Foundation News

Much anticipated Patient Bus Arrives

“The first official bus trip will be celebrated in the community with Mayor Cecil Clarke along for an outing with the Veteran’s from Harbourview”   On Friday, May 17, 2013 “This announcement couldn’t come soon enough”, says Chair of the Board Daniel McKeough. “The Foundation has worked diligently in partnership with many organizations along with our dedicated donors and volunteers to provide this bus for the patients. This is not just a bus—it is freedom—freedom for the patients to visit family members, travel to historic sites, shopping malls and restaurants” said McKeough. The project was completed in just under a

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Room dedicated in memory of Gail (Bonar) Finney and Kevin Carey

The organizers of the Gail (Bonar) Finney and Kevin Carey annual Dart Shoot for Palliative Care & Patient Comfort at Northside General Hospital were recognized on  March 30th.  During their annual fundraiser, Daniel McKeough, Chair of the Board for the Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation announced to the organizers and  participants that Room 414 on the fourth floor of Northside General Hospital will be  dedicated in memory of Gail (Bonar) Finney and Kevin Carey.  Pictured are Daniel McKeough and Joey Bonar one of the family organizers.  An official recognition  ceremony will take place later in the spring.

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Straight From The Heart Gala Fundraiser

Gala Fundraiser With Music By Kintyre – Saturday Feb 9th at John Nugent Center Four course meal followed by prize raffles Trip for two anywhere WestJet flies. Proceeds to support Renal Dialysis upgrades at Northside General Hospital. Hosted by The Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation Book a table of 10 guests- $500 or reserve tickets $100 per couple. For information contact: 794-8870

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Lights For Health 2012 Surpasses Fundraising Target

Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation Surpasses Fundraising Target and places order for New Patient Bus North Sydney, Nova Scotia- 1The Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation ended their 2012 Lights for Health Campaign with an astounding $54,000 raised with proceeds supporting the purchase of a new patient bus for continuing care residents and veterans of Northside General and Harbour View Hospitals. The expected arrival date of the custom bus is April 2013. “The generosity of the community and local businesses along with the promotion from our new partnership with Cape Breton Radio was the key to us surpassing the $40,000 goal set this year,” says

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Lights For Health Celebration December 7th, 2012

Northside General Hospital Foundation Annual Lights For Health Celebration The community is invited to our 2012 Celebration of Lights featuring fireworks display on Friday December 7th at 7pm, Northside General Hospital. Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and a visitor from the North Pole as we light up the front lawn of the hospital. Dedicate a light to your loved one and help us reach our goal of $92,000 for the new patient bus. A special garden lighting ceremony will be held on Wednesday December 12th at 6pm. Listen to 94.9 The Cape or Max FM 98.3 for more details.

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Northside / Harbourview Hospital Foundation

PO Box 399
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Canada B2A 3M4
Tel: (902) 794-5402 Fax: (902) 794-5425