News Releases

Tuesday, 03 January 2023 11:07

Estate of Mr. Richard H. Sylvester

The KDH Foundation was honoured to receive a very generous bequest from the Estate of Mr. Richard H. Sylvester in the amount of $307,929.93, who passed away in 2018. His partner Diane Keenan of 43 years (pictured below, third from left) and her family were invited to KDH for the unveiling of a plaque that was installed in Richard's memory.…
Pictured (l-r): Joanne Mavis, Foundation Executive Director, Margret Norenberg, Foundation Board Chair, and Judy Littau.Judy Littau, representing the Littau and Virgin families, recently presented the Foundation with $8,600 raised at the June golf tournament held in her son Dustin Littau’s memory. This annual event is bringing awareness to the lifesaving act of donating blood and the importance of stem cell…
Thursday, 01 December 2022 15:49

Foundation Board News

At the Annual General Meeting of the KDH Foundation Board of Directors on September 29, 2022, the Board Chair, Margret Norenberg, thanked current Board members Mike Gaynor (Vice Chair), Michael Wallace, and Patrick Poirier. All agreed to serve another term. She also welcomed two new elected members, Chris Lang and Deborah Girard. “Mr. Lang and Ms. Girard will be great…
Pictured: Connie Parsons (left) and Jean Gallant. (They had removed their masks for the photo.)The annual Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign, held in September 2022, was a great success again this year, with a total of $12,163 raised at the two Kemptville Tim Horton’s locations.  Again this year, the funds were donated to the KDH Foundation to support Children’s Mental…
Thursday, 15 September 2022 12:56

New Mammography Gowns Purchased

The Foundation recently purchased new gowns for the Mammography program at the hospital. The shorter robe makes it easier for our technicians to perform mammograms and is more comfortable for patient. Thank you to the team in Diagnostic Imaging for all your great work!!!
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 10:44

Health Check for Change

Myer Kemptville are devoted to making a change in the Kemptville community. When you bring in your vehicle for a Multipoint Vehicle Health Check, Myers will donate $10.00 to the KDH Foundation. To date, over $3,000 has been donated thanks to the community and Myers Kemptville. Book your appointment today before winter comes. Call (888) 904-1366.
Monday, 29 August 2022 11:36

Harry Pratt Memorial BBQ a Big Success

Thank you to the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce, Rush Truck Centre and Les Winters for once again hosting the Harry Pratt Memorial BBQ. As well as honouring Harry, the  event also recognized the great contributions of Gerald Tallman.  Together, Harry and Gerald were the two greatest supporters of KDH and the town of Kemptville.  We fondly remember them and miss them.
Thanks to the support from our players, donors and sponsors, KDH Foundation Golf Classic, held on July 26, 2022 at a local golf course, raising $44,000 to support a new CT scan!
Thursday, 22 July 2021 16:16

$261,554 for new surgical microscope

KDH Foundation recently granted $261,554 to Kemptville District Hospital to purchase a state-of the–art microscope for the operating room at KDH. In collaboration with the Ottawa Hospital, KDH is now performing spinal discectomies. This new microscope provides high image definition that is essential for these types of intricate surgeries and having this microscope will allow KDH to expand it’s orthopedic…
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