Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation reports investments of over $457K in 2016-17

The Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation says it has invested $457,471 over the course of the year in strengthening local health care services.

At its 27th annual general meeting this week, board chair Jean-Guy Robichaud said equipment purchased thanks to the foundation's major fundraising campaign is already benefiting patients and health professionals alike.

The campaign aims to raise $5 million to supplement a multimillion dollar expansion and renovation project at the Chaleur Regional Hospital which is expected to be completed sometime in 2021.

Elections to the foundation's board of directors were also held.

Board members for the upcoming year include Daryll Stothart(Vice-Chair), Jennifer Henry(Treasurer), Annie Cyr(Secretary), Stéphane Legacy(ex officio member), Dianne Hachey, Philippe Ferguson, Normand Mourant, Yoland Chiasson, Jennifer Cleversey-Moffitt, Julie Pinette, Alice Hébert, Dr. John Leblanc and Elizabeth Arseneau.