with a c…

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Freedom Ride for Health Raises Over $5000 for BGH

Freedom Ride for Health Raises Over $5000 for BGH

Aug 14 — Sunshine and Generous Cyclists Means a Great Fundraiser for the Belleville General Hospital Foundation.Over 60 cyclists took part in the first ever “Freedom Ride for Health” bike ride this past Saturday. The cyclists left from West Zwick’s Park – …

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Kids Who Care

Kids Who Care

Aug 06 — This amazing crew used the long weekend to raise funds for Belleville General Hospital. Sophie, Rachel and Tess set up a lemonade stand Saturday in Belleville. They said they were charging $1 but most people gave alot more when they found out it that the …

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Students and Rotary of Stirling Prove they are “The Little Village With The Big Heart”

Students and Rotary of Stirling Prove they are “The Little Village With The Big Heart”

Jul 31 —  “Early Act” is a 30-member group of Grade 3 to Grade 8 students from Stirling Public School. Earlier this year they held a talent show to raise money for their community. The group decided to donate $800.65 to the Belleville General Hospital Foundat…

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Bonisteel Family Fundraising Golf Tournament

Bonisteel Family Fundraising Golf Tournament

Jul 31 — Thank you to the Bonisteel Family and all their friends and families who came out to golf in honor of Ken Bonisteel. Ken passed away Dec 19th, 2018 of cancer and his family honored his memory by raising $1300 for Oncology at BGH. Pictured here are Ken's s…

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Shawn Coffin-Wayne Brown Memorial Three Pitch Tournament Hits a Home Run for Belleville General Hospital

Shawn Coffin-Wayne Brown Memorial Three Pitch Tournament Hits a Home Run for Belleville General Hospital

Jul 24 — In 2006, Wayne Brown, Connie Reid & Colleen Reid started a tournament to get old friends together and remember Colleen’s brother, Shawn Coffin who had passed away in 1998 at the age of 30. In 2011, after the fifth year of the tournament Wayne Brown …

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Set Sail in 2020 with BGHF, CJBQ and Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Set Sail in 2020 with BGHF, CJBQ and Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Jul 17 — Join Carlson Wagonlit Travel, CJBQ Radio and the Belleville General Hospital Foundation onboard the Beautiful Celebrity Summit for our 20th Anniversary fundraising cruise.7 night Southern Caribbean Cruise onboard the Celebrity Summit with 2 nights pre-cru…

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Peyton – Kids Who Care

Peyton – Kids Who Care

Jul 17 — Meet 9 year old Peyton. He has joined the "Freedom Ride for Health" bike ride. He is out getting pledges to raise money for BGHF. Peyton is helping his community (and hoping to win a new bike as the top fundraiser!) To donate and support Peyton visit htt…

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Belleville Kiwanis continue their legacy of giving back

Belleville Kiwanis continue their legacy of giving back

Jul 12 —  Founded in 1923, Belleville Kiwanis have had a strong history of supporting the community over the years, with the local primary purpose of serving the children of the area.  This week, the local service club donated $21,480 to the Belleville General H…

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BGHF thanks the Belleville Senators for giving them a “leg up” on a new Fracture Clinic

BGHF thanks the Belleville Senators for giving them a “leg up” on a new Fracture Clinic

Jul 09 —  Belleville General Hospital Foundation’s “Fairways for Fractures” fundraising golf tournament was held Thursday June 13th at Black Bear Golf Course. Over $46,000 was raised for a new Fracture Clinic at Belleville General Hospital.  Members of the…

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Belleville Senators Present $100,000 to local charities including BGHF.

Belleville Senators Present $100,000 to local charities including BGHF.

May 14 — Sens present $100,000 to five local charities Cumulative total in two seasons more than $335,000 The Belleville Senators, in partnership with the Ottawa Senators Foundation, are excited to announce that five local charities will each receive $20,000 as …

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Belleville General Hospital set for ICU Expansion after $500,000 donation from The Parrott Foundation

Belleville General Hospital set for ICU Expansion after $500,000 donation from The Parrott Foundation

May 13 —   Belleville General Hospital set for ICU Expansion after $500,000 donation. Additional patient rooms expected to cost $4m May 6, 2019 – Plans to expand the region’s Intensive Care Unit at Belleville General Hospital are currently underway followi…

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