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Hôpital général de la baie Georgienne

GEORGIAN BAY General Hospital

Hôpital général de la baie Georgienne

GEORGIAN BAY General Hospital

The Annual Report Checking our Pulse

Hôpital général de la baie Georgienne

GEORGIAN BAY General Hospital

VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION

Hôpital général de la baie Georgienne

GEORGIAN BAY General Hospital

VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION

2016


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A message to our community Karen McGrath, President and CEO, Georgian Bay General Hospital

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eorgian Bay General Hospital once again took centre stage in our community in 2015; the story revolved around the exceptional care provided by our frontline staff and physi-

cians and the overall dedication of the more than 600 staff members and more than 200 volunteers who make this hospital a vital part of our community. We are all very much aware of the financial challenges faced by our hospital throughout the past four years and last year our hospital and our community was confronted with yet another funding crisis that threatens clinical services at our hospital. And while we have struggled with those challenges we never lost sight of the reason we are here; to serve the health care needs of our community. Over the past year our staff saved more lives, comforted more families and worked harder to improve how we deliver health care services every day.

Ralph Befort, Board Chair, Georgian Bay General Hospital

We underwent an incredibly successful Accreditation review that left us proud of what we do; the Accreditation Canada team of surveyors had wonderful things to say about our care, our innovative thinking and the improvements we have made over the last four years. What we do here at Georgian Bay General Hospital relies in large part on the support of our community. A community hospital can only succeed when the community is behind it and that commitment to GBGH is more evident every day in North Simcoe. Hospitals play a vital role in the communities they serve and, in turn, the community plays a vital role in helping the hospital keep pace with the ever-changing health-care technology. One of the avenues GBGH uses to connect with the community is through the GBGH Foundation. The Foundation brings together the donors who provide the much-needed funds that make it possible for GBGH to provide our health-care professionals with the tools they need

Karen Roberts, President, Georgian Bay General Hospital Volunteer Association

to do their jobs – providing the best care possible. Funding from the province does not include money to purchase capital equipment, which means GBGH must rely on community support to acquire those tools. Last year, the foundation raised nearly $1.5 million to help the hospital meet patient needs. Everyone at your hospital knows the difference your gifts make. Thank you to everyone who supported us this year – by making a donation, volunteering, hosting or attending one of our events. We can’t do what we do without you!

Carey Moran, President, Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

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Contents 03 05 06 07 08 09

A Message to the Community GBGH Measures Up! Fundraising Fore GBGH Best Care Leadership Circle Meet Dr. Martin McNamara 2015-16 Committees

10 11 12 13 15 16

Emergency Room Update Exceptional People

The Electronic Health Record Foundation Cornerstone Partners Shoppers Love GBGH Gift Shop The Road Home - A Patient’s Journey

Georgian Bay General Hospital

17 18 19 20 22 24

Thank You for Answering the Call The GBGH Gala Celebrating 15 Years of Celebrity Golf! Thank You for Working Together 110 Anniversary GBGH Volunteer Association

26 28 30 36 38

Annual Report My Hospital Away from Home Where We’re Going Thank You to our Donors Financial Statements

Staff & Board of Directors

March Mudness

2015-2016

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Georgian Bay General Hospital

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eorgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) achieved 98% of Accreditation Canada’s standards for excellence and has been awarded a four-year Accreditation certificate. Of the 2,015 applicable standards tested by Accreditation Canada during their visit to the hospital in December 2015, 1,970 were met! Accreditation is the voluntary process by which hospitals evaluate their performance against national standards. The external peer review provides assessment and improvement opportunities based on standards of excellence. “I am very proud of the team here at GBGH,” President and CEO Karen McGrath said. “In eight dimensions of quality we met 98% of the standards we were measured against, and I believe this accreditation proved we are going in the right direction.” The accreditation process began with self-assessment on-line surveys, involving staff, board members and focus groups over many months. A four-member team of health care professionals (the surveyors) visited the hospital during the first week of December to complete a hands-on review. They looked at all aspects of the organization, reviewing documents, interviewing teams representing leadership, support and patient services, touring the facilities and holding focus groups and impromptu conversations with patients, staff, board members and community partners. In the end, they agreed that GBGH has many strengths

including staff commitment, strong commitment to improvement and the transformation journey, quality communication both internally and externally, and a true understanding of the patients the hospital serves. The surveyors made special mention of the housekeeping team for the safe and clean environment at GBGH and the volunteers for being the frontline warriors of a very robust hand hygiene program. They also commended the organization for the successful introduction of the Aboriginal Patient Navigator, the selftriage system in the emergency department, the antibiotic stewardship program and a patient passport tool introduced in the hospital’s active rehabilitation program.

“I am very proud of the team here at GBGH. In eight dimensions of quality we met 98% of the standards we were measured against, and I believe this accreditation proved we are going in the right direction. ”

– Karen McGrath, President & CEO

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e r o F Georgian Bay General Hospital

Fundraising

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undraising for your local community hospital can be FUN! Just ask anyone who has participated in the South East Georgian Bay (SEGBAY) Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. Upon discovering that provincial funding in Ontario doesn’t pay for a single piece of equipment for their local hospital, the SEGBAY Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Larche Communications (parent company of local radio stations KICX 106 and 104.1 The Dock), voted unanimously to support Georgian Bay General Hospital with an annual golf tournament. “The golf tournament idea for the hospital came about after SEGBAY President Paul Herriott and I attended a ‘Breakfast of Champions’ session at GBGH,” said Fred Wareing, another SEGBAY member and tournament chair. “There we learned that all hospitals have to raise money for equipment and upgrades; that the government did not provide that funding. This was a surprise to us.” Two years in, the tournament has already raised $62,000 for a state-of-the-art treat-

ment room in the Emergency Department at GBGH, along with two hospitals beds. The volunteer committee hopes that this year’s tournament, on August 9th at Bonaire Golf Course, will raise another $30,000. “Quick access to medical help is of primary importance to all our members. The hospital is also a key source of good paying jobs for our community. This attracts skilled people to the community which in turn leads to more local spending which then attracts more businesses to the community. So as well as providing needed medical help to our citizens, the hospital also strongly assists in creating a healthy economic environment,” added Wareing. The SEGBAY Chamber of Commerce represents businesses in Severn, Tay and Georgian Bay Township. For more details on how you can organize an event in support of GBGH, please visit www.526give. ca/third-party-events or contact Shelly Price at 705-526-GIVE (4483).

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Best Care

Leadership Circle The Best Care Leadership Circle program recognizes individuals who have supported the Foundation by reaching any of the three cumulative giving levels below.

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Meet DR. Martinmcnamara‌ 2015 Hartog Health Innovation Award Recipient

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he Hartog Health Innovation Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of staff and physicians, especially to honour those who work tirelessly on behalf of Georgian Bay General Hospital. The 2015 recipient, Dr. Martin McNamara has been at GBGH since 1998 and has served as Chief of Staff, Chief of Emergency and President of Medical Staff. He is an Emergency physician, a family physician and a very strong advocate for the hospital and the communities it serves. A father and grandfather, Dr. McNamara continues his learning journey taking courses in physician leadership and teaching for the College of Paramedicine among others.

Congratulations Dr. McNamara!

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2015-2016 Committees

Advisory Lyn Wolfhard
 Kathy Elsdon-Befort
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 Fred Hacker
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 Ralph Lynn
 Ronald Schokking
 Doris Shirriff
 Reinhart Weber
 Dr. Jim Young
 Honourary Board Members Hilda Sibthorpe Arnold DeCarli Ralph Lynn Catharine Bayles Hudson Leavens John Gignac Audrey Howard Doris Shirriff Dr. Jim Young Kathy Eldson-Befort Phil Edmunds Gala Executive Barb Turner, Chair Lois Lipton Hazel Kettle Renee Poole-Jeannotte Michele Kaps Michelle Rogers Jaime Crouch André Sanche Jeff Coté

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EMERGENCY ROOM UPDATE...

