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LouAnne Melburn

LouAnne Melburn

Dec 07 — Congratulations to LouAnne Melburn who was nominated as a Hospital Hero by the Department of Family Medicine! LouAnne educates the team on different diabetes treatment and testing options and helps to support their residency program by supplying them with…

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Dr. Hollett and Dr. Campbell

Dr. Hollett and Dr. Campbell

Nov 30 — Congratulations to Dr. Hollett and Dr. Campbell who were nominated as Hospital Heroes by a grateful patient/colleague for the great care they provided during an unexpected hospitalization at BGH. Great work Docs! #bghf #hospitalhero…

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Dr. R. Bates

Dr. R. Bates

Nov 22 — Congratulations Dr. Bates who was nominated by a grateful family for, '...giving countless hours of (his) time and assistance...'to their beloved family member while he was at home. Way to go, Dr. Bates! #bghf #hospitalhero…

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Sills 3 Staff and Nurses

Sills 3 Staff and Nurses

Nov 22 — Congratulations to all of the Hospital Heroes that were nominated by a grateful patient’s family on behalf of his wife, “With special thanks to the staff and nurses.”   Yusi Ruiz-Viera, Lorna Gordon, Kelsey Bernhardt, Mandy Phieffer, Melissa McPhe…

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Quinte Irish Canadian Society

Quinte Irish Canadian Society

Nov 21 — Thank you to the Quinte Irish Canadian Society for their generous $1,000 to BGHF! The society raised funds through the year and wanted to give back by making care better, here at BGH. Thank you!!!Pictured here: Wilfred Gaube, President, Quinte Irish Canad…

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Matt Seguin

Matt Seguin

Nov 20 — Congratulations Matt! He was nominated, as a Hospital Hero, by grateful patients for being 'Awesome'! He was really helpful with the new mom and dad-to-be. "Matt is a great asset to Labour and Delivery." Way to go Matt! #bghf #hospitalhero…

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‘I’m in’ Staff Campaign a Huge Success!

‘I’m in’ Staff Campaign a Huge Success!

Nov 16 — THANK YOU FOR SAYING I’M IN!!!!!  Yes, WE’RE SHOUTING!!! The overwhelming response from staff has been remarkable and we smashed our goal because you said I’m in!  We are excited to share that 427 employees at BGH, or 31%, helped to raise a cum…

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Butterfly Girls Honoured at AFP

Butterfly Girls Honoured at AFP

Nov 15 — Congratulations to The Butterfly Girls, Barb, Beth, and Loralee, for being recognized as this year's Association of Fundraising Professionals South Eastern Ontario (AFPSEO), Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers!!! They were recognized on November 14th in Kin…

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Deadnersville Fundraiser a Spooktacular Success!

Deadnersville Fundraiser a Spooktacular Success!

Nov 09 — Thank you to Lorne and Sheila Holditch, who run the Halloween attraction, Deadnersville, and their partners: Vout's Hearing Centre, Campbell's Orchards, and Carl and Christina Eggiman for the wonderful $1,700 donation to the BGH Foundation! One thousand H…

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Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #99, Belleville Makes Generous Donation

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #99, Belleville Makes Generous Donation

Nov 05 — Thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #99, Belleville for their generous donation to the BGH Foundation! Through their fundraising efforts, of Nevada ticket sales and bingos, $5,000 was raised! We can't thank you enough for your gift - you are he…

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Partners in Healthcare Appreciation Evening

Partners in Healthcare Appreciation Evening

Oct 25 — BGHF hosted its annual Partners in Healthcare Appreciation Evening on Wednesday, October 24th. This celebration was a night to recognize donors who have progressed to a higher level on The Partners In Health Care recognition wall through their cumulative…

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BGHF Welcomes New Major Gifts Officer

BGHF Welcomes New Major Gifts Officer

Oct 17 — It is with pleasure that we announce Amy Doyle has joined the Belleville General Hospital Foundation in the role of Major Gifts Officer.  Amy brings a wealth of experience and a personal track record of success through her work with University Hospitals …

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Thank you Denny’s!

Thank you Denny’s!

Oct 15 — Thank you to the team at Denny's who donated $755 to BGHF earlier this month. Proceeds came from a successful car show this past July.  The day ended early due to rain, but a lot of fun was had by all. Thank you for making care better at BGH!Pictured fro…

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District 8 Ontario Road Supervisors is Making Care Better at BGH!

District 8 Ontario Road Supervisors is Making Care Better at BGH!

