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‘A Sweet donation’ to the Operating Room Revitalization’


July 20, 2012

Simcoe, ON – The Jarvis Lions Club have made a ‘sweet donation’ of $1,528.38 to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation through their candy sale proceeds. The funds were raised during the club’s 59th Annual Variety Show ‘Take Flight’ which was held this past March.

Dennis Craddock, Jarvis Lions Club president and Doug McBride, show committee chair, greeted Julie Powell, Foundation director with smiles as they presented the NGH Foundation with a cheque at the Jarvis Community Centre on July 9th. Since 2002, the Jarvis Lions Club has contributed over $22,000 to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation.

“We’re very grateful that the Jarvis Lions are committed to local health care and we thank them for all the great work they do in our area,” said Julie Powell.

The 58 member, Jarvis Lions Club are eagerly preparing for their next upcoming event which will host the top women’s fastball teams from across Canada. The tournament will include the home team Jarvis Husker’s August 7-12. The club encourages everyone to come out and enjoy the action.

The Norfolk General Hospital Foundation is in the final stage of the ‘The Lend a Hand Campaign’ which aims to raise funds for the revitalization of the operating room. Upgrades to the operating room will continue to support quality patient care in our community. For more information, please visit  


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Julie Powell

Director of Development, NGH Foundation

519-426-0130. Ext. 1454

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