CHATHAM, ON (Monday, August 29, 2016): On August 4, 2016, Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited representatives presented the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) with a cheque for $1,851.44 for the CKHA Oncology Patient Parking Program. This generous donation was made possible through golfer registrations, dinner and raffles. More than 66 golfers participated in this annual golf tournament held on June 25, 2016 at Deer Run Golf Course in Blenheim.

The CKHA Oncology Patient Parking Program provides free parking for patients undergoing treatment at CKHA.

“Many thanks to Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited and the 21st Annual Employee Charity Golf Tournament Steering Committee on their generous donation to the CKHA Oncology Patient Parking Program,” said Michele Grzebien-Huckson, Executive Director, Foundation of CKHA. “This donation will have a meaningful and lasting impact on local healthcare and Oncology patients receiving treatment at CKHA.”

About the CKHA Oncology Patient Parking Program
This program was established in 2011 by a donor wishing to ease the costs of parking for Oncology patients receiving treatment at CKHA. To date more than $40,000 has been raised for the program.

About the Foundation of CKHA
The Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) was established in 1998 to enhance the quality of healthcare available to the citizens of Chatham-Kent by raising funds and providing other resources to support CKHA. It accomplishes this through annual campaigns, capital and endowment campaigns, memorial giving, special events and planned giving. To date, the Foundation of CKHA has raised over $40 million.

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For more information, contact:
Barbara Noorenberghe, Development Officer-Special Events
Foundation of CKHA
bnoorenberghe@ckha.on.ca or 519.436.2538

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Pictured (left to right): Amy Laforest, Linda Driessens, Members Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited 21st Annual Charity Employee Golf Tournament Steering Committee; Barbara Noorenberghe, Development Officer – Special Events, Foundation of CKHA; Sarah Hoekstra, and Leon Dorssers, Members Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited 21st Annual Charity Employee Golf Tournament Steering Committee.

* Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited 21st Annual Charity Employee Golf Tournament Steering Committee Members not pictured: Greg Chinnick, Lorne Smith and Tamara Burton