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Date: 2015-01-21
 
One lucky winner and $10,350 for better health care in the Restigouche!
 
Gagnant du tirage
From left to right
Nancy Nicol, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation, Jean-Philippe Langlais, Sales Agent for Molson Coors Canada Baie-des-Chaleur, Jean-Paul Landry, winner of the Montreal Canadiens trip package, Nathalie Blaquière, Senior Agent for Via Rail Canada Campbellton, and Jean-Luc Landry, Executive Director of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation.
Missing from the photo: Allison Metallic, owner or Restigouche Drive-Thru and Régis Castonguay, co-owner of VC Renovations DKI.
 
Campbellton (N.-B.) – The Friends of Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce that the lucky winner of the trip package to go see the Montreal Canadiens is Mr. Jean-Paul Landry. This package worth over $3,000 includes: 2 pairs of tickets to see 2 games of the Montreal Canadiens at Centre Bell - this January 31st against the Washington Capitals (in section 109 - Platinum) and on February 1st, this time against the Phoenix Coyotes (in section 123 - Promenade Bell), courtesy of Molson Coors and Restigouche Drive-Thru; a pair of round-trip train tickets (2 roomettes aboard the train) from Campbellton to Montreal, courtesy of Via Rail Canada; a room for 2 at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, as well as $727.49 spending money, courtesy of VC Renovations DKI. Congratulations to Mr. Landry!

This fundraising event enabled the Friends of Healthcare Foundation to raise $10,350, or $2,100 more than last year! This amount will go toward the 2014-2015 annual campaign of the Foundation and will be used to purchase the following equipment:

Campbellton Regional Hospital
 

• Telestroke system for the Emergency Department
• Surgical table for the Surgical Suite
• Adjustable wheelchairs for the Occupational Therapy Department
• Infant warmer, transport monitor and radiometer for the Obstetric/Gynecology Department
• Cough Assist System for the Respiratory Therapy Department
• Specialty child psychiatry furniture for the Psychiatry Department
• Special chairs for the long-term unit
• Phlebotomy chair for the Laboratory

St. Joseph Community Health Centre in Dalhousie

 

• Telemetry system for the Extra Mural Program
 
“I would like to thank all those who entered the draw as well as those who sold tickets, as all 1,500 tickets were sold!” said Mr. Jean-Luc Landry, Executive Director of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation. “I would also like to thank our sponsors, Molson Coors, Restigouche Drive-Thru, Via Rail Canada and VC Renovations DKI for having made this draw possible. I invite you to participate again next year to this now annual event.”
 

 
Date: 2015-01-16
 
Northern Star Shining Brighter and Brighter!
 
Staff from the Caisses populaires Restigouche 
From left to right (bottom row)
Jean-Luc Landry, Executive Director of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation, Michel (Mike) Doiron, Chairperson of the Northern Star Campaign, Joyce Roberts, Administrative Assistant of the Caisse populaire Restigouche, Nancy Nicol, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation and, behind them, part of the Caisse populaire Restigouche staff.

 
Campbellton (N.-B.) – The hospital foundations of the Restigouche region, Chaleur region, Acadian Peninsula, and new this year the Grand falls and Saint Quentin regions, in cooperation with the North East Caisses populaires acadiennes, released the results of the Northern Star campaign.

The organizing committee, in partnership with the North East Caisses populaires acadiennes, is proud to announce that the amount of $73,858.62 was raised during the tenth edition. The money will be distributed among the foundations based on the funds raised in each region and will be added to the 2014-2015 annual fundraising campaign.

"The generosity of our community members toward this activity is admirable and shows the value they place on quality and especially accessibility of health care in our region. The project was also warmly welcomed by the staff of the Caisses populaires Restigouche. Indeed, they were actively involved in the sale of mini paper trees. By their remarkable participation, they have managed to generate more than $5,000 and make this campaign a great success! This amount is in addition to the annual contribution of $7,000 from the Caisse Populaire Restigouche!" said Michel (Mike) Doiron, Chair of the Northern Star activity for the Friends of Healthcare Foundation (zone 5 – Restigouche).

Thanks to the Northern Star campaign, a grand total of $15,446 was raised for the Restigouche region. Funds will go toward the 2014-2015 annual fundraising campaign and will be used to purchase the following

:
Campbellton Regional Hospital
 
• Telestroke system for the Emergency Department
• Surgical table for the Surgical Suite
• Adjustable wheelchairs for the Occupational Therapy Department
• Infant warmer, transport monitor and radiometer for the Obstetric/Gynecology Department
• Cough Assist System for the Respiratory Therapy Department
• Specialty child psychiatry furniture for the Psychiatry Department
• Special chairs for the long-term unit
• Phlebotomy chair for the Laboratory
 
St. Joseph Community Health Centre in Dalhousie

• Telemetry system for the Extra Mural Program