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July 17/2017

Dr. Thor Ellingsen opened his practice in the Don Bumstead Medical Centre.

May 24, 2016 at 5 PM

 North East Grey Health Clinics will be holding its Annual General Meeting at the Bumstead & Family Health Centre in Meaford on Tuesday May 24th from 5 to 6:30 PM.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, ALL ARE WELCOME.

Oct 1 - Dr. Issa Benissa opened his practice in October of 2014.

 
Sept 21 - Official Opening   
 Doctors 4 Meaford Raffle Winners  

 Sept 20 - Bob Milne Rag Time Concert

 

Early Bird Draw Winner  
June 15 Medical Centre Golf Day
 

Aug 21 Scotiabank BBQ

 
Scotiabank Matching Campaign  

April 6 Community Game Day      

 

April 7 Tai Chi for Medical Centre 

 

March 15 English Tea and Print Sale

 
 Ground Breaking  

Dr. Issa Benissa has opened his practice.

He had a full roster almost right away. We are seeking at least two additional family physicians to work with Dr Benissa. As soon as we obtain new doctors,we will announce it. Let us know if you are aware of any new doctors seeking a practice site.

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Official Opening

The Official Opening on September 21 at the Don Bumstead & Family Medical Centre was a great success. Over 400 people attended, toured the building, met the staff and watched the unveiling of a large rock and plaque marking the site of a fifty year time capsule and the ribbon cutting.

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Bob Milne in Concert On Sept 20, 2014

Almost 200 people attended this fund raiser for the medical centres and joined the rest of the world in agreeing that Bob Milne is the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world.   Declared a “National Treasure” by the US Library of Congress, Bob has been playing in concert halls worldwide since 1991. He delights audiences with his piano-playing pyrotechnics and his infectious enthusiasm for the music and the history behind the music.  Founder and director of the Frankenmuth Ragtime Festival in Michigan USA, Bob has appeared at many music festivals including The Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival.  BOB’S PERFORMANCES ARE “UNBELIEVABLE” and many of the auience left hoping that Bob will come back to Meaford in the future.

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August 21 Scotiabank BBQ

Over $785 was raised at the Scotiabank BBQ on August 21. All proceeds to the new medical centre. Sponsored by our local Scotiabank branch which matched $5,000 in pubic donations with a generous cheque to support the centre. Many thanks to the local branch manager and staff who put so much into the campaign.

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Doctors 4 Meaford Raffle Winners  

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks for your support of the medical centre.  

Early Bird Draw prize - Dinner and Wine for 2 at Michael Stadtlander's iconic Haisai Restaurant was won by Bonnie Holden.

Brenda Foster: Hearts and Flowers quilt by Isola Dougherty

Henry Reinders: $1,000 CAA gift certificate

Tom Juniper: $1,000 CAA gift certificate

Dave Haas: $1,000 CAA gift certificate

Mary Wilson: $1,000 CAA gift certificate

Diane Hanoski: River Run - original oil painting by Michael Adamson

Kate Belec: Blue Lagoon - original oil painting by Debra Lynn Carroll

Andy Anderson: Shoreline - original oil painting by Bente Dineen

Diane Hanoski: Windswept Pines - original oil painting by Nicole Katsuras

Linda Stephenson: Killarney Lighthouse - original oil painting by Cynthia Marsh

Frank Lenorcic: Lazy Day at Lora Bay - original oil painting by Kelly MacIntyre

Paul Korhonen: Blue Mountain from Georgian Beach - original oil painting by Bev Reed

Henry Reinders: two original pastel paintings by Eldora Taylor

Barb Clumpus: original pastel painting by Eldora Taylor

Joyce Knight: accomodation at the King Edward Hotel with Chef's Table dinner and wine pairings for two at Richmond Station restaurant

Jura Robinson: Pairings of Wine and Food at Georgian Hills Vineyards

Terry & Marg Melynchuk: Dining certificate at The Mill Cafe

Marshall Kochberg: Dining certificate at Ted's Range Road Diner

Kathy Lee: Dining certificate at The Bruce Wine Bar

Jane Leckenby:  One Hour Garden Consultation from Kool Country Gardener

Meredith O'Reilly: Necklace from Holy Crow Beads

Mary Ann McCreary: Wine decanter and glasses

Russ Bumstead: Travel Bag from CAA

 

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Early Bird Draw Winner

Bonnie Holden had her name drawn at the Doctors 4 Meaford Early Bird Draw on June 3. Congratulations to Bonnie and her guest as she enjoys a first class dining experience at Haisai, Michael Stadtlander's iconic restaurant in Singhampton.   

Medical Centre Golf Tournament Sunday, June 15

Special thanks to MARY & IVAN ALDERICE for organizing the tournament. More than 50 golfers played, had a great dinner and took  part in the silent auction. Great prizes. $4,000 raised for the new Don Bumstead & Family Medical Centre.

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Community Game Day

Took place on Sunday, April 6   1 to 4 pm At Meaford Golf Course

It was a great success with more than 90 players in a fun competition in Bridge, Euchre and Cribbage to benefit the  Don Bumstead and Family Medical Centre.

More than $1200 was raised in tthe event. Players have asked for more such events.    Thanks to Jan Chappelle and her committee of volunteers.

Tai Chi for the Medical Centre

 More than 100 people participated on April 7 in an afternoon session of information and interaction focused on the health benefits of the art of Taoist Tai Chi led By Dr. Bruce McFarlane at the Meaford Community Centre. More than $2600 was raised for the medical centre. Marie McKay is to be congratulated for organizing this great event.

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English Tea and Print Sale

Volunteers in black and white with fascinators served a fine high English Tea to a sold out crowd at Meaford Hall on March 15 with food and goodies donated by Bill's Valu Mart. As well, there was a successful silent auction of Canadian Wildlife art prints including several by our own Grey County artist George Maclean. Congratulations for another great fundraiser to Terry and Lee Watt.

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Ground is Broken

The pictures do not show a lot but the ground is broken in first week of April - on schedule! Stay tuned for progress.

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