Over 110 Christmas trees were lit simultaneously last evening in front of seven healthcare facilities in northern New Brunswick

December 2, 2015 – For the 11th consecutive year, over 110 Christmas trees were lit simultaneously in front of Chaleur Regional Hospital, Enfant-Jésus RHSJ† Hospital,  Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Centre, Tracadie-Sheila Hospital, Campbellton Regional Hospital, Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph de Saint-Quentin and Grand Falls General Hospital. Those facilities welcomed a few hundred people who came out…

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People in the Restigouche say it’s Time to Talk and Time to Walk! $47,000 for Mental Health in our Community!

Campbellton (NB) – The 3rd edition of the Doctors’ Walk, under the theme Mental Health: time to talk, time to change! raised over $47,000. The initial objective of $30,000 was reached and even exceeded by several thousand dollars, as a result of generous donations received after the event. It is a year to remember for the…

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Seven Hospital Foundations in Northern New Brunswick are participating in the 11th Edition of the Northern Star Campaign!

Caraquet, November 12, 2015 – Seven Northern New Brunswick hospital foundations launched the 11th Annual Northern Star Campaign this morning, in partnership with the participating Caisses populaires acadiennes branches. “I am proud to announce that starting today, the staff of the Caisses populaires acadiennes branches in the Acadian Peninsula, Chaleur, Restigouche and Grand Falls area…

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A cumulative donation of more than $10,000 for the Friends of Healthcare Foundation

Balmoral (NB) – Earlier this year, the Daughters of Isabella – Saint-Benoit Circle of Balmoral held a Ham Bingo event to support the “Donnez, ça fait du bien!” Radiothon of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation in partnership with CIMS FM. They raised $1,500 during that event, bringing their total cumulative donation to the Foundation to…

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Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Raises $11,161 for the Friends of Healthcare Foundation

Campbellton – Dalhousie – Atholville, N.B. – Employees of Tim Hortons, as well as staff members and volunteers of the Friends of Healthcare Foundation, joined efforts and raised a total of $11,161 for the Foundation through the Smile Cookie Campaign, making the activity a huge success. Over 11,000 of the tasty cookies were sold between…

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First Multicultural Taste nets $380 for the Friends of Healthcare Foundation

Campbellton (NB) – The Restigouche Multicultural Association held on March 14th its first Multicultural Taste event. The event was a great success and the team proudly raised the amount of $380 for the Friends of Healthcare Foundation. “Over 75 people attended the event and had the opportunity to sample 35 different dishes while listening to…

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Tee Off Fore Health!

Campbellton, New Brunswick – On July 3rd, the Friends of Healthcare Foundation raised $68,000 during its third Annual Golf Tournament held at the Restigouche Golf Club and organized in partnership with Plaza Chevrolet Buick GMC and Restigouche Drive‑Thru. Despite some rain showers, a number of the region’s health professionals and business people came together for an…

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An Impressive Donation for Health in the Restigouche

Campbellton (NB) – Dr. Surya Master, retired surgeon, recently made a generous donation of $101,692.75 to the Friends of Healthcare Foundation. Part of this amount will be used to offer bursaries to Restigouche students who pursue studies in health-related programs. Dr. Master was born on May 12, 1929 in Mombasa, Kenya, East Africa. He obtained his…

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