Lions contribution totals $100,000

Pledge completed – The Mount Forest Lions Club has completed its pledge of $25,000 to the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation (LMHF) in support of the North Wellington Health Care – Louise Marshall Hospital Redevelopment project. Combined with a 2017 pledge of $75,000, the club has now donated $100,000 towards the hospital expansion.

LMHF president Rick Sinnamon accepted the final cheque for $12,500 at the club’s meeting on Feb. 6 and said that amount of money from one club “is no small feat.”

“Construction at the hospital began last September and “redevelopment work is progressing well for the … emergency and ambulatory care departments expansion,” said Stephen Street, president and CEO of North Wellington Health Care. A temporary emergency department will be opened at the end of the month in order to continue work on the new space, he said.               

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