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.

December 8th 2022: Todd McCarthy, MPP speaks on the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation at Queens Park (Member Statements)

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…

Newcastle Lions Club Gives $8,000 to Bowmanville Hospital Eye Centre & "Buy A Bed" Fundraiser

By Meghan Tetford | May 23, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, – Friday, May 10, 2019 – On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, members of the Newcastle Lions Club presented Frank Cerisano, Chief Executive Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation with a cheque…


By Meghan Tetford | April 22, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – The Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is off to a strong start as awareness and excitement continue to build for the Redevelopment and Expansion of Bowmanville Hospital. On Wednesday,…

St. Martin’s Anglican Church Gives $10,000 to Bowmanville Hospital Foundation

By Meghan Tetford | April 16, 2019

BOWMANVILLE, – Monday, April 8, 2019 – On Sunday, April 7, 2019, Major the Reverend Canon David Saunders, along with the congregation of St. Martin’s Anglican Church in Courtice, presented…

Hennessey Family Gives Back to Bowmanville Hospital

By Meghan Tetford | April 16, 2019

The Hennessey family made a donation in honour of Kathleen Hennessey (1923-2009), as a way to give back to the Bowmanville/Clarington community that several of her family members have lived and worked in over the years.