Construction crews returning to GBGH Next phases of Emergency Department project set to start

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early two years after the celebration to mark the opening of phase one of the new Emergency Department project at Georgian Bay General Hospital, the final phases of the project are about to begin. The hospital has begun the process of pre-qualifying prospective contractors in anticipation of the next stages of construction. Phases two and three will see the construction of a four-bay ambulance garage as well as a retrofit to bring the old spaces into alignment with the new. Pre-qualifying is the step taken before the project goes to RFP, after which construction is expected to begin sometime this summer and be complete in 18-24 months. For the past two years the hospital has been working on the plans and schematic block drawings to seek approval from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to proceed to the construction phase, which was granted

earlier this year. The total cost for these next phases is $9.1-million. Our Emergency Department Revitalization has been a wonderful example of community support. Phase one – a 6,000-square-foot addition – was opened in June of 2014 at a cost of $5-million, which was funded entirely by the community. While the province has committed more than $8-million toward phases two and three, our community has once again supported in earnest, raising an additional $2.1-million for capital expenses and the equipment your physicians and nurses need to provide you with the best care. When complete, the department will have grown from 10,000 square feet to nearly 17,000 square feet and will include new trauma rooms, treatment rooms, ambulance garage, secure areas and waiting rooms, at a total cost of $14.1-million.

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Our Best Care Campaign Launch

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Exceptional people O

ur cup runneth over here at Georgian Bay General Hospital, because when it comes to good people, we have plenty to be proud of! Each year, the Board of Directors accepts nominations from within the organization to acknowledge staff who are deserving of special recognition. The Board Awards of Excellence

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Exceptional People Award recipients: Rick Patenaude, Jacquie Belcourt and the Therapy Team!

Our 2015-2016 Exceptional Volunteers are Lori Moreau, Ann Kerry and Agnes Hemming.

recognize Exceptional People each year as nominated by their peers. Launched in 2010, the awards are intended to: • Provide the Board with an opportunity to recognize and honour the outstanding performance and achievements of peernominated staff and physicians within our organization; • To promote, reward and recognize employee achievements that especially demonstrate the values of Georgian Bay General; • To recognize and publicize the achievements of employees among the communities that we serve. Since its launch, there have been 14 people nominated each year for the awards, which are celebrated with an annual dinner and award presentation. In 2014, Exceptional Volunteer Awards were added to recognize their contributions in the same way.

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THE electronic health record Our vision to provide exceptional care continues...

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he Electronic Health Record has changed the pace of healthcare; soon your physicians at GBGH will be accessing, reviewing, communicating, making diagnosis and treatment plans quicker thanks to a new software addition. Our vision is to optimize our health re-

cord system so that physicians are able to enter their orders, document notes, receive alerts and notifications about their patients, and share the information with other clinicians. This will ensure more accurate entry of information along with more timely delivery of diagnosis and treatment for patients in our care, assisting us in our vision to provide exceptional care, every person, every time. The software that provides this leap forward in electronic health care is called the Physician Care Manager. This critical software, along with all the equipment at Georgian Bay General Hospital, is not funded

by the government and therefore must be purchased with funds donated by our community. In April 2015, the Foundation Cornerstone Partners took on the challenge of raising $651,078 to purchase the Physician Care Manager for GBGH! This wonderful group of 66 community members recognized the value this program brings to patients at GBGH and has jointly pledged more than $115,000 annually. Their funds support the equipment needs at GBGH, through individual contributions of $500, $1,000 or $2,500 each year on an annual basis. If you would like to learn more about becoming a Cornerstone Partner and supporting the Electronic Health Record, please contact Shelly Price in the GBGH Foundation Office at 705-526-GIVE (4483).

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GBGH Volunteer Gift Shop “In 2015, the Georgian Bay General Hospital Volunteer Association took the hospital’s shopping experience to a whole new level!”

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he ‘Gift Shop’ underwent an extensive renovation and revitalization for the first time in almost 20 years. Over a two month period, everything from the counters to the shelves and even the walls changed. This has turned it into a real drawing card, even for those who have no other reason to visit the hospital. The Gift Shop now carries home and fashion accessories, a large selection

of bags and purses, clothing for women, sleepwear for men and women, an extensive selection of jewelry and handmade clothing for the American Girl doll. You can also find handmade baby quilts, sweaters and hats and keepsakes for baby. As always, everything you buy is tax free! Most importantly, every purchase you make helps to support your hospital. The Shop is run by volunteers, and all

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the profit is turned over to the hospital as part of the Association’s annual contribution to keeping your hospital vibrant and up-to-date. Store hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed for dinner) and reopens at 6:30 p.m. The store is open weekends from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Road Home

a Patient''s journey E

very journey has a destination, and in active rehabilitation that destination is usually home. The roadmap for this journey at Georgian Bay General Hospital is called the Patient Passport. Developed by the Therapy Team at GBGH, the patient passport is a communication tool between the Care Team, Patient and their support network. This unique booklet provides the patient and their support network (family, friends) with information about the Care Team and contact information, plus outlines the patient’s current level of functionality, their goals for discharge and the

recommendations of the Care Team. In essence, it provides the patient with all the information they need to understand and take part in their own active rehabilitation! The passport also provides the patient and support network with details of their responsibilities for arranging equipment and services for discharge and explains what the Care Team is able to provide or refer them to. How does it work? The Patient and their family meet with each of the disciplines involved in their care: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, GBGH 2016 | 16 |

Recreation Therapy, Nursing and Social Work. The Patient keeps the completed passport as a record of their meetings and a list of recommendations from each therapist of the things they need for a successful discharge. Congratulations to the Therapy Team at GBGH for their wonderful team work and innovation! During the visit by Accreditation Canada in 2015, surveyors were very impressed with the Patient Passport. In addition, the Therapy Team was the recipient of a Board Award of Excellence for the innovation.


Thank You for Answering the Call!

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nurse call system is a communication lifeline for patients! Hundreds of times each day, patients use a call system to ask nurses questions, alert them to a problem or to request help getting out of bed. In 2015, the 40-year-old call system on 2 North began to work intermittently, and it became a risk the hospital needed to address immediately. Because there is absolutely no government funding for equipment in hospitals, the Foundation partnered with the nurses on the unit to

send out a letter to the community asking for their help. Your respnse was wonderful! 356 members of your community responded with donations, totaling $38,305 toward the new system. In addition, the staff at GBGH pledged their own Staff Giving Circle donations, contributing an additional $3,130 and bringing the total raised to $41,435. Thanks to all of your support, a new and improved nurse call system is in now place and is having a positive im-

pact on patient care. Additional units were installed in the shower and tub rooms, and the negative pressure isolation room to allow nurses to talk to their patients in these areas. There are also satellite units in the halls that allow nursing staff to respond to calls from anywhere on the floor, and the updated command centre is more efficient and user-friendly. Proof that when hospital staff, community members and the Foundation work together, amazing things happen!

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THE gbghgala… 10 Years in the Making

“It’s all about the team” – Mary Jane Brooks, founding Gala Committee member.

