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Parade of Chefs to Feature Inspired Menu, Hosted By Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) will host its 15th Annual Parade of Chefs, featuring Restaurateur, Dragon’s Den Investor and Sommelier, Chef Vikram Vij. All proceeds from this event will support the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. 15th Annual Parade of Chefs A first for the Parade of [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Changes to Foundation Leadership

As the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) continues to go through a time of transition, the Foundation of CKHA has also considered opportunities to reposition the Foundation in light of our strategic directions and fundraising goals. Effective immediately, Tom Kewley has been appointed to the position of Chair of the Foundation of CKHA Board of Directors. [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Curling Classic Goes Country

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) will host its 6th Annual Charity Curling Classic at the Sydenham Community Curling Club in Wallaceburg. Proceeds from this event will support the Foundation of CKHA’s $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign, which includes two portable ultrasound units for CKHA’s Sydenham [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

DI Campaign Gets $1,000 Boost

Representatives from the North Thamesville Women’s Institute have presented a cheque for $1,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA). For more than 90 years, the North Thamesville Women’s Institute has funded various educational programming and community supports, acting as an advocate for social, environmental and economic change, and working towards the personal growth [...]

By |November 11th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Paint the Rink Pink a $1,000 Success!

Representatives from the Dresden Jr. Kings have presented a cheque for $1,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA), representing the proceeds from Paint the Rink Pink! This year’s Paint the Rink Pink took place on Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Lambton-Kent Memorial Arena and featured an OHA game between the Dresden Jr. [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

27th Annual Christmas Wish Tree Campaign Launched

The Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is pleased to announce the launch of its 27th Annual Christmas Wish Tree Appeal. Christmas Wish Tree has become a cherished tradition in our community. Through this appeal, residents of Chatham-Kent are able to publicly honour or remember a family member, friend, colleague and/or business by making a [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

BSN Fill the Gap 2 Benefits CKHA Basket Program

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, the Business Social Network (BSN) hosted their second Fill the Gap event at the Retro Suites, benefiting the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) Patient Basket Program. “Our second Fill the Gap was an overwhelming success,” says Andrew Thiel, a member of BSN. “We realized the need to provide comfort and essentials [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Fall Home Show Nets $4,000 for Foundation

Long-time Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) supporters, 99.1 CKXS and the Chatham-Kent Home Builders‟ Association Inc. (CKHBA), have donated $4,000 to the $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. This donation was made possible through the proceeds from 99.1 CKXS and the CKHBA‟s joint event - the Chatham-Kent Fall Home & Leisure Show [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Michele Grzebien-Huckson Announces Retirement

Michele Grzebien-Huckson, Executive Director of the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA), has announced her plans to retire at the end of the month. Grzebien-Huckson has been with the Foundation of CKHA for over 18 years, and in the role of Executive Director for 12 years. Having spent over 27 years in fund development, Michele [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Best Buy Donation Benefits Women & Children’s Waiting Room

Staff from the Chatham Best Buy made a generous donation to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA), in support of the Women & Children’s Floor. A 32 inch TV, DVD player and 12 DVDs were donated through the Best Buy Social Committee, organized by Alicia VanGaalen, employee at Best Buy. VanGaalen was inspired to [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments