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MacBean