MAJOR PROJECTS – Better adapted spaces, increased comfort, and greater accessibility are among the numerous benefits which patients and their loved ones will be able to enjoy in the fully renovated rooms of three care areas at BMP Hospital.
The Masonic Stanbridge East Lodge Chapter 19, represented by Masons Fred Gilman & Ronald Wescott, proudly presented a cheque to the BMP Foundation for an amount of $1,800, of which $600 comes from the Quebec Masonic Foundation. Since 1995, the BMP Foundation has received over $14,000 from the organisation. We warmly thank the Masons for their generosity.
The Departments of Internal Medicine and Medical Imaging at the BMP Hospital benefited from an important donation of equipment by Dr. Guy Roberge. The two cardiac ultrasound scanners and their related furniture will reduce the waiting time for theses exams. Drs. Daniel Amzallag, Markus Goettke, and Jennifer Nguyen, their team, and the Foundation would like to thank Dr. Roberge for his generosity.
Thanks to the amount raised by the 14th Women Cancers Walk, fundraising activity organized annually by the Yamaska Valley Optimist Club, the BMP Hospital Gyneco-Oncology Department received a new colposcope.
The BMP Foundation received a $750 donation from the Brome Lake Freemason Lodge # 35. This amount was raised through personal donations from members to support the efforts of the Community Wellness Foundation.
From left to right: P.D.D.G.M. Brian Allen, V.W. Clayton Brunton, W. Ed Lowry, Lola Landes, V.W. Engene Jones, V.W. Brian Mitchell, P.M. Jean-Claude Marchand, and P.D.D.G.M. Rusell Lawrence.
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.
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.
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.
The Royal Canadian Legion Brome Branch 23 donated $5,000.00 to the Foundation.
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.
Students from 13 local schools trick or treated in benefit of the BMP Foundation, raising $6,175. Thanks to the 2,814 students who participated!
Through their annual social activities and the Gift Boutique, BMP Hospital Auxiliary raised a significant amount of $24,000. The funds will be used to purchase 8 new beds for the BMP Hospital.
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.
The Knowlton Lions Club members proudly presented a cheque in the amount of $5,000 to the BMP Hospital Foundation. 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.
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 13th Women’s Cancers Walk (2014).
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.
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.
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.
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.