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n 2006, a team of community supporters launched the first Hospital Gala ‘Moonlight on Georgian Bay’ at The Inn at Bay Moorings, raising $45,000 for the Huronia District Hospital. The Gala featured eight chef stations, four entertainers and silent and live auctions with Wayne Middaugh as the Master of Ceremonies. “We were inspired by the Front Line Cancer Foundation’s Titz’n Glitz event we attended in Collingwood,” said Lyn Wolfhard, one of the members of the founding committee. “We actually pulled it off,” said Mary Jane Brooks, another member. “I wanted to serve my community and supporting the hospital was a good way to do it.” Over the next seven years, Lyn and Mary Jane (fondly referred to as the Gala Girls) worked with teams of volunteers to make the Gala bigger and better. They dazzled guests with themes ranging from Hollywood Nights

to Disco Fever, attracting more chefs, entertainers and guests. “It’s all about the team,” said Brooks, mentioning that the event is such a success thanks to the many dedicated volunteers who help out each year. In 2012, the Gala Girls invited Jaime Crouch of Splash Events to take the Gala to new creative heights as the event found its new home at the Midland Cultural Centre. Under his creative direction, guests have visited Paris, New York, Rio and even traveled Around the World to celebrate the 10th Anniversary in 2015. To date, the GBGH Gala has raised an incredible $671,644 for the hospital! The 11th Annual GBGH Gala, ‘Las Vegas, Baby!’ will take place at the MCC on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Tickets are $140 each and can be purchased through the MCC, at Rub of the Green, Splash Events or by calling the Foundation at 705-526-GIVE (4483). GBGH 2016 | 18 |


Celebrating 15 Years of

Celebrity Golf! W

hen Wayne and Sherry Middaugh ran their first Celebrity Golf Tournament in 2001, they had no idea it would become one of the most successful golf fundraisers in Simcoe County! With the help of dedicated volunteers, dozens of celebrities and hundreds of golfers, Wayne and Sherry organized their incredible tournament for 15 years in support of Georgian Bay General Hospital. Each year, participants enjoyed a day of golfing, cocktails, dinner and auction followed by live entertainment. Year after year, interest in the tournament grew, bringing more sponsorship dollars, more exciting auction items and raising more money for the hospital. In 2015, the final year for the tournament, a record $126,174 was raised, thanks to a special $50,000 gift from the Sandra Schmirler Foundation and an incredible live auction. Thanks to their amazing efforts to make their event bigger and better each year, Wayne and Sherry made the Middaugh Celebrity Golf Tournament an incredible success, with a total of $515,862 donated to Georgian Bay General Hospital! Over the years, the tournament has helped to purchase infant incubators, hospital beds, vital signs monitors, a wireless network and more. These are wonderful gifts that will continue to benefit our whole community for years to come. On behalf of everyone at Georgian Bay General Hospital, we want to thank Wayne & Sherry Middaugh, and their amazing volunteer committee, for their incredible generosity over the years!

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The Tiny Mayor’s Golf Tournament raised $12,500 for GBGH!

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Working TOGETHER

FOR OUR GBGH!

R.J. Burnside pledged $25,000 to the CT Scanner! More than $800,000 has been raised to date.

HGR Graham Partners LLP donated $10,000 to the Emergency Department Revitalization (phases 2 & 3) at GBGH! More than $2,000,000 has been raised to date. GBGH 2016 | 20 |


Incredible generosity can do incredible things! 963 people, businesses and community groups TOGETHER funded more than 45 essential pieces of equipment for Georgian Bay General Hospital!

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# of Donor s: 1,616 Total Reve nue: $1,49 2,642 Average D onation: $ 535 $ Raised a t the Gala: $92,165 $ Raised a t GB Pops: $61,000 Expense R atio: 23% TOGETHER, our communities purchased 29,680 Smile Cookies, resulting in a $29,680 donation from our local Tim Hortons restaurants to purchase stretchers for the Emergency Department at GBGH!

We asked, and you came through! 170 individuals and businesses donated $24,342 to help purchase four new Vital Signs Monitors for 1N.

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110th anniversary

Georgian Bay General Hospital Volunteer Association

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ne hundred and ten years ago, a small group of dedicated women met to discuss how they could help their hospital, then known as Midland Penetanguishene General and Marine Hospital. Four buildings and five name changes later, that small group has grown to more than 200 women and men who continue to volunteer and keep the vision and mission at Georgian Bay General Hospital very much alive and active. Volunteers contribute an average of 35,000 hours of service every year in virtually every area of the hospital! You’ll find them in the Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care, Diagnostic Imaging, Surgical Day Care, Patient

Happy Anniversary

Units, the Information Desks, Health Records, Patients in Motion and Pharmacy. They also provide assistance to the nurse practitioner and in the medical library. If you’ve ever been to the hospital as a patient or visitor, you have been helped by the volunteers. Fundraising is a large part of what they do — and they do it well! Since 1998, when the record keeping started through the Foundation, the Volunteer Association has given $1,318,175.80 to the hospital for equipment and capital projects. In addition to bake and craft sales, raffles, tag days, geranium sales and butter tarts, the volunteers also operate the very successful Gift Shop and the Coffee Bar and Lottery. These operations alone generate more than $60,000 a year! For shoppers, buying from the gift shop and coffee bar is a real win-win – an opportunity to support your hospital without paying taxes! What began as a group of women mending sheets has grown into a very successful community resource.

to the

‘Blue Jackets’! And here’s to another 110 Years!

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march mudness

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alk about bringing an idea to life! In October 2015, Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall had a vision of bringing his community together to raise funds for their hospital by completing a five kilometer mud run. On March 20, 2016, more than 170 participants converged on Rotary Champlain Wendat Park in Penetanguishene to bring Gerry’s vision to life. The first annual March MUDness was born! Participants braved the chilly weather in their colorful team t-shirts, sporting names such as “Cirque du Sore Legs”, “50 shades of Tay” and “I Can’t Believe it’s not Mudder”. With incredible enthusiasm and energy, participants climbed an enormous snow pile, jumped over hay bales and tires, pulled fire hoses

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and crawled through culverts to complete the course. From sponsorships and participant pledges, an incredible $40,000 was donated to the CT Scanner for Georgian Bay General Hospital! Special thanks to Tay Township Mayor Scott Warnock, who brought in the most individual pledges at $1,750, and kudos to GBGH Team “Dirty Rekords� who brought in $2,856 for the highest team total.

This inaugural event was an incredible success as our communities came together to support our hospital. Staff at the Town of Penetanguishene worked tirelessly to organize and promote the event, while title sponsors Magna, ALC and Geranium supported the event with great generosity, and the participants from across North Simcoe raised thousands of dollars and their enthusiasm was phenomenal.

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Hospital

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Away From Home

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ot everyone who comes to Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) has a permanent home in our community. Each year, seasonal residents, boaters and visitors to our region account for more than 4,500 visits to our Emergency Department. Judy Kaufman is a longtime Georgian Bay boater, who considers Midland her home away from home. In 2014, following surgery in her home community, Judy and her husband were relaxing on their boat when she began to feel she was choking. Not the coughing kind, but she suddenly found that she couldn’t swallow and was having trouble breathing. Thankfully, they were docked at the marina, and were able

“I’m so grateful

to get quickly to the Emergency Department at GBGH. Judy was quickly diagnosed and rushed into emergency surgery. A nurse ran to the parking lot to call the Anesthesiologist back to the Operating Room. Surgery was done to clear the blockage and repair the damage caused by the aforementioned surgery. Within a few hours, Judy was back on the boat and on the road to recovery. “I’m so grateful to the staff at Georgian Bay General Hospital,” says Judy. “I might not be here today if it weren’t for their quick action.” Working with marinas from Penetanguishene around to Honey Harbour, the GBGH Foundation launched the Boat-

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ers for Best Care program in 2015, to provide boaters in our area the opportunity to support their hospital away from home. Together, marinas and boaters donated $18,525 toward the purchase of a new CT Scanner at GBGH. There are a number of ways to get involved in 2016. Boaters can participate in a raffle for some incredible boating prizes (full list at www.526give. ca/boatersforbestcare) and join in the fun as marinas across the region host fundraisers in support of Georgian Bay General Hospital.


