Discovery Health Care Foundation / Eastlink Telethon

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The Discovery Health Care Foundation / Eastlink Telethon
raised $83,161












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 $83,161 towards our Mental Health Campaign and towards 2 Cuddle Beds for the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital.  Special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors:  Eastlink & The Packet.  Thank you to Cory Lawrence, Chelsea Jacobs & Mitch Corbett of Eastlink who produced our Telethon, & Craig Pond for helping out on camera.  Eastlink Event Centre staff.  Eastlink for providing the phone lines.  A very special thank you to Frank Newcombe and Brad Simmonds for 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 –Gary Hart, Darren Seward, Terry Seward, Richard Churchill, Mikayla Little, Harve Bishop, Grant Pelley & Kira Skinner, Joe Whiffen, Sophia Sheppard, Don Stead, Don Hillier, Bob Greenland & George Coward, Stephen Best & Leeland Wareham - 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, Come By Chance, 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 (I’m not going to try and name everybody because I’m afraid I would miss someone) - 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 our hosts – Kevin Parsons – Chair of the Foundation, Bruce Mercer – Vice Chair, board member – Clare Halleran, Elaine Warren, VP Clinical Services for Eastern Health, Loretta Ryan, Fred Best, Richard Churchill, Rev. Edison Wiltshire, Clarenville Mayor Frazer Russell, Bonavista Mayor John Norman; 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. 

Lions Clubs that were unable to present on the day were:
            Arnold's Cove - $100
            Come By Chance - $100
            Bloomfield/Musgravetown - $500
            Fort Point - $200
            Sunnyside - $250
            Port Rexton - $500
Royal Canadian Legion Bonavista - $100


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



































































































































































































































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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