Latest Winner of Soldiers’ 50/50 Raffle Takes Home $20,905 Prize

Donald Woods of Gravenhurst is the winner of Soldiers’ September 50/50 raffle, claiming a prize just shy of $21,000. Woods learned about the Soldiers’ 50/50 through an advertisement he received in the mail this summer. “I thought, why not give it a try,” he said. “I haven’t had the best of luck with other draws […]

Online Auction Raises $21,500 for Mental Health at Soldiers’

5th Annual Angie’s Auction Exceeds Expectations This year was the best yet for Angie’s Online Auction for Mental Health. The 5th annual event, run by Angie Green-Hill and her family, took place on Facebook from May 9th to the 15th and raised a total of $21,500 for the Mental Health program at Soldiers’. Over the […]

Local Athlete Wins Reid Family Scholarship

Kaya Maracle of Severn is the 2021 recipient of the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation’s $2,000 Reid Family Scholarship. Started in 2005 through the generosity of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Reid of Oro Station, the scholarship is intended for students in Orillia and area entering into a field of health study in a […]

Soldiers’ Unveils New Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner

New Life-Saving Scanner Will Use Less Radiation to Create Clearer Images of Patient Health Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital unveiled the new state-of-the-art Computed Tomography (CT) scanner now up and running in the Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Department. The scanner is the result of years of community fundraising and replaces its 16-year-old predecessor. The new machine uses […]

First-time Ticket Purchaser Wins the August Soldiers’ 50/50 $17,540 Prize

Shawna Rimkey of Severn has 17,540 reasons to celebrate, as the lucky winner of Soldiers’ 50/50 August draw. Shawna, a first-time Soldiers’ 50/50 player, , came across an advertisement online for Soldiers’ 50/50 and wanted to give back. “I don’t typically buy lottery tickets,” she explained. “I said to my husband that I really want […]

20th Annual Soldiers’ Hospital Gala to Feature Big Announcement

An extra special announcement will take centre stage at the 20th Annual Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala. Following the record-breaking success of last year’s virtual event, this year’s gala will once again be held online in support of Soldiers’. “With vaccination efforts in full swing, the world is opening up slowly,” shared Mark Riczu, Executive Director, OMSH […]

Virtual Speaker Series Returns with Fireside Forum: What’s Next?

On Tuesday, July 27, at 5:00 pm, the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting a virtual speaker series titled: “Fireside Forum: What’s Next?” This interactive discussion will be led by Carmine Stumpo, Soldiers’ Hospital President and CEO. Conversations will focus around next steps for the Hospital and community in a post-pandemic world. Panelists […]

Fight Like Mason Foundation is Taking the Fear out of Paediatric IV Treatment

Themed intravenous poles will help young Soldiers’ patients live out their superhero dreams The Fight Like Mason Foundation (FLMF) is donating nine “Mason Power Poles” — IV poles disguised with superhero, emoji and bright-coloured branding — to make treatment less scary and more empowering for young patients at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. The poles were donated […]

Soldiers’ Surgical and Rehab Clerk Wins Hospital’s $33,570 50/50 Raffle Prize

Long-time Employee Happened to Purchase Winning Ticket! Anita Perrault of Waubaushene has 33,570 reasons to celebrate this weekend after winning the June 25th Soldiers’ 50/50 Raffle Grand Prize! A long-time Clerk on the Surgical and Rehab Floor of Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Anita has spent her career at Soldiers’ and plans to retire in August. […]

Soldiers’ Hospital Not-So-Classic Golf Tournament Online Silent Auction Now Open

The online auction for the 24th Annual Soldiers’ Hospital Not-So-Classic Golf Tournament, presented by Tatham Engineering and Bill McKenzie & Family is now open. Sponsored by Laclie Pharmacy, the auction features a number of great items to bid on, including local experiences, NHL fan gear, patio enhancements — like a Broil King barbeque — golf […]