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Best Western 80’s Bash raises much needed funds for OSMH

  The Orillia Best Western Mariposa Inn and Conference Centre’s second annual New Year’s Eve event “80’s Bash” raised $4,494 in benefit of Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH). A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales, sponsorship and the event’s 50/50 draw contributed to the donation. “The Best Western is truly exemplary when it comes […]

Bucky’s Best Ball

Tourney held in memory of Jerry ‘Bucky’ Udell supports Orillia hospital

Brenda Udell and her family recently presented a cheque for $3,000 to the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation. The funds were raised at the 21st annual Bucky’s Best Ball Golf Tournament, held in memory of Jerry ‘Bucky’ Udell, and will go toward the purchase of a vital signs monitor for the hospital’s paediatric/neonatal intensive care unit.


Shoppers Drug Mart puts women’s health first

Shoppers Drug Mart stores in Orillia are putting women’s health first through their annual Growing Women’s Health Campaign. They have donated $7,611 in support of women’s health at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH).

Shaw Family

Orillia couple donates $25,000 to hospital

An Orillia couple is helping ensure their local hospital can continue delivering excellent patient care. Bill and Donna Shaw have made a $25,000 gift toward equipment and technology at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH).


Orillia’s Mundell family is supporting patient care

Orillia’s Mundell family is supporting patient care at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital with a $30,000 pledge for equipment and technology. “So many of our family, friends and clients use the services of OSMH,” said John Mundell, vice-president, Mundell Funeral Home. “Giving back to an organization that touches so many in our community just made sense.”


Tim Hortons spreading more smiles at OSMH

Tim Hortons restaurants in Orillia have presented Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) Foundation with a cheque for over $31,800 to benefit sick children and babies. The money was raised during their annual week-long Smile Cookie Campaign in September.

Swinimer Family

Swinimer family announces $50,000 towards OSMH

Orillians and noted philanthropists Bill and Sue Swinimer today announced a family donation of $50,000 towards equipment and technology at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. “Orillia has a well-earned reputation for generosity and the Swinimers are an outstanding example of this in our community,” said Nicole Kraftscik, Development Officer, Major Gifts, OSMH Foundation. “Their support will […]

Casino Rama

Casino Rama Resort supports surgical services at OSMH

Casino Rama Resort has donated $15,000 towards the OSMH Foundation’s 20th Annual Hawk Ridge Hospital Classic. The funds will support surgical services at the hospital. “As members of the community, we understand the importance of having access to quality health care close to home”, said John Drake, President and CEO, Casino Rama Resort. “We are […]


OPC fulfills $1.25-milllion pledge to OSMH

Orillia Power Corporation (OPC) has fulfilled a $1.25-million pledge to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH). The funds were designated towards improving the health and safety of patients at the hospital. “The Orillia Power Corporation is a longstanding supporter of the hospital, and we are extremely grateful for their commitment to improving patient care,” said Nicole […]

The Digital Mammography Suite at OSMH

OSMH gets new breast cancer screening technology

Patients needing breast cancer screening and diagnosis now have access to a digital mammography suite at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Unlike film based mammography, the new digital equipment allows images to be viewed at different angles, adjusted for contrast and magnified to make it easier to see subtle differences between tissue. Heather Crate, part owner […]