Windsor Regional Hospital

Media Advisory Hats on for Healthcare Launch January 20 2016

January 19, 2016
For Immediate Release


Hats on for Healthcare Fundraiser Launches 2016 Campaign

Expanding its reach within the community, the Windsor/Essex Hospitals Foundation – Hats On For Healthcare fundraising event will host its launch this year at St. Clair College for the Applied Arts and Technology.

Date:               Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Time:              10:00 a.m.
Location:        Main Campus Lobby, St. Clair College
                        2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor

Hats On For Healthcare is a signature fundraising event this year supporting the Mental Health Program at the Ouellette Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital. 

The media event will comprise of guests and students in a ‘Best Hat’ contest, judged by some notables in our community to include:

Elaine Chatwood - Coordinator, Fashion Design, St. Clair College
Yvonne Pilon-  President/CEO, WEtech Alliance
Anne Waters - Anne’s On The Avenue
Amanda Reid - Windsor Star / Rose City Style Guide
Elaine Snaden – Board Secretary, Windsor/Essex Hospitals Foundation

Now in its 7th year, Hats On For Healthcare has raised over $150,000 with the help of many individuals, retailers, companies, service clubs, and schools, taking part in the fun event within their organizations.

Co-Chair of Hats On For Healthcare, Elaine Snaden stated, “It is so simple to participate by just providing a $2 (toonie) donation for the opportunity to wear a hat on the official Hats On For Healthcare Day, taking place on March 2, 2016.” 

Join us for “Hats On” For Healthcare Nights at the WFCU Centre

Windsor Spitfires, February 21st  at 2:00 pm

Windsor Express, March 3rd at 7:30 pm


For more information, contact:

Ron Foster, Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
519-995-2482 (cell) / 

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