The Rotary Club of Port Elgin is pleased to announce that it is supporting the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation and the MRI Campaign.
According to Rotary President Dan Murawsky, Rotary has made a $30,000 commitment over three years to the Owen Sound MRI campaign, with three payments of $10,000 each.
The first payment was presented at an announcement yesterday evening (Feb. 5/19) at the Queens Bar & Grill in Port Elgin.
The five regional foundations of Grey Bruce Health Services, located in Owen Sound, Wiarton, Meaford, Markdale and Southampton,l are partners in raising the $4.7M needed for the purchase and installation of a new state-of-the-art MRI to replace the current one now considered antiquated.
“We have also made a three-year commitment,” says Murawsky, “to donate all proceeds from our Annual Homeshow raffle to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation for on-going capital costs including equipment upgrades at our local Southampton Hospital.”
“The Port Elgin Rotary club appreciates the value that the hospitals bring to our community and decided to support this worthy cause,” he added.
Port Elgin Rotary raises funds through-out the year from its many local fundraising activities including Winterama (Feb. 9/19), the Home & Recreation Show, the Huron Shores Run, the Jeff Preston Golf Tournament and PumpkinPieFest.
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