Hospitals and United Way benefit from Warden’s golf tournament

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by Susan Hanna

Patients from Lanark County hospitals and clients of the United Way were the winners Friday, August 10, when Lanark County Warden John Gemmell hosted the annual Warden’s golf tournament at the Perth Golf Course.

County of Lanark staff plus volunteers from the County’s three Hospitals and United Way assisted Warden Gemmell in organizing a great day for participants.

The Almonte General Hospital and the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor (AGH/FVM) Foundation were pleased to support Warden Gemmell’s tournament and honoured to be one of the recipients of the proceeds.

The funds, once released, will go the AGH Quality Care for Life Patient Equipment Fund.

The other recipients of the proceeds are the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital, the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital and the United Way of Lanark County.

Representing AGH and the Foundation at the tournament were, from left, front row, AGH Vice President and CFO Brian Burns and AGH Board Chair Dr. Tom Todd. Back row, from left,Foundation Board member and Finance Committee Chair Guido Patrice, Foundation top volunteer Bert McIntyre, Foundation Chair Art Solomonian, AGH President and CEO Mary Wilson Trider and Hospital and Foundation Board member Rhonda Tees. Missing from the photo is photographer and Foundation Executive Director Gerry Huddleston.