Almonte General Hospital foundation_logo 2The Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor (AGH/FVM) Foundation will focus on major gifts and planned giving this fall.

“With the assistance of Foundation Board members, Foundation staff will concentrate on soliciting individuals, businesses and organizations to raise much-needed funds for capital equipment,” said Foundation Executive Director Gerry Huddleston. “Our focus will be on major gifts and legacy giving.”

Staff Barbecue

The Foundation is also hosting a barbecue September 16 to thank AGH/FVM staff and physicians for their efforts.

“The great and caring work physicians and staff conduct with patients and residents often translates into donations from grateful patients, residents and their families said Mr. Huddleston.

New Foundation Board Members and Development Coordinator

The Foundation recently welcomed three new Board members. Julie Munro and Kathryn Stevens were elected to the Board and Ingrid Kadoke is the AGH Board representative on the Foundation Board.

Chris Must joined the Foundation as Development Coordinator in August. Mr. Must worked with Foundation during its $4 million capital campaign, and, more recently completed a special projects contract for the Foundation.

Golf Revenue Hits $116,823

The Foundation’s 2013 Summer Hospital Golf Classic in June brought in $116,823 in revenues. “After disbursements, close to $90,000 remained to purchase essential medical equipment,” Mr. Huddleston said.

Fundraising Fashion Show

Well-known designer Paddye Mann has agreed to do a fashion show and gala to raise funds for the Foundation. Stay tuned for details of the event, which will be held in 2014. Plans are also underway for the Foundation’s 2014 Spring Dance.

For more information, or to make a donation, contact Gerry Huddleston at 613-256-2514, ext. 2297 or by email at ghuddleston@agh-fvm.com.