Discovery Health Care Foundation /
Eastlink Telethon

raised $76,500


































































































































































The Discovery Health Care Foundation is extremely appreciative of the many volunteers and donors who contributed to make our Annual Discovery Health Care Foundation / Eastlink Telethon a huge success.  You helped raise $76,500 towards our Mental Health Campaign.  Special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors:  Eastlink, The Packet & VOCM.  Thank you to Cory Lawrence and Chelsea Jacobs of Eastlink who produced our Telethon, & Craig Pond for helping out on camera.  Eastlink Event Centre staff.  A very special thank you to Frank Newcombe and Brad Simmonds for helping with organizing the singers and sound system;  Richard Churchill for hosting the entertainment and accepting presentations, you did a fantastic job as always;  thanks to all our entertainers – Ches March – Lloyd Gosse & Kim Tucker;  Terry Seward;  Darren Seward;  Stephen Best;  Pheobie Holloway – Bond Peddle – Bond Keats & Don Lane;  Grant Pelley & Kira Skinner;  Quartet from Clarenville Middle School – Victoria Pike – Chantelle Gosse – Kathleen Fillier & Andrew Best;  Tom & Pearl Janes;  Rhonda Blundon;  Don Stead;  Don Hillier;  Gary Hart;  Richard Churchill; & Berkley Stone - it was great listening to all of you; thank you to all our committee members; thank you to Lions Clubs and representatives from:  Arnold’s Cove, Sunnyside, Bonavista, Port Union, Port Rexton, Fort Point, Southwest Arm, Bloomfield / Musgravetown, Clarenville & Random; thank you to Bonavista Lions and their volunteers for setting up in Bonavista taking pledges, we greatly appreciate it; all volunteers who helped out on the day of, we could never do it without you - Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for helping out on the phones and mailing; Bell Aliant Pioneers – Fort Point  Lions & Random Lions; thanks to Ed Vincent who went crazy snapping pictures all day; Sybil Curtis, Carmel Smith, Melvin Kelley, Rosalind Blackwood, Flo Peach and Shelley Borthwick & Valerie Johnson.  Thank you to our 3 MHA’s – Mark Brown, Colin Holloway & Neil King who came and presented a nice donation from Government;  thanks to our hosts – Kevin Parsons – Chair of the Foundation, Bruce Mercer – Vice Chair, board members – Nicole Parrott, Clare Halleran & Lorielle Peavie,  David Diamond – CEO – Eastern Health, Elaine Warren, VP Clinical Services for Eastern Health, Clarenville Mayor Frazer Russell, Rosalind Blackwood, Tom Janes, Geraldine Patey, Flo Peach, Bonavista Mayor John Norman, Valerie Johnson, Eliza Swyers; Thank you to all our donors, without you this would not be possible.  We will be posting photos and presentations on our facebook page - Discovery Health Care Foundation.  It’s never too late to make a donation, just visit our facebook page and follow the “Donate” link. 


“Thank you for helping others stay healthy and happy right here”!


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Lions Clubs
donated a total of $5,100
to the Hospital Telethon








Discovery Health Care Foundation is extremely proud of the continued support of the Lions Clubs in our catchment area.  They recently donated a total of $5,100 towards the Mental Health Campaign.  It was Clarenville Lions - $2,000; Bloomfield / Musgravetown - $500; Random - $300; Sunnyside - $200; Arnold’s Cove - $100; Port Rexton - $500; Port Union - $500, Bonavista - $500 & Fort Point - $500.  It is through groups such as this that our patients receive the quality health care they so richly deserve.  Pictured above from left to right are:   Geraldine Patey – Random Lions; Melvin Kelley – Port Rexton Lions & Tom Janes - Bloomfield / Musgravetown Loins and Richard Churchill accepting the cheques on behalf of Discovery Health Care Foundation.  These three lions were able to abandon their post for a few minutes to do the presentations while the other lions were still busy behind the scenes working on the telethon.    Thank you all. 


“Thank you for helping others stay healthy right here”!