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Olympian Clara Hughes will headline Bluewater Health Foundation gala

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The only Canadian Olympian to have won medals in both the Summer and Winter Games will be in the area next month to speak at the Bluewater Health Foundation’s fundraising gala. Clara Hughes, who is a six-time Olympic medalist, will be at the October 23 dinner, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Point […]

Bluewater Health Foundation receives $1 million gift from Alix Foundation

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“Truly blessed.” That’s how the executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation described how a $1-million gift from the Judith & Norman Alix Foundation will impact the ongoing efforts to make Sarnia-Lambton a better place to live. Kathy Alexander, in a ceremony mid-Tuesday afternoon, deferred to Adam Alix, nephew of Judith Alix and his late […]

Bluewater Health Foundation says it has raised entire $2.8 million for MRI

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Bluewater Health’s new Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine is now completely paid for, says the Bluewater Health Foundation. Since commissioning the new MRI, about 12,000 scans have been completed, including 400 pediatric scans that weren’t possible with the older technology. “We are grateful to all who were involved,” said Ernie Wong, campaign chair. “The community responded to […]

Chris Hadfield gala event takes bite out of MRI campaign goal

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Every little bit helps when you’re trying to raise at least $2.1 million for a new MRI machine, but having a sold-out $250 plate fundraiser seems to be that much sweeter, especially when the featured speaker is former astronaut Chris Hadfield, now a “private citizen” having finished up his five-month soiree on the International Space […]

Bluewater Health opens ‘overflow’ room for sold out Chris Hadfield presentation

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The Bluewater Health Foundation, which says it has sold out tickets for next Thursday’s Gala Dinner featuring famed astronaut Chris Hadfield, is opening up a second room for a simulcast viewing of the keynote presentation. Tickets for the second room, also at the Holiday Inn (the venue for the dinner), are on sale for $50 (a […]

IODE Christmas Home Tour will include Bluewater Health Foundation Dream Home

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Next month’s Christmas Home Tour, organized by the Sarnia Lambton chapter of the IODE ,will include the Bluewater Health Foundation’s Dream Home, the first time the perennial fundraiser has been added to the tour. The tour will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 16 and 17. A total of six homes, including […]

Be on the warning for fraudulent door-to-door fundraising organization

An organization calling itself “Healing Hands” is said to be going door-to-door in a fraudulent campaign to raise funds on behalf of three Sarnia-Lambton organizations that have never seen money from those efforts. Bluewater Health Foundation, CEE Foundation and Pathways Health Centre for Children issued a joint news release warning residents of the area about […]

Rotary Club gifts to Bluewater Health now up to $600k with latest payment

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The Rotary Club of Sarnia has now written its sixth cheque for $100,000 to the Bluewater Health Foundation, with the combined payments toward a $1 million pledge for the new hospital now amounting to $600,000. Pictured st the club's Monday luncheon meeting are, from left, Rotary Foundation President Johnna Johansen, Bluewater Health Foundation Executive Director […]

Cliff Erickson holding benefit for Bluewater Health Foundation Monday at Central United Church

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Cliff Erickson, a well-known musician who has frequented the area, will be at Central United Church Monday night for a benefit concert in support of the Bluewater Health Foundation. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert are $10. Erickson will also be playing this week at Jack Doyle's Irish Grille and Sports Bar (located in the […]

World Children’s Day recognized by Bluewater Health Foundation and Best Start Program

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Children are a big part of everyone's lives. Maybe it is because you have your own child, you volunteer around children, or you are a child. In 1989, the United Nations proposed a convention on the rights of the child to protect the rights of all children in the world. There is a full list […]