For Immediate Release
April 13, 2016
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare recognizes the dedication of its valued volunteers

To thank its volunteers for their precious time, energy and passion, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH) will hold its Annual Volunteer Appreciated Luncheon this Thursday at the Ambassador Golf Club. 

The formal award portion of the afternoon event, will begin at 1:00 pm and will include a cheque presentation to HDGH from the Volunteer Association and recognize hours of service of its volunteers

New to 2016, a special award will be presented in recognition of the late Ronald J. Truant, HDGH Board Member and dedicated volunteer to many organizations in Windsor-Essex. 

Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare's 638 volunteers range from the ages of 15 to 93 and even includes a four-legged friend - Prince the dog. 

Volunteers are Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare give their time generously to programs such as the Coffee Bar, Gift Shop and welcoming service. 

Event Highlights:
  • Inaugural presentation of the Ronald J. Truant Award
  • Cheque presentation to Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healtcare from The Volunteer Association
  • Hours of service recognition
  • Bill Marra, Vice President External Affairs, Innovation & Philanthropy and Paulette Jagatic, Manager of Volunteer Services to emcee the event
  • Shari Cunningham, Board Chair Hôtel-Dieu Grace HealthcareBoard 
  • Members of Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare's Executive Leadership Team
  • The Family of the late Ronald J. Truant
  • Carol Derbyshire, Executive Director of the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County
Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ambassador Gold Club, 1025 Sprucewood Ave., Windsor, ON   N9J 3Z1


Media Contact:
Bill Marra, Vice President External Affairs, Innovation & Philanthropy -  (519) 919-0033
About Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare

Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare is a premium healthcare centre offering Rehabilitation Services; Specialized Mental Health & Addictions; Complex Medical and Palliative Care; and Children and Youth Mental Health Services. HDGH has a unique blended model of specialized inpatient beds; outpatient residential beds; as well as outpatient and community services.