Media Releases

Keeping You Informed

Take a look through some of our recent and past news! Here, we keep the community updated on any announcements regarding the Bowmanville Hospital and the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, as well as highlight the generosity of our community.

Shoppers Drug Mart Raises $8,154 for Mammography Dept. at Bowmanville Hospital

By Meghan Tetford | January 30, 2020

BOWMANVILLE, ONTARIO – On Thursday, January 30, 2020, Andrea Russell, Chief Development Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, was on hand to receive a cheque for $8,154 from Leanne Travis – Associate & Pharmacist Owner,…

Florence Nightingale Lodge #66 & Beehive Rebekah Lodge #125 Give Back to Bowmanville Hospital Foundation

By Meghan Tetford | January 23, 2020

BOWMANVILLE, – On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, Chris Kooy, Board Chair, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, was pleased to accept a generous gift of $20,000 from the members of Florence Nightingale Lodge…

Knights of Columbus TV Bingo Raises $5,000 for Breath of Life Fundraiser

By Meghan Tetford | January 16, 2020

From left to right: Alf Connolly, Larry Van Acker, Michael Sullivan, Nick Arts, Andrea Russell. On Thursday, January 16, 2020, members of the Knights of Columbus Council #6361 presented Andrea…

Bowmanville Kinsmen Club Bee Gees Event Raises $1,000 for Bowmanville Hospital

By Meghan Tetford | November 18, 2019

On November 18, 2019, members of the Kinsmen Club of Bowmanville presented Frank Cerisano, CEO, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, with a cheque for $1,000. The funds were raised during the Kinsmen…

Halminen Family Foundation Makes $2-Million-and-1-dollar Pledge

By Meghan Tetford | October 30, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, – On Friday, October 25, 2019, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation hosted its 33rd Annual Fundraising Gala at the Ajax Convention Centre. Community leaders, donors, volunteers and guests enjoyed a fun-filled…

Introducing The Doug & Billie Kemp Emergency Department at Bowmanville Hospital

By Meghan Tetford | September 26, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, ON – On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, along with members of the Kemp family and Lakeridge Health, unveiled The Doug & Billie Kemp Emergency Department. The…

RCL Branch #178 Poppy Fund Gives $20,000 to “Breath of Life” Fundraiser

By Meghan Tetford | July 5, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, Thursday, July 4, 2019 – Michael Richard, Poppy Chairman, Bowmanville Legion Branch #178 ~ Poppy Fund, presented Kirk Kemp, Chair of the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation’s We Care, We Can…

28th Dineen Construction Charity Tournament Supports Lakeridge Health Foundations

By Meghan Tetford | July 2, 2019

On June 17, 2019 members from all of Lakeridge Health’s foundations – Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, Lakeridge Health Foundation and Port Perry Hospital Foundation – participated in…

Edmond & Sylvia Vanhaverbeke Pledge $500,000 to Bowmanville Hospital Redevelopment Project

By Meghan Tetford | June 27, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – The Bowmanville Hospital Foundation’s Annual General Meeting finished with a special leadership gift announcement. Chris Kooy, Chair, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, was pleased to announce…

Bowmanville Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Members to the Campaign Cabinet

By Meghan Tetford | June 13, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – Bowmanville Hospital Foundation’s We Care, We Can Campaign Cabinet has recruited two new members to help solicit and secure meaningful gifts for the redevelopment…