Oct 11 — The District 8 Road Supervisors Association is the local chapter of the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) in eastern Ontario that stretches from Quinte West to the Brockville Area and north to Hwy 7. District 8 represents Public works profess…

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BGH Auxiliary Opportunity Shop Celebrates 70 Years and Makes Generous Donation to Cancer Care

BGH Auxiliary Opportunity Shop Celebrates 70 Years and Makes Generous Donation to Cancer Care

Oct 02 — Thank you to the BGH Auxiliary Opportunity Shop for their generous $20,000 donation to Cancer Care QHC Belleville General Hospital. This donation is the final amount in their $100,000 pledge, made in 2015! We were honoured to receive this and help celebr…

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Gee’s Walk Raises over $13,000 for Cancer Care at BGH

Gee’s Walk Raises over $13,000 for Cancer Care at BGH

Sep 27 — Congratulations to Gee’s Girls – Cindy Harvey, Lisa McAuley, and Jennifer Harvey for another successful event in honour of their mom, Gaetane Harvey. In 2006 at the age of 53, Gaetane lost a brief, but hard fought battle with breast cancer.  The Gaet…

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Heroes and Villains United for Better Health Care!

Heroes and Villains United for Better Health Care!

Sep 26 — Heroes and Villains united for a special cause – raising funds to make health care better at BGH. The Belleville General Hospital Foundation (BGHF) is excited to announce that a heroic $220,000 was raised during its annual gala at Avaya in Belleville, t…

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Order of the Eastern Star Supports the Quinte Children’s Treatment Centre at BGH

Order of the Eastern Star Supports the Quinte Children’s Treatment Centre at BGH

Aug 08 — Thank you to the Quinte Chapter 59 - Order of the Eastern Star who generously donated $2,056.75 in support of the Quinte Children's Treatment Centre at BGH. The funds were raised through various fundraising activities throughout the year such as draws, 50…

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BGHF Proudly Hosts Special Celebration for the Women’s Christian Association

BGHF Proudly Hosts Special Celebration for the Women’s Christian Association

Jul 18 — Belleville General Hospital Foundation (BGHF) hosted a celebratory farewell event on July 17th, where the original founders of Belleville General Hospital (BGH) - the Women’s Christian Association (WCA), wrapped up operations after 139 years. The event …

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“Together, We’re Better” Campaign a Success for BGHF

“Together, We’re Better” Campaign a Success for BGHF

Jun 22 — "We knew that our community was generous," remarked Peter Knudsen, Chair of the Foundation Board. "Our donors understand that importance of making a gift to BGHF. The government doesn't buy medical equipment. We rely on our community to equip our hospita…

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Nursing Staff Goes Above and Beyond for a Special Occasion

Nursing Staff Goes Above and Beyond for a Special Occasion

Jun 11 — Congratulations to these Hospital Heroes! The nurses in Oncology, Quinte 6, Palliative Care, Sandra Bennett and Jennifer Brooks They were nominated by a grateful daughter, a friend, and a few coworkers who had the following to say:[gallery ids="13474,1347…

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Butterfly Run Quinte raises $119,810 for BGH!

Butterfly Run Quinte raises $119,810 for BGH!

Jun 07 — The third annual Butterfly Run Quinte raised $119,810 to help local bereaved families. Butterfly Run founders, Barb Matteucci, Loralee McInroy, and Beth Primeau, announced the total raised for the hospital’s Child Bereavement Fund at a presentation toda…

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2018 Fun in the Sun Fundraiser Cruise

2018 Fun in the Sun Fundraiser Cruise

May 07 — Another amazing week was had by all aboard the Celebrity Equinox for the 2018 Fun in the Sun Fundraising Cruise! A portion of the proceeds from the 7 night Caribbean cruise, hosted by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and CJBQ Radio, will be donated to support the …

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The Butterfly Run Makes Patient Care Better at BGH

The Butterfly Run Makes Patient Care Better at BGH

Apr 10 — BGH’s regional maternity unit now has a new baby ventilator and labour and delivery procedural lights thanks to the Butterfly Run.The Butterfly Run founders, Barb Matteucci, Loralee McInroy, and Beth Primeau selected these two major equipment pieces, wo…

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Belleville General Hospital Auxiliary is Making Cancer Care Better at BGH

Belleville General Hospital Auxiliary is Making Cancer Care Better at BGH

Mar 20 — We are extremely grateful to the Belleville General Hospital Auxiliary (BGHA) who presented the BGH Foundation with a cheque for $40,000 today, March 20th.  The generous gift represents the third installment of the BGHA Opportunity Shop’s commitment of…

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