Fall 2014Foundation

Community action: Fall 2014 events

Throughout the year, the JGH Foundation hosts or benefits from a wide variety of events that call upon all of us to support initiatives that empower the Jewish General Hospital. This enables the JGH to save lives, improve patients’ quality of life and provide the most vulnerable members of society with the care they need.

Ponytail Drive

May 25 – Moksha Yoga N.D.G.
Raised $1,000 in support of the mind-body-spirit programs at the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre – Lou’s House
Special thanks to event organizer Jade Pollack


22nd Annual Silver Star Mercedes-Benz JGH Golf Classic, honouring CGI

June 2 – Elm Ridge Golf & Country Club
Co-Chairs: Lorne Gorber and George Sakkas
Raised over $1 million for the integration of a new Perioperative Information Management System upgrade in the operating rooms


Reitman’s Ritz Event for Alzheimer Research

June 8 – The Residence at the Ritz Carlton
Chair: Dorothy Reitman
Organized by Beverlee Ashmele, Marilyn Blumer, Bernice Brownstein, Roni Kolber, Julia Reitman, Sarah Rubin, Penny Rudnikoff and Emmelle Segal
Raised $15,000 net for basic and clinical research into Alzheimer’s disease


3rd Annual Antony Proteau Ball Hockey Tournament

June 14 – Bill Durnan Arena
Raised $24,500 in support of CancerFightClub, Hope & Cope’s young adult programming
Special thanks to Keif Orsini, Tim Schiavi, Richard Ribaya, James Lavinskas, Matthew Chausse and Daniel Laplante
Please visit ap12fund.com for more information


6th Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

July 5-6
Co-Chairs: Gerald Issenman, Eric Ouaknine and Sam Scalia
Raised $5.3 million for cancer research, prevention, treatment and care at the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH, the Centre hospitalier régional de Trois-Rivières (CHRTR) and the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHUQ)
Special thanks to our National Title Sponsor, Enbridge
Please visit jgh.ca/SegalCancerCentre or conquercancer.ca for more information


Vanier College Supercamp Car Wash

August 6 – Vanier College
Raised $1,200 in support of CancerFightClub, Hope & Cope’s young adult programming
Special thanks to Greg Wise and the counselors, leaders-in-training and staff of Vanier College Supercamp


10th Annual Pharmaprix Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

August 23-24
Honourary Chair: Sheila Kussner, O.C., O.Q.
Co-Chairs: Anne Mezei and Fiona Murray
Raised $ 3 million for breast and gynecologic cancer research, prevention and care at the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH
Special thanks to our National Title Sponsor, Pharmaprix
Please visit jgh.ca/SegalCancerCentre or endcancer.ca for more information


10th Annual Lila Sigal Hockey Marathon

September 6 – Samuel Moscovitch Arena
Co-Chairs: Farrel Miller and David Sigal
Benefiting the JGH Cancer Nutrition and Rehabilitation Program
Amount raised unavailable at press time
Please visit jgh.ca/en/cancernutritionrehabilitationprogram or marathonhockey.com for more information


Electric City in memory of Tamar Ostrega Perlman (TOP)

September 6 – 5650 Royalmount
Benefiting the En Famille Program at Hope & Cope
Amount raised unavailable at press time
Please visit hopeandcopoe.ca for more information


Dorval, Sources, St. Henri Auto Parts Walk-a-thon

September 7 – St. Maxime Park, Chomedey, Laval
Benefiting Hope & Cope’s Cancer Exercise Program (ActivOnco)
Amount raised unavailable at press time
Special thanks to organizers Alex and Nick Trichas and the Dimopolous Family – Chris, Nick and André

2nd Annual Auto Moda Cocktail and Fashion Show

September 17 – Centre de commerce mondial de Montréal, La Ruelle des fortifications
Co-Chairs: Angelo Rizzolo and Julia Taddeo
Benefiting the Vivo Fund for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Special thanks to Centre de commerce mondial de Montréal and Europa Group
Contact: Mary Etzitian, 514-340-8222, ext. 3986
More information: vivofund.com


10th Anniversary Gloria’s Girls – A Night at the Theatre

October 19 – Rialto Theatre
Co-Chairs: Maxine Shapiro Rosenblatt and Susan Bercovitch
Benefiting the Gloria Shapiro Endowment Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research
Contact: Mary Etzitian, 514-340-8222, ext. 3986


80th Anniversary Tree of Life Special Celebration

November 17 – Pavilion K Atrium at the JGH
Co-Chairs: Alice Raby, Heleena Wiltzer and Eddy Wiltzer
Benefiting the construction of passerelles between Pavilion K and the main JGH building
Contact: Annette Goldman, 514-340-8222, ext. 4602

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