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Total Beds – April 1, 2016........105 Emergency Visits...............45,805 In-Patient Visits.................35,415 Out-Patient Visits...............18,725 Number of Lab Tests.........711,185 CT Scans Completed.............8,126 Diagnostic Imaging Tests...35,765 Babies Born............................154

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Surgical Procedures.............4,263 Patient Meals Served.......105,741 Number of Staff......................611

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where we’re going... Each year, your donations fund the essential tools that your hospital staff & physicians require to provide you with the Best Care. Here are some of the equipment that your donations will help to purchase! ECG Analysis Software $7,641.77

Patient Diagnosis

Automated Urinalysis / Microscopic Analyzer $96,795.69

CT Scanner $1.6 million

Patient Safety

• Replace Air Conditioner $20,378.04 • Mag Lock Doors $100,000 • Risk Reporting & Monitoring Software $67,247.53

Pharmacy Renovation $246,574.28

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• Lighting Control $20,378.04 • Replace OTN Equipment $35,661.57 • Privacy Curtains $17,932.68

Patient Room Furniture 26 rooms x $1,500ea

Patient Comfort Sleeper Chairs 3 x $1,400ea Patient Beds 6 x $8,000ea

Scope Cleaning Machines 2 x $58,500ea

Surgery Tourniquet $16,302.43

Rigid Cystoscopes 3 x $7,000ea

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Thank you to our donors of 2015/2016 1711199 Ontario Inc. 2019431 Ontario Inc. 2387584 Ontario Inc. A & A Services and Marine Contracting Ltd. AANDC Nunavut Marg Abernethy Edna Acosta Gladys Adams Joanne Adams Ralph Adamson ADCO Tire and Auto Inc. Brian Adkin James and Anne Agnew Leonard and Virginia Aitchison Dr. Abosede Akintan Francine Albrough Allan Arlett & Ingrid Van Rotterdam Doug Allen Dr. John Robin Allen Mike and Carolyn Allgeier Brian Alves AMJ Campbell Jennifer Anaka Doris Anderson John and Linda Anderson Paula Anderson Andre Nel Professional Corporation David and Linda Andrews Brent Andreychuk Anonymous Donna Ansell Rick Ansell Hugh Anson Cartwright Giovanni Antonacci Elizabeth Appleton ARAMARK Canada Ltd. Lawrence Arbour Roy and Diane Arbour Dr. Laurin Archer Holly Archer Laurin Archer Malcolm S. Archibald Patricia Armstrong Robert and Sharon Armstrong Sharon Arnett Helen Asaris Paul and Frances Ashenhurst Scott and Tracy Ashley M. Shan Atkins Cathy Atkinson Heather Attwood Shawn Aymer Donna Bachinger Joy Bacon Kris Badoolal Angelina Bailey Herb and Jean Bailey Bryan Baker John and Gail Bakker Marjorie Baks

Anthony and Ruth Bakuniec Andrew and Agnes Balfour Roger Ball Balm Beach House of Glass Bandana Construction Ltd. Ed and Gladys Banks Linda Barber Barber & Haskill Ltd. Barden Property Inspections Inc. Barbara Barger Brock Barker John and Zeolida Barnas Dan and Linda Barnes Madeline Barnes Joyce Barron Lindsay Barron Rosemary Barron Bruce Barton Avery Bassett Isabel Bassett Elizabeth Bastedo Bryant and Patricia Bastine John Baxter Baybridge Seniors Living Dr. David Bayfield Bayfield House Retirement Lodge Inc. Catharine Bayles Bayshore Lanes Bowling Centre Deborah Bazinet & Family Brian and Kathy Beal Sue Beatty Eleanor Beaudoin Marc Beaudoin Lois Beausoleil Beausoleil First Nation Viki Beeney Ralph and Kathy Befort Rita Befort Julie Belanger - Lachance Lou Belcourt Mary Belfry Murray and Pat Belfry Betty Ann Bell Elizabeth Bell John C. and Edith Bell Phelps and Judy Bell Roger and Valerie Bell Lawrence and Monette Bellehumeur Pierre and Kimberly Bellehumeur Laurie Belsey Randy Bender Jule Benedict Carolyn Bennett Grant Bennett Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP Frank Berdan Craig and Jean Bernard Yvonne Berriault Jean Berrouard Andrea Betty

Brian and Penny Betty Art and Ricky Beutler Bids for Benefit Inc. Birchcrest Apartments Alan Black Murray J. Black Roman and Kazia Bladek David Blair George and Nancy Blake Shelley Blanchard Bleu Garden Restaurant BNR Carpentry Boat Warehouse Ronald and June Boettger Leslie John Boffin Andre and Therese Boileau Ron and Donna Bolt Deborah Bonthron Marvin Boone Amanda Boot John and Deborah Boots Boston Pizza Midland Lisa Both Dr. George and Sandra Boucher Bourgeois Motors Limited Lisa Bowes Robert and Rosemary Bowie Dennis and Pauline Brabant Marion Bradbury Susan Bradley Wayne Bradley Anton and Maria Brancelj Alice Brandon Earl Brandon Jim and Arlene Brennan Mary Brett Terri Brezinski John and Sharon Broadhurst Malcolm and Sandra Broadley Mary Jane Brooks Jaymie and Cyndi Brown John Brown Roger and Jane Brown Richard Bruneau Claudette Brunelle David Brunelle Garry Bryant George Bryant Ron Buchan Edwin and Anna Buchholz Susan Buckland Andrew Buckles Marilyn Bumstead Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. Robert and Sheila Burk Glenn and Kathleen Burnett Michael Burns Patty Burns Barry Burton George Burton Marvine Busch GBGH 2016 | 30 |

Odette Bussiere Paul and Lynda Butters Matthew Byford C.C. Tatham & Associates Ltd. Colleen Cadeau Scott Cain Carol Callas Dr. Peter Cameron Edna Cameron Ruth Camirand Charles Campbell Gary and Jane Campbell Harry Campbell Kelly Campbell Canadian Diabetes Association Liliana Canadic Gregory Canning James and Mary Carl Josephine Carli Natalino and Maria Pai Carli Vickie and Rudy Carli Peter Carling Marion Carnduff David and Sheila Carpenter John and Mary Carpenter Michael and Tania Carriere James Carruthers Scott Carruthers Robert Carson Susan Carter Daniel Casey Patrick Casey John Cathers Kenneth Cave Central Cab Company Jennifer Challice Delores Chalmers Debby Chambers Jillian Chandler Gail Chapman Dawn Charbonneau David Charlebois Ivan and Suzanne Charlebois Jenna Charlebois John Charlebois Kathy Charlebois Edwin and Dr. Pamela Chart Dr. Olivia Cheng William Chenier Chris Cherry Nino and Lucy Chiste Ted and Laurel Chivers Andrew Chomentowski Randy and Marian Chotowetz Bruce Christie Douglas and Barbara Christie Joyce Chun Armando and Sandra Carli- Cianfarani CIBC - Midland Branch CIBC Head Office

Ralph Cipolla Phyllis Clapp Jean Clark Ronald and Pat Clark Anthony Cleary Frank Cleary Michael and Eleanor Cleary Lisa Cleaver Dr. Jay and Patricia Climenhaga Marion Clute Beverley Cockburn Cognashene Community Church Coldwater Auto Parts Limited Coldwater Funeral Home Limited Coldwater Rent-All Michael and Janet Coley Marjorie Collins Donalda Columbus Donna Columbus Richard and Teresa Colwell Andrew Combes Debbie Commodore Debbie Connolly James A Cook Joyce Cook Philip and Dorothy Coombs Carol Cooper Susan Copeland Maurice and Enid Corbett Joan Corbier George and Sandy Cornell Joanne Corosky Corporate Solutions Inc. Corporation of the Township of Georgian Bay Jean Coryell Robert Coryell Anita Cote Peter Cote Mary Cottrell Wayne and Diane Coughlin John and Joanne Coull Ann Coultrup County of Simcoe Donald and Aline Cousens Aaron Coutts Dr. Richard and Carole Coutts Ian and Sandra Coutts Kevin Cowie Donald and Kathleen Cox Ed Cox Barb Coxworth Elizabeth Coyne-DuBeau Shirley Craig James C. Crawford Jim Crawford Howard and Viola Crichton Geoff Crompton CRS Contractors Rental Supply Robert Cudney Carol Culic


