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IMG 2893 Donations to South Shore Regional Hospital come in all sizes and, in this case, materials!

NEWboardmembersWith large projects on the horizon, the board of the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore has added three new members to its ranks, all with business backgrounds.

IMG 2778Attending the AGM of the Heatlh Services Foundation hours before prom may have seemed a bit odd for some, but for Alex Joudrey, whose entire family supports the Foundation, it was just a normal day.

That is until his sister, Big Giver 2016 Recipient Emma Joudrey, stepped up to announce that Alex was indeed the 2017 winner.

At 16, Alex Joudrey is a long-time volunteer of the Health Services Foundation. The New Germany Rural High School student is a familiar face at both the Foundation's Radiothon and Hit It For Health golf tournament.

gordon bristolFor the past 15 years Gordon Bristol has put himself to the test for his birthday, walking from Bridgewater to Mahone Bay and back. Now as his 76th birthday approaches, Gordon has given himself a new challenge: raising funds through his walk for the Journey Room at South Shore Regional Hospital.

Heidi Jirotka 140The Health Service Foundation of the South Shore is very fortunate to have many people in the community who are generous supporters, donors and volunteers. One New Germany family just so happens to be good at doing all three.

misThe Health Services Foundation of the South Shore will be purchasing a pair of Minimally Invasive Surgical Suites for South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater.

The Board of the Health Services Foundation learned the Nova Scotia Health Authority gave the project the green light at its meeting on March 22nd. The MIS suites carry an estimated price tag of $1.4-million, which Foundation Board Chair Phil Bradfield notes is the largest financial commitment the charity has committed to.

misThe Health Services Foundation of the South Shore will be purchasing a pair of Minimally Invasive Surgical Suites for South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater.

The Board of the Health Services Foundation learned the Nova Scotia Health Authority gave the project the green light at its meeting on March 22nd. The MIS suites carry an estimated price tag of $1.4-million, the Foundation's largest initiative to date!

A MIS suite is used in a number of laparoscopic procedures, using a thin, long instrument with a lense and camera through tiny incisions in a patient, rather than one large one. This allows for less pain and a quicker recovery for a patient.

 

foodtCulinary Arts students at NSCC’s Lunenburg Campus hope to tantalize taste buds and raise funds in support of South Shore Regional Hospital this spring.

The NSCC’s International Culinary Celebration, in support of the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore, will serve up sample size portions of cuisine from various regions of the world, including France, Morocco, Mexico and (of course!) the Maritimes.

Heidi Jirotka 21As it heads into its 17th year, Curl for a Cause is showing no signs of slowing down.

The heritage bonspiel has been raising funds for various departments in Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital in Lunenburg since its inception at the turn of the century. Funds raised through this year’s event will go to purchasing new equipment for the hospital’s Physiotherapy Department, including a shockwave therapy machine which will allow Lunenburg County residents the opportunity to receive this treatment within their local public healthcare.

leahradioNot even Mother Nature could stop the generosity of the South Shore.

On February 14th, the Health Services Foundation of the South Shore, as well CKBW and Country 100.7 raise $100,566 towards upgrading essential surgical equipment in the Operating Room at South Shore Regional Hospital.

Managing Director Arleen Stevens says while they didn’t reach their goal, raising over $100,000 in a day is quite an accomplishment.

Upcoming Events

Radiothon 2019
Thursday February 14, 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

OH BABY - It's the 9th annual Radiothon with CKBW & Country 100.7!

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West Nova Fuels Curl for a Cause
Friday March 1, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
West Nova Fuels Curl for a Cause
Friday March 1, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Friday March 1, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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