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August 2018

BROCKVILLE LEGION PURCHASES MEDICATION PAIN PUMP FOR BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL PALLIATIVE CARE PROGRAM



BROCKVILLE LEGION PURCHASES MEDICATION PAIN PUMP FOR BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL PALLIATIVE CARE PROGRAM

During the 2018 30-Hour Telethon for Palliative Care Services, an hourly sponsor, the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #96 raised over $5,000 which went towards the purchase of a CADD (Continuous Ambulatory Delivery Device) Medication Pain Pump for the Brockville General Hospital Palliative Care Program. This pump can be set to give a continuous infusion of medication), as well as intermittent patient control doses.

Front row in photo, seated, from left to right are: Mary Ann Greenwood, Past President of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Clair Burton, Past Chair of the Diamond Jubilee and Ron Irvine, 2nd Vice President and Poppy Chair. Back row, left to right are Jane Baker, 30-Hour Telethon for Palliative Care Committee members; Pam Foster, Bereavement Coordinator for the BGH Palliative Care Program, Wayne Blackwell, Telethon Chair, Travis Wing, Manager of Palliative Care Program, Brockville, Maureen Lapinskas and Maureen Bryer, 30-Hour Telethon Committee members.

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Palliative Care Golf Tournament - Seymours Donate to the Cause



Friends of Palliative Care Golf Tournament - Seymour's Donate $25,000 to the Cause

Kathy and Mark Seymour are very strong supporters of the Brockville General Hospital Palliative Care Service. This year, the Friends of Palliative Care Golf Tournament is celebrating its 25th year this August. The Seymour’s have decided to donate $5,000 per year for 5 years to the tournament for a total of $25,000. Thank you, Kathy and Mark, for your strong support to the Brockville General Hospital Palliative Care Service, and to the Friends of Palliative Care Golf Tournament!

Pictured (l-r): Friends of Palliative Care Golf Co-Chair, Jim Cooper; donors Mark and Kathy Seymour, and Friends of Palliative Care Golf Co-Chair, Dave Publow.

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