London Ontario, June 25, 2019 – Peter Mansbridge will be the special guest speaker
at the 2019 St. Joseph's Tribute Dinner. The longtime former host of CBC's The National
is one of Canada's most respected and recognizable figures. For more than five decades,
he guided Canadians through the political, economic and cultural events that shaped
the country. His keynote will highlight the very real contribution of Canada, and
its citizens, in building a better world, and the importance of healthcare to Canadians.
St. Joseph's Tribute Dinner is an annual fundraising event celebrating the spirit
of philanthropy and its impact on advancing patient care in our community. Proceeds
from the event will help support patient care, teaching and research at St. Joseph's.
When: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Where: London Convention Centre
Tickets can be purchased at a cost of $250 per person or a table of 10 for $2,500.
www.sjhcfoundation.org/tribute or call 519-646-6085 for more information.
St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation (www.sjhcfoundation.org)
St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation gathers, grows and grants philanthropic funds
to enable St. Joseph's Health Care London to pursue excellence in care, teaching
and research. Through donor support, the foundation contributes to advances in the
delivery of patient care, specialized equipment, research initiatives and capital
funds at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkwood Hospital, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term
Care, Regional Mental Health Care London and Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental
Health Care and Lawson Health Research Institute. As one of the largest charitable
organizations in Southwestern Ontario, St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation is an
accredited member of Imagine Canada's Ethical Trustmark Program, which recognizes
the foundation's commitment to ethical fundraising and donor accountability.
St. Joseph's Health Care London (https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/)
Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph's Health Care London is a leading academic
health care centre in Canada dedicated to helping people live to their fullest by
minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability through excellence in care,
teaching and research. Through partnership with Lawson Health Research Institute
and our collaborative engagement with other health care and academic partners, St.
Joseph's has become an international leader in the areas of: chronic disease management;
medical imaging; specialized mental health care; rehabilitation and specialized
geriatrics; and surgery. St. Joseph's operates through a wide range of hospital,
clinic and long-term and community-based settings, including: St. Joseph's Hospital;
Parkwood Institute; Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care; and the Southwest Centre
for Forensic Mental Health Care.