Casino Nova Scotia Employee holds 24-hour Rockathon in Support of Hospital Foundation.
Roger MacDonald, centre, Casino Nova Scotia employee held a Rockathon on May 12th, 2012. Roger at sat in a rocking chair for 24 hours, collecting donations for the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation. Pictured above is Fletcher Hunston, Casino Nova Scotia AGM, and Roger presenting Stephanie McLean of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation a cheque for $604.75 to help keep more Cape Bretoners at home for care. Thank you, Roger for your hard work
Shoot for the Cure
Members of the Cape Breton University Capers women’s basketball team recently presented the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation with a cheque for $10,273.39, representing funds raised by the teams successful Shoot for the Cure night held February 11th at the Sullivan Fieldhouse.
Shoot for the Cure is an initiative of the CIS Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – and other related cancer charities – and has been running for five straight seasons.
At CBU, the hard work of CBU Alumni and the Capers women’s program has generated more than $50,000 for the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Cancer Unit.
More than 1,000 fans were on hand as the Capers hosted the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers back in February and as has become the norm over the past five years, the local supporters were more than ready to help with such a great cause.
CBU Alumni and the Capers women’s basketball program would like to thank everyone for their support and for making Shoot for the Cure in Cape Breton one of the top fundraising events in the CIS
On hand for the cheque presentation were: Front row (left to right), Capers players Nicole Works, Tanira McClurkin, Brittany Hollins, Jessica Steed and Sarah MacDonald. Back row (left to right) CBU Alumni Officer and Shoot for the Cure committee member Lindsey Smith, Shoot for the Cure committee member Shelly Kehoe, Dwight Rudderham, Chairman of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, Shoot for the Cure committee member Melissa Connors and Fabian McKenzie, Head Coach of the CBU Capers women’s basketball team.
BMO Donates $50,000 to Cape Breton Cancer Centre
David Jamael, Charlotte Street Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal, presents a cheque to Valerie Nugent, Cape Breton Cancer Centre Manager, for $50,000. This donation is part of BMO’s $250,000 pledge to the Regional Hospital Foundation’s $5.5 million Cape Breton Cares campaign in support of enhanced cancer and neonatal care in Cape Breton. Thank you Bank of Montreal for your generous gift! Thanks to the support of our community, more than 125 patients a day are able to receive care at the Cape Breton Cancer Centre instead of traveling off-Island.
Logan Harris Drops Puck At Screaming Eagles Irish Jersey Game
Logan Harris, Regional Hospital Pediatrics Patient, and Maureen Lynch, took to centre ice at Saturday night’s Screaming Eagles Hockey game for the ceremonial puck drop, joined by captains, Jonathan Brunelle, Screaming Eagles and Jonathan Huberdeau, Seadogs.
This event, in memory of Greg Lynch, raised more than $9,900 in support of Kids Care at the Regional Hospital.
Exciting Partnership Announced!
Last night, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation and the YMCA of Cape Breton announced that they are partnering to host a golf tournament, in support of healthcare and healthy living for children in Cape Breton.
The golf tournament, which will take place this summer, will be one of the largest and most entertaining tournaments in our region. This exciting partnership will support enhanced health for children of all ages in Cape Breton.
Stay tuned for more details!
Pictured in the photo: Dr. Jacquelyn Thayer Scott, Chair, and Dwight Rudderham, Vice Chair, Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors and Andre Gallant, YMCA of Cape Breton CEO and Robin Gogan, Chair, YMCA Board of Directors, to announce the new partnership.
Play Fore Kids
On Friday, July 26th, join the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation and the YMCA of Cape Breton for the 2nd Annual Play Fore Kids Charity Golf Tournament at The Lakes Golf Club. Support two of Cape Breton’s largest charities through one event and help us take steps forward in children’s health! Last year, this tournament sold out, hosting 144 players from Cape Breton’s business community. All proceeds raised support the Pediatrics Unit at the Regional Hospital and the YMCA’s children’s programs.
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