Thank you to our donors of 2015/2016 Glenn Currie and Family Currie Truck Centre Joseph and Mary Daca Debbie Dal Bello - Conn Pantaleon D’Alimonte Dan Forget Construction Peter Dance Daniel Kam Lee Medicine Professional Corp. Dr. Hanni Darwish Daughters of Isabella David Maitland and Jennifer Anaka Jim Davidson Cynthia Davie Alun and Janice Davies Lorna Davis William and Kathleen Davis Brad Davy Erin Davy J David Day Jean Reay Day Lloyd and Ann Day Dayden Salon Arnold DeCarli John and Natalie DeCarli

William Deeks Raymond and Marion Deeton Degroot Sand and Gravel Ltd. Bryan Dehnke Fred and Gabriela Dell John and Beverley Dempster Stacey Deneka Joseph and Shirley Denis Waltraud Denninger Brenda Derosier Anita Deschambault Ruby Deschenes Armand and Juliette Desjardins John Desjardins Juliette Desjardins Stephen Desjardins Denis and Mary Desrochers Andre and Shirley Desroches Armand and Yvonne Desroches Bernard and Bryda Desroches Lorie Desroches Michael Desroches Rob and Susan Desroches Stephanie Desroches Susan Desroches

Suzanne Desroches Vince and Maria Di Cesare Allan Dickey Paul and Joan Dickson Doris Dilger Jodie Dion John and Judy Dion Guy and Mary Ditomaso Michael Dixon Harold and Moira Donaldson Jo-Anne Donaldson Liz Doolittle Michael and Loretta Dorion Dan Douglas Bradley Dow Elizabeth Dow Dr. Daniel Scanlan Dr. J. Nadarajah Medicine Professional Corp. Dr. Jeff Beeston and Dr. Linda Reid Dr. Martin McNamara and Kim Jagos Dr. Moira MacSween & Douglas Herron Foradeen Drewelow

Laurine Drysdale Dave and Beth Dubeau Len Dubeau Michael and Carol Dubeau Paul DuBeau Paul and Betty Ann DuBeau Darlene Dubeau-Barry Dulvenvoorden Haulage Jacki Dumont Bob Duncan Chrystal Duncan Steve and Miriam Duncan Duncor Enterprises Inc. Douglas Dunlop Bruce and Lois Dunn George and Adrienne Dunn Maureen Dunn Tom Dunnett Frances Dupuis Kathryn Dupuis Beverley Duquette Brenda Duquette Diane Duquette Elke Duquette Leonard and Theresa Duquette

Yvette Duquette Beth Durrwachter Drew Dusome Peter and Kristin Dusome Chris and Anita Ealey Fred and Donna Earl Economical Insurance Ken and Cathy Edgar Phil Edmunds Don Edwards Donald and Joy Edwards Mary Jean Edwards Ronald and Sharon Edwards Verne and Doris Edwards Katie Eensalu Lydia Ehmcke Virgilio and Olga Elia Kevin Ellis Elmvale & District Lions Club Elmvale & District Maple Syrup Festival Assoc. Elmvale Auto Supply Elmvale Home Building Centre Elmvale Rental Supply Peggy Ely

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Thank you to our donors of 2015/2016 Michael and Catharine English John and Leah Eplett Eplett Worobec Raikes Surveying Ltd Waltraud Equitz Bodo and Annette Ernst Estate of Bruce Arthur Stephens Estate of Carol Elsie McDermott Estate of Dr, Kenneth Lewis Estate of Isabelle Mary Catherine Piitz Estate of Lawrence Frederick Boyce Estate of Margaret Agnes Kelly Anne Evans Antonia Evans John and Cynthia Evans Ernie Eves Doug Ewen Express Uniforms F.W. Jeffery and Sons Limited Factory Recreation Ann Fagan Dr. James Fahy Erin Fairbanks, B.Sc., D. Ch. Paul Faires Mary Falls Audrey Faris Dan and Mona Farquharson Fastenal Midland Ernest Faulkner Kathleen Faulkner Teresa Favot Lucia Favret Patricia Favret Barbara Fawcett Mary Fecteau Paula Fecteau Terry and Anita Fegarty Rod and Fran Ferguson Ryan Ferguson William Ferguson and Dr. Lynda Mickelborough Betty-Ann Ferreira Richardo Fica Barbara Fidera Doris Fiedler Mary Fiedler Patricia File Giuseppina Fiorillo Tom and Arline Fisher Bayla Fishman Linda Fitzpatrick Brian and Donna Fleming Russ and Patricia Fleming Fred and Eleonore Flohr Neal and Kathryn Foot Paul and Angela Perri- Forder Karen Forget Lisa Forget Michael and Georgette Forget Arthur Foster Perry Foster

FoTTSA Howard and Shirley Fournier Larry Fournier Elizabeth Fowler Jennifer Fowler Fox Contracting Ltd. Dwayne and Tanya Frans Hermann Franz Kenneth and Suzanne Fraser Fred Hook Limited Gloria Fredericks Helen French Jean French Landon French Norm Freund Scott Frew Dr. Steven Frey Ottilia Frey Ludwig and Lore Friedrich Derek G. Friend Friends of Dr. James Shaw Helga Frohle Dr. Tracy Frost Dr. Richard Furtado Dr. Greg Gaffney Andree Gagnon Joe and Joanne Gagnon Jean A. Gallagher Brian and Joanne Gamble John and Ruth Gammell Dr. Anne Gannon Margaret Garrett Garthside Limited Kenneth and Mary Garvey Luke Gasteiger Norman and Donna Gaupholm Ken Gauthier Ziggy and Nelle Gaweda Phil Gellatly General Mills Doreen M. Gentle Georgian Bay General Hospital Volunteer Association Georgian Bay Landing Georgian Bay Metis Council Georgian Bay Seniors Club #408 Georgian Radiology Consultants Charlotte Gerdes German Canadian Club Gemuetlichkeit George Gervais Mary Gervais John and Shelly Gianetto Fernando and Jill Gibson - Esposito Wolfgang and Mary Gieseler Allan and Susan Gignac Clement and Rita Gignac Gail Gignac John and Heather Gignac John and Sharon Gignac Melissa Gignac

Remi and Yvonne Gignac Remi and Verna Gignac Harold Gill Robert and Shirley Gillesby Annette Girard Bob and Vivien Girard Roger and Lynne Goddard Eric Goldstrand Dr. Bruno and Louise Golisky Dr. Jeffrey Golisky Bill and Nadine Goman Ron Gonzalez Barry and Judy Goode Margaret Gooderham Jack and Patricia Goodfellow J. Lewis Gordanier Adam and Christel Gores Leslie Gottics Ann Graham Frank and Mary Graham Janice Graham Mary Lynn Graham Rebecca Graham Dr. John and Dr. Judith Grant Cecil and Jayne Gratrix Arlene Gray Robert and Janina Gray Margie Green Diane Greenfield Greenlaw Waterworks John Griffiths Jessica Grimley Tina and Dick Grolman Renate Groppe Cleo Grozelle Dr. Mark Grundmanis Arlene Gryfe Edward and Anne Guthrie Tracy Guthrie GVS Sheet Metal H.S. St. Amant & Sons Inc. Norma Haats Peter and Sheila Haats Fred and Barb Hacker Ruth E. Haig Joy Hale Alma Hall Douglas Hall Reg and Sandra Hall Thomas and Annette Hall Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel Ltd. Garry and Sally Hamelin Gary and Janet Hamilton Michael Hamilton Mary Hammell Colleen Hancock Frank and Phoebe Handerek James and Helen Handley Robert and Lorraine Handy John and Claire Hanson GBGH 2016 | 32 |

