The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Extends Thanks to the 30-Hour Telethon for Palliative Care Committee for Raising an Astounding $245,000


Telethon Chair, Wayne Blackwell noted that it was the businesses, corporations, private citizens and the communities that stepped forward, together, to raise funds for this much needed Palliative Care Program that operates out of Brockville General Hospital (BGH). Mr. Blackwell also spoke about the time, and effort, the committee dedicates each year to support the consult nurses who make the palliative care program what it is.


Pictured here, seated (l-r); Wayne Blackwell 30-Hour Telethon Chair, Heather Howard Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Board Member, Nick Vlacholias BGH President and CEO, and Bruce Wylie 30-Hour Telethon Host and Bell Media Radio Announcer.


Back row, (l-r) are: Julie Caffin BGH Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive, Travis Wing, BGH Program Manager of Garden Street Site; Telethon Committee Members Jane Baker; Dr. Andy Thomas; Amanda Ladd, Liz Rogers BGH Volunteer Coordinator; Maureen Bryer Telethon Committee Member; Brenda Haggett BGH Spiritual Care Coordinator, Jackie Mason and Maureen Lapinskas Telethon Committee Members.

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