Media Release

January 17, 2017
For Immediate Release


Media Launch - Hats on For Healthcare

WINDSOR - Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation announced its annual ‘Hats On For Healthcare’ campaign with a fun ‘hat’ fashion show.

Date:               Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time:              11:00 a.m.
Location:        University of Windsor – Odette Community Centre
                        Wyandotte Ste. W. and California Avenue

‘Hats On For Healthcare’ is in its 8th year and has raised over $200,000  for programs and services at Windsor Regional Hospital.  This year’s campaign will raise funds for the Mental Health, Surgical and Medicine Programs.

Due to the overwhelming support from MBA students, the selection to host the media launch at the University of Windsor – Odette School of Business – Odette Community Centre was appropriate. 

A brief ‘best hat’ fashion show will take place with host judges; Elaine Chatwood, Coordinator of the Design Technician Program, St. Clair College; Dr. Martha Reavley, MBA Professor, Odette School of Business, Yvonne Pilon, WEtech Alliance and Richard Vennettilli, President, Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation.

Co-Chairs of the event, Harvey and Elaine Snaden state, “So many organizations, businesses and schools participate that assist with raising over $30,000 each year.   For a simple ‘toonie’ you have an opportunity to wear a hat on March 1 in support of the Hats On For Healthcare Day.” 

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For more information, contact:
Ron Foster, Executive Director, Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation
519-995-2482 (cell) / 

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