Hapamp Limited Harbour West Marina Ltd. Harbourfront Wealth Management Stephen and Mary Hardisty Hardship Acres Landscaping Inc. Randy and Nancy Hargrave Dean Harker John and Beverley Harker Carolyn Harper Owen Harries Larry Harrison Roger Hart Gerald and Sandra Hartman John and Trish Hartman Janet Harvey Mary Harvey Michael Hasley Reginald Hassall Cindy Hastings Ian Hastings Judie Hatfield April Hawke Brian and Carolyn Haynes HD Supply Utilities Ross and Rebecca Heacock Healthmark Marven Hebner Gordon and Donalda Hector Harold and Joan Heels Gerlinde and Christopher Heidel Robert Heins Roy Heins Tuula Heiskanen Helicon Properties Ltd. Manuel and Lydia Helzel Jamie Henderson John Henderson William and Ruth Henn Herb Carpenter Limited Ilse Herbst Paul Herriott June Heximer HGR Graham Partners Mangement Services Dennis and Margaret Hicks Roswitha Hildebrand Ronald W.A. Hill Hindson Marina Ltd. John and Ellen Hinks Richard and Cathy Hinton Marion Hiscock David and Monica Hobson Robert and Joan Hobson Diane Hodges Konrad and Renate Hofmeister Kevin and Brenda Holden Wendy Holder Glen Holmes David Holwell Joan Hopkins Susan Hopkinson

Greg Hornberger Don and Joan Hough Peter Hough Bernadette Houlden Brenda Hounsome Audrey Howard Lori Howard Dorothea Huehmann Darlyn Hughes Germaine Hughes Patricia Hultan George and Anne Hume Vince and Nancy Hummelink Barbara Hunt Ron and Mary Hunt Bill and Nancy Hunter Pauline Hunter Bob Hurley Susan Hurley Tom and Theresa Hurley Huron Bay Estates Corp. Huronia Alarms & Fire Security Inc. Huronia Animal Hospital Huronia Marine Huronia Riders Carol Hurtick Huson Brothers Flooring Sandra Hussel Tho Van Huynh Hydro One Inc. IBM Canada Inc In Memory of Bryan Berriault Sr. & Larry Bourgeois Industrial Filter Manufacturing Limited Angela Ingram John and Marcella Ingriselli Mal and Sue Inrig Investors Group Financial Services Inc. Bill Inwood Carole Irvine Stan Isoki Mary Anne Ivens J.D. Do-IT-All Renovations Barbara Jackson Dennis and Joan Marie Jackson Brian Jacques Jag’s Travel Complex Kim and Alan Jaiko Heather James James Mitchell and Suzanne Plouffe Tom and Dawn Jamieson Vernon and Jeannette Jamieson Antonius Janssen David and Alison Jarlette Sharon Jarlette Jarlette Health Services/ The Villa Care Centre Mary Jarman Kent and Linda Jeffery


Thank you to our donors of 2015/2016 E. Jane Jeffrey Tom Jenkins Yvonne Jenkins Thomas and June Jenkinson William and Margaret Jennings Dr. Herman and Judy Jilesen Jim McCreary and Deb Cross June Jobson Robert and Susan Jobson John Lister and Susan French Diane Johnson George Johnson Rebecca Johnson Johnson Bayfield Medicine Professional Corp. Chris Johnston Jacqueline Johnston Katherine Johnston Tim Johnston Guy and Katherine Johnstone Don and Jeanne Jones George and Eleanor Jones Hugh Jones Thomas and Deborah Jones Donna Jordan Patrick Jordan Jordan Lacroix and Cullen Stuart Garnet Joynt Bernard and Rejeanne Juneau Mark Jurychuck Else Kappe Ross Kaufman Gary Kaus Patrick and Rosemary Kearns Nathan and Ida Keeping Kei-Lor Kitchen & Bath Y. Kemp Jean Kerr Ann Kerry Leslie Ann Kerry Dr. William and Hazel Kettle Amber Khawaja Jane Kiersnowski Jaak and Val Kikkajoon David Kilgour Margaret Killing Cory King Kathy King Lillian King Malcolm King Moira King Robert and Nancy King King Koating Roofing Inc. Susan Kingdom Paul and Vivian Kirkup Doug and Norma Kirton Dr. Peter Kizoff Jessica Klug Leslie Knaze Bill and Jo-Ann Knicely Heather Knight

Knights of Columbus Council #2004 Braden and Doreen Knowles Raymond Knuff Dr. Klaas and Wilma Koiter Ed Kole Aaron Kontkanen Antero and Shirley Kontkanen John and Suzanne Koppel Michael and Elaine Kovach Kathy Kowalski Margaret Krull Juergen Kuch Roland and Marja Kuerzdoerfer Walter and Ursula Kunst John and Cindy Kurvink Gerard La Chapelle Paul La Chapelle Doug La Rose Dr. Joell LaBrie LABX Media Group Canada Inc. Jack and Anne LaChapelle Thom Lackie Donna Lacroix Gary and Nancy Lacroix Kelly Lacroix Pauline Lacroix Ralph and Delva Lacroix Peter and Pamela Ladell Diane Ladouceur Joanne Ladouceur Gail Lafond Dr. Rae and Deborah Lake Carol Lalonde Paul and Marlene Lambie Dorothy Lamers Nicole Lamers Bob and Anita Lamoureux Howard and Mary Lang Waltraut Lang Larry and Brenda Langley Sara Lankshear Alvin LaPlume Neil LaPlume Shayne Large Karen Larkins Lori Larmand Rita Larmand Kathy Latanville Cleo Laurin Heather Laurin Rene Laurin Roy and Joan Lavin Barb Lawson Douglas Lawson Joan Lawton James Layter Ralph Learn Hudson Leavens Anne Leblanc Pat Leblanc Richard and Irene Leblanc

Sherry-Lynn Leblanc Jo Anne LeClair Rita Leclair Dale Lediard Joan Lediard Ben Leduc Doreen Leeming Jeff Lees Sherri Legere Anne Legge Janet Leitch Phyllis Lemcke Joan Lemieux Norman and Christine Lemieux Paul and Janet Lenneard Joe Leo Beverley Leonard Kevin and Tracy Leonard Alda Lepine Lloyd and Ann Leroux Dan Lesperance William and Margaret Lettau John Lever Alan Lewis Patricia and Ruldolph Lewkoski Anne Lidstone Lifestyle Integrated Inc. Donald and Jeannette Limoges Lois Lipton Fred Lockhart Dr. Rainer and Dr. Barb Loiskandl Brigitte Loof Valerie Lord Keith and Cathy Lortie Norbert and Eileen Lortie Michael and Bernard Losier Jack and Bernice Ludwig Rod and Judy Lundy Dr. Susan Lyons M&M Meat Shops Ltd. Robert Macaulay Allan and Doris MacDiarmid George and Catherine MacDonald Geraldine Macdonald Ken and Susan MacDonald Kyle MacDonald Betty Anne MacDougall Sid MacKay Dorothy Mackie Jean and Ken Mackie Robert MacKinnon Liz MacLeod Ross MacLeod David (Don) MacRae John and Mary Magill Paul and Betty Maheu Richard and Margaret Maheu Terry Lynn Maheu Anne Mandlsohn Doug and Debra Mann David and Helen Manning GBGH 2016 | 33 |

Steven and Susan Manning Katherine Mantella Donald and Verna Marcellus Raymond Marchand Cy and Deb Marchildon John Marchildon Paul Marchildon Bruno and Ariella Marcuz Krista Margeson Marine Insurance Claude Marion Gertrude Marion June Marion Kenneth and Madeleine Marion Kim Marion Gord Marsden Brian and Marie Marshall Alan and Barbara Martin George and Nancy Martin Joseph Martin Lorraine Martin Tim Martin William and Pauline Martin Chris and Leta Masin Marg Maslen Dr. Robert Mason Thomas and Helena Massey Dr. Anila Mathai Paul and Jane Mattar Matthew Arnold and Andre Shreeram Casey Matthews Erwin and Ann Mattutat Julianna Matyas John R. Maudsley Mallory Maughan Aimee Maurice Fernand Maurice Pierre Paul Maurice Robert and Patricia Maurice Roger Maurice Robyn Maurice McAMM Enterprises Ltd. McDonald’s Restaurant David and Karen McCall Richard McCall John and Barbara McCallum Joan McCarthy Marjorie McCarthy Sheri McComb Barbara McConnell Ross and Bobbie McConnell Sandra McCready Jan McCutcheon Bonnie McDonald C.Ian McGibbon Karen McGrath Don McIntyre Jeanne McIsaac Gordon and Cathy McKay Judy McKay Jodi McKee

