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UPCOMING MAJOR PROJECTS – The BMP Foundation is launching a fundraising campaign to help finance four major projects, aimed at modernizing facilities, upgrading equipment, but mostly, improving patients’ well-being and comfort.

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It’s with great sadness that the BMP Foundation learned the passing of Benoit Desgens: friend, donor and supporter of our mission.

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During the month of December, the Recreational Activities Worker at the BMP Hospital organizes a Christmas Party for the long-term residents and their relatives.

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Students from 13 local schools trick or treated in benefit of the BMP Foundation, raising  6,175.00. Thanks to the 2,814 students who participated!

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The Royal Canadian Legion Brome Branch 23 donated $5,000.00 to the Foundation.

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The Art and Healing Project aims at installing art works on specific walls of the BMP Hospital in order to embellish and brighten up the hospital environment. Thanks to the seven participating schools.

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Martin Proulx and Nicolas Robillard, co-owners of the West Shefford Brewing Company, Edgar Hyperlodge restaurant-bar, and Pub Shefford, gave two checks to the Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital Foundation, a total amount of $5,988.

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The first edition of the BMP Oktoberfest was held on October 8, 2016 at Bromont, montagne d’expériences’ Chalet du Lac. The new fundraising gathered 512 people and raised $31,000.

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The BMP Foundation warmly thanks the Yamaska Valley Optimist Club, all the sponsors, volunteers, and walkers who attended the Annual Women’s Cancers Walk on October 2nd in Knowlton.

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The BMP Foundation joins Mrs. and Mr. Rachel and Gerard Taillon – Tournament Co-Chairs – to warmly thank all participants and sponsors who took part in the 27th Knowlton Golf Club Charity Tournament on August 29, 2016. The total amount raised was $55 470.00.

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The first edition of the Grand Summer Ball of the Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital Foundation was held on July 8, 2016 at the Campanile Farm in Dunham. This new fundraising event raised the amount of $48,000.

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On June 22, 2016, nearly 200 golfers, 30 cyclists, and 280 guests for the dinner-show attended the 29th La Classique BMP. Thanks to the generosity of our partners, sponsors, merchants, donors, and all the participants: $80 000 was raised this year! A warm thanks to all of you!

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On May 15, 2016, over 280 people gathered to mark the 28th BMP Annual Brunch. The event raised $13,000. These funds will support an important Recruiting and Training Program for graduating nursing students.

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Mrs. Diane Daigle, former Director of La Pommeraie and retired nurse, has always taken good care of her hospital. The marriage of this great woman with Mr. Krueger was held on February 14th, 2016. The thoughtful couple asked their guests to make a donation in the honour of their union to the BMP Foundation. More than $ 2,500 were raised.

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It’s with great sadness that the BMP Foundation says goodbye to Mr. George James Bristol, a dedicated friend and supporter. We extend our hearth felt sympathies to his family and friends.

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A warm thank to all members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 99 for their generous donation of $3,000 to provide the Care Unit with new alternative equipment to prevent accidental falling.

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The Soirée Champêtre, a very elegant, entertaining and charitable evening held for the BMP Foundation.

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On behalf of the Board of the BMP Foundation, we would like to sincerely thank all the your participation of the 14th Annual Yamaska Valley Optimist Club Women’s Cancers Walk. This event raised  $61,000.
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On September 13th, 2015 over 250 enthusiasts biked for their health at the 14th edition of the BMP Bike-A-Thon, raising over $75,300 towards the purchase of a new Video Incubation System.

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Mr. Normand Dunlevey a resident of Bromont, is the happy winner of the 2015 BMP Foundation Car Raffle.

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Including profits of over $7,800 coming from the silent auction and event revenues of over $ 37,000 the total amount given back to the BMP Hospital Foundation from the 26th edition Knowlton Golf Club Tournament totals a grand amount of $45,000.

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Service ambulancier Farnham Inc. made a commitment to the Foundation for a sum of a little more than $230, 000. From this amount, $30, 000 were invested for some much needed improvements to the hospital’s Emergency waiting room.

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To the wonderful group of Yamaska Valley Optimist Club Ladies that worked so hard to put on a fabulous and fantastic “Barn Dance”: THANK YOU!

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The Knowlton Lions Club members proudly presented a cheque in the amount of $5, 000 to the BMP Hospital Foundation on July 21, 2015. These funds have been specifically dedicated towards the purchase of operational equipement to be used in the Ophtalmology department . Thanks to all members of the Lions Club.

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Masons Fred Gilman, Ronald Stewart & Ronald Wescott of the Stanbridge East Lodge Chapter 19, proudly presented a cheque to the BMP Foundation for an amount of $1,200 of which $600 comes from the Quebec Masonic Foundation.

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The BMP Hospital Breast Clinic is now endowed with a new sonograph (ultrasound), as a result of the support of both the Yamaska Valley Optimist Club and the BMP Foundation. Since 2012 a private area has been solely dedicated to breast examinations. The only piece of equipment missing was the ultrasound, which was recently acquired thanks to the funds provided by the Annual Women’s Cancers Walk. This new equipment will significantly improve the care given to patients enabling all exams to be performed in one place, thus improving a smoother flow, more intimacy, and reducing the waiting delays. Thank you to all donors who supported that cause!

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Ms. Geraldine Heath, best friend and liquidator of the Estate of Norma Annie Lahue, presented a cheque in the amount of $185,402.34 to the BMP Foundation. The funds from this generous donation have been dedicated towards the new Oncology Clinic at the BMP Hospital.

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To all of you, who contributed directly or indirectly to the success of the La Classique BMP 2015, we would like to extend a wholehearted thank you. Thanks to your participation, after a final count $104,100 was raised in this year’s tournament.

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Mobile digital C-Arm imaging scanner (fluoroscopy) value of $175,000  has been offered generously by the Lara Drummond Foundation and is represented by Mr. Terrence Drummond.

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The BMP Hospitals’ patients were fortunate to have a free musical concert thanks to the initiative of Dr. Iny with the collaboration of the BMP Foundation. Dr. Iny, Ellen Gibling, Erin Dempsey, and M. Stephen Jones  offered a wonderful concert to the patients in the Medicine and Geriatric wards.

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The Foundation BMP hosted it’s annual Sunday Brunch and with your support raised over $11,000. Thank you all again for supporting the Foundation BMP. A special thanks to the Lions Club and the Auberge & Spa West Brome.

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Another successful La Classique BMP Golf Tournament in June 2015 will enable the BMP Hospital to introduce an automated delivery system for patient medications in the coming months. The BMP Foundation will provide approximately $85,000 to enable the Hospital to implement the first step of this project, financed jointly by the Foundation and the CIUSSS-ESTRIE  La Pommeraie.

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BMP Hospital users can now benefit from a modern new Pain Control Clinic recently established within the BMP Hospital. With the help of a $190,000 contribution from the BMP Foundation, the Hospital has established a dedicated new facility specifically for this purpose, adding significant new equipment and technology for practitioners in this area.

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Thanks to the joint efforts of the Yamaska Valley Optimist Club and the BMP Foundation, the BMP Hospital has recently acquired a new 3-D gynecological surgical laser unit, leading-edge equipment for the treatment of cervical cancer and pre-cancerous lesions.

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