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Winter Wonderland fundraiser continues Sunday at DeGroot’s

Rory Gough, 5, and his sister Lily Gough, 7, got a chance to check out a couple of Santa's reindeer on the first day of the Winter Wonderland at DeGroot's Nurseries. The event continues Sunday.

There may be no better way to get into the Holiday spirit than with the Winter Wonderland that’s going on Saturday until 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds from the admission ($12 for adults, $10 for children and seniors) will go toward supporting Bluewater Health Foundation’s efforts locally. Children 3 […]

Clara Hughes sharing her story tonight at ‘Going the Distance’ gala

Clara Hughes, centre, was welcomed to Bluewater Health on Thursday by Kathy Alexander, executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation, and Susan Denomy, CEO of Bluewater Health.

She’s perhaps Canada’s best-known and most-celebrated Olympian. But Clara Hughes will be mostly “just herself” tonight when she shares her story, one that includes the challenges related to mental illness, all in support of programs at Bluewater Health related to issues like she herself has faced in life. Hughes, who was at Bluewater Health in […]

Olympian Clara Hughes will headline Bluewater Health Foundation gala

Photo by Darren Goldstein/DSG Photo.

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


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 […]