Sheila McKelvie Britt McKerrow Hilda McKinlay Jackie McLauchlin-Welch David and Donna McLaughlin Brenda McLay Scott and Debra McLean Julie McLeod Wayne McMann Pat McMullen Elizabeth McMurdo Bernard McNamara Patricia McNamara Patrick McNamara Tom and Patricia McNamara Michael and Jean McPhail Megan McPhee Tom McPherson Rod and Muriel McVeigh Arvo Medri Bob and Kay Megaw Genevieve Megaw Richard and Mary Mehl Donald Mellor David Merchant Meridian Credit Union Philip Metrailer Metroland Media Group Ltd. Gordon and Sandra Michener Midas Auto Services Karen Middaugh Edward and Anne Middleton Joseph Middleton Midland Civitan Club Midland Golf & Country Club Ltd. Midland Police Association Midland Professional Fire Fighters Assoc. Midland Senior Office Police Association Midland Toyota Inc. Midland Y’s Men’s Club Andrea Mikula Valerie Miles Jillian Millar Ray and Jane Millar James Miller Mike and Joanne Miller Paul Miller Bill Milling Gerald and Patricia Mills Kenneth Mills Linn and Donna Milne James Milroy David and Michelle Mink Mink Insurance Services Mississauga Hearing and Balance Centre Deborah Mitchell Natasha Mitchell Noa Mitchell


Thank you to our donors of 2015/2016 Hyoun and Terry Mizen Scott and Sheryl Mochrie Ishmael and Lailun Mohammed Moira MacSween & Douglas Herron Douglas Moles Victor Moncarz Dennis Monk Patricia Moody Graham and Gayle Moon Deborah Moore Sean and Michele Moore Carey Moran Jane Moreau Jean Paul Moreau Jerome and Nancy Moreau John Moreau Kevin and Angela Moreau Leonard Moreau Raymond and Fran Moreau Susan Moreau Frank and Helen Morneau Morneau Investments Inc. Kelly Morris Morris Steffler and Shirley Dixon Dino and Irene Morson Robert and Lynn Morton Arthur Moseley John and Joan Moss Vanessa Moss Dr. Shelley Mott Kathy Mountsteven Alfred and Marguerite Mullie Doug and Barbara Mundy Robert Munro Bruce Murphy James and Lorna Murray Doug and Sandra Muxlow MyTributeGift Foundation Morris and Diane Nardi National Bank Kyle Naylor NEBS Business Products Neil’s Appliance Service Tracey Neller Betty Nelson Ron and Joan Neville Ken Nevison Robert and Mae Newburn Robert Newman Edward Ney Barbara Nicholls Dean and Elaine Nicholls Ed and Barb Nichols Bernard Nicholson Caely Nicholson Claude and Freda Nicholson Rhonda Nicol Michael Nicolis Helma and Susan Nielsen Mike Nihill Robert Nishino

John and Nancy Nix Paul and Betty Noack Sheree Noon Howard Norbert North West Basin Marina Limited Danielle Norton Marlene Norton Daniel and Dorothy O’Brien Rosemary O’Callaghan Kevin and Louise O’Connor Solange Odesse William O’Donnell Tim and Suzanne O’Halloran Else Ohibsky Oldecon Enterprises Inc. June O’Leary Jennifer Oliver OMNI Tech Inc. Orillia Hyundai Ronald Orr Michael Osborne Patricia O’Shea Diane Ouimet-Schryver Roy and Barbara Ovens William and Joyce Oxford OZ Investments Inc. Audrey Pady Michael Pagel Terry Paquette Robert and Dorothea Paradis Leo Parent Neil Parent Paris Afternoon Ladies Curling Park Place Recreation Association Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Andrew Parker Ken Parnell and Family Burt Parsons Colin Parsons Heather Partridge Michael and Ann Pascoe Pat Lalonde Fencing Graham and Diane Patchell Rick Patenaude Allan and Darlene Paterson Ray and Lynda Pattenden Larry and Janet Pattullo Paul Chandler and Wendy Green-Chandler Maureen Pearce Michael Pearce Susan Pearce Terence Peet Costantino and Iris Pellegrino Penetang Excavating Ltd. Pennorth Group Limited Performance Boat Club Charities Perkinsfield Kitchen and Bath Perkinsfield Rustic Furniture Ltd. Eleanore Perry

Peter Lyons and Cheryl Karges Angelina Peters Debbie Petrie Winnifred Petroff David and Lillian Pettibone Phil DeBruyne and Susan Robillard Robert and Janice Phillips Walter and Zofia Pilch Debbie and John Pilon Michelle Pilon Pierre Pilote Dr. Natasha Pinto Veikko and Frances Pitkanen William and Jane Playter Tim and Norma Pollock Franco and Luisa Polloni Oscar and Sandra Poloni Port McNicoll Lions Club Randy Post Patricia Potter Powell Jones Joseph and Margaret Power Power Boating Canada/ Camping Canada Power Stream Precisions Fine Hair Styling Bill and Cathy Prentice Susan Prescott Ivan and Lenore Price Shelly Price Sheri Price Vickie Price Pro Truck Service Probus Club of Midland - Huronia Conrad Proulx Kathy Prout Quality Fire Protection Dr. Emily and Rick Queenan Clement and Gayle Quesnelle Jennifer Quesnelle Wayne and Theresa Quesnelle Paul Quick R. Robertson Insurance Brokers Limited Todd Rabbitts Dr. Vikram Ralhan Delbert and Joann Raney Ann Rankine Ralph and Betty Rawn Frances Raycraft David and Pearl Raynor RBC Employee Volunteer Grants Program RBC Foundation Re/Max Georgian Bay Realty Ltd. Cheryl Reed Joanne Reid Walter and Barbara Reidl Frank Reilly Steve Renault Retired Teachers of Ontario GBGH 2016 | 34 |

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Albert Streef William and Gail Strong Dr. Robert Stubbins Dr. Robert and Margaret Cudahy Stubbins River Stuckey Alice Styx Janice Sullivan Alan and Joan Sundeen Sunsport Signs Blanche Sutherland Bob and Lois Sutton - Taylor Betty Swales Fay Swales Judy Swan Doug and Valerie Swann Jack and Janice Swick Rodney and Wendy Switzer Denys and Janet Symons Carol Szarga Robin and Sandy Talbot Edward Tang Avis Tarry Anthony Tarullo William P. Taws M. Prisicilla Taylor Todd Taylor Wilson Taylor Taylor & CO Taylor Docks Incorporated TD Bank Financial Group TD Canada Trust Shirley Tebbutt Telequip Systems Limited Temp Control Joyce Templeton Theresa Tennant The Bradstreet Family Foundation The Christmas Villager The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group The Corporation of the Town of Midland The Corporation of the Township of Tay The Landmark Foundation The Morgan Investment Group The Sarjeant Co. Ltd. The Tonglen Foundation The Villa Retirement Lodge and Care Centre The Water Store The Weber Foundation Claude and Sue Therrien Daniel and Margaret Thiffault Waltraud Thoma Alison Thomas Dr. Richard and Jody Thomas Linda and Don Thomas Patricia Thomas Joan Thompson

Rob and Val Thompson Sandra Thompson James Thomson Jim and Cynthia Thomson Margaret Thomson Robert and Louise Thomson Debbie Thorhauge Karin Thwaits Shirley Tilson Tim Hortons Donuts Midland Tim Hortons Penetanguishene Terry and Sally Timmons Tinney’s Septic Service and Construction Tiny Township Lions Club Tom Coffin Memorial Golf Tournament Tom Smith Chevrolet Buick GMC Nicola Tomkins Joann Tomlinson John Tomlinson Scott Tomlinson Topperette Bowling League Town of Innisfil Town/Ville of/de Penetanguishene Township of Tiny Township of Tiny Community Policing Committee Gary and Catherine Travers Jean Tremblay TRENDZ Elva Trew Trimurti Holdings Inc. Triple “L” Sod Farms Dianne Trisic Murry and Sheryl Truax Anthony Truong Ashton and Colette Tuck Tucked in the Harbour Matthew Tucker Neil and Sandra Tucker David Tulk David and Barb Turner John Turner Turner/Lorriman Wealth Management Group Ron and Susan Tweedy Murray Tyndall United Way of Calgary United Way of Greater Toronto Unity United Church Women Aileen Uram Urbacon Buildings Group Corp. V. Ralhan Medicine Professional Corporation Sharon Vagh Joe Vaillancourt Mary Vaillancourt Robert Vaillancourt Henriette Vajda GBGH 2016 | 35 |

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John Weeks Leo and Margaret Weger Joseph and Rose Weidinger George and Irene Weiss Cathy Welstead Charles Wenneker Carol Werwood Dick and Sandra Wesselo Wilma and Gary West Carl E White Gerald White Joyce White Richard and Beverley White Elaine T. Whitford Bill Whittaker Bob and Brenda Widdes Jean Widdes Edo and Traute Wilcken John Wilford George and Helen Will Forrest Willett Ian and Lori Williams Allan and Sharon Wilson Edi Wilson Irene Wilson Robert and Lynn Wilson William and Daisy Wilson Michael and Marjorie Wilton Myron J. Wolfe Peter and Lynda Wolfhard Lorna Wood Morley Wood Ron and May Wood Max Woods Joan Woolever Chris and Lorna Wright Karl Wright Kim Wright Tom Wright Patti Wyborn Wye Heritage Marina Wyebridge Country Christmas 2015 Mitchell Wywiorski Morley Yon George and Tinka Yordache Dr. James and Eileen Young Marilyn Young Art Yung Donald Zabzinski Ben and Helen Zanderbelt David Zeldin Ivana Zentil Garry Ziska George Zock Dr. John and Janice Zwicker


Financial Statements GEORGIAN BAY GENERAL HOSPITAL

Financial Highlights

Year Ended March 31, 2016, with comparative figures for 2015 2016

Percentage

2015

Percentage

General operations: Revenue: Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Other

$

Expenses: Salaries, wages and benefits Medical staff remuneration Professional care supplies and expenses Supplies and other expenses Amortization of equipment

Surplus (deficit) from general operations

$

48,591,222 8,371,125 56,962,347

85.3% 14.7% 100.0%

48,523,684 8,203,225 56,726,909

85.5% 14.5% 100.0%

37,405,924 3,130,827 4,874,922 9,141,464 1,133,016 55,686,153

67.2% 5.6% 8.8% 16.4% 2.0% 100.0%

38,994,367 3,271,359 4,959,456 8,643,695 1,136,404 57,005,281

68.4% 5.7% 8.7% 15.2% 2.0% 100.0%

1,276,194

(278,372)

Other items: Interest on long-term debt Net amortization of buildings, land improvements and building service equipment Deficiency of revenue over expenses

(185,548) (805,663)

(199,502) (791,439)

$

284,983

(1,269,313)

Current assets Capital assets Other assets Total assets

$

8,964,253 21,818,710 30,782,963

7,748,568 22,350,688 1,203,205 31,302,461

Current liabilities Long-term liabilities Deferred capital contributions Deficiency in net assets Total liabilities, deferred contributions and net assets

$

$

12,644,388 8,848,605 18,480,088 (9,190,188) 30,782,893

12,238,377 10,596,183 17,943,002 (9,475,101) 31,302,461

Expenditures on capital assets Capital contributions received

$ $

1,844,556 1,848,517

3,486,601 2,408,955

Summary of financial position:

$

Full statements available upon request

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This is an excerpt from the Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation’s full audited financial statements prepared by KPMG. For a copy of the complete document, please contact the foundation office.

N BAY GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

ons and Changes in Fund Balances

GEORGIAN BAY GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

, 2016, with comparative information for 2015 Statement of Operations and Changes in Fund Balances

e

s

ver expenses

ning of year

Year ended March2016 31, 2016, with2015 comparative information for 2015 2016 2015

549,233 214,152 14,408

542,732 202,850 69,114

Revenue: Donations 777,793 Fundraising income Investment income

814,696

136,126 74,960 Expenses: 94,991 Wages and benefits 23,866 Consulting fees 14,946 Fundraising 4,590 Administration Professional fees349,479

130,018 70,939 52,256 24,866 12,235 4,464 294,778

428,314

2016

2015

109,175 329,390 500 250 3,707 5,515 14,294 $ 549,233 542,732 109,175 112,882 214,152 334,905202,850 500 14,544 14,408 69,114 3,707

2016

-

-

684,635 218,537 59,484

261,106 273,428 52,815 250 -587,349

14,294

334,905

500

14,544

519,918

777,793 814,696 112,882 136,126 130,018 74,960 70,939 94,991 52,256 23,866 24,866 - 14,946 - 12,235 - 4,590 4,464 112,882 349,479 334,905294,778 500 14,544 -

3,014 186,762 Excess of revenue over expenses

542,002 428,314 294,991519,918 294,169 112,882 293,919

35,000 334,905

Interfund transfers $ (241,074) Transfer to other charity

3,014

-

- -

(5,000) 542,002 294,991 (14,294) (55,840) (55,854)77,598 46,334 (68,105) (32,040) 520,774 294,169 30,000 -542,002 -294,669 (10,165) -

Fund balances, end of year otes to financial statements.

$

(241,074)

3,014

-

520,774

542,002

Total

Internally Restricted Fund

500 - -

(55,840) (55,854) 3,014 186,762 (68,105) (32,040) (10,165) (750,000) - (750,000)

2016

Endowment Fund

329,390 - 5,515

Investment fees

2015

Externally Restricted Fund2015 2015 2016 2015 2016 Internally Restricted Fund Specified Capital

Externally Restricted Fund Specified Donations

General Fund $

2015

Externally Restricted Fund 2015 2016 2016 Specified Donations Endowment Fund

General Fund

(750,000) (750,000) Bay General Hospital Fund balances, beginning of year 77,598 46,334 ity Transfers to Georgian Bay General Hospital

of year

2016

-

-

40,000 500

-

2015 2016

Total

2015

Externally Restricted Fund Specified Capital

- 962,656 -

920,014 1,557,007 487,580 421,387 70,930 148,407 261,106 684,635 2,126,801 - 1,478,524273,428 218,537 52,815 59,484

-

-

24,643 24,643

2015

Total

Total

920,014 487,580 70,930

1,557,007 421,387 148,407

587,349 962,656 136,126 130,018 74,960 70,939 94,991 76,899 23,866 24,866 14,946 12,235 24,643 4,590 4,464 349,479 - 319,421 -

1,478,524

2,126,801 130,018 70,939 76,899 24,866 12,235 4,464 319,421 1,807,380

-587,349

- 938,013

- 1,129,045

- 1,807,380 24,643

136,126 74,960 94,991 23,866 14,946 4,590 349,479

1,298,347 14,544

- 851,138

1,666,810 - 2,172,532587,349 938,013

1,129,045

(5,000) (459,849) (490,804) (1,270,689) (1,301,658) 294,169 293,919 35,000 40,000 1,298,347 851,138 (9,493) (10,165) (5,000) (5,000) (459,849) (490,804) (14,294) 35,000 1,416,354 294,669

2016

294,169

1,298,347 30,000

(9,493) - 2,020,723 - 2,172,532 35,000

1,416,354

-

1,298,347

2,172,532

1,666,810

(1,270,689) (10,165)

(1,301,658) -

2,020,723

2,172,532

See accompanying notes to financial statements.

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Board of Directors 2015-2016 Carey Moran – President David Turner – Vice President Lois Lipton – Treasurer Roger Goddard – Director Avery Bassett – Director Maureen Christie – Director Jill St. Amant – Director Dr. Richard Thomas – Director David Hobson – Director Dr. Max Woods – Director Jennifer Schnier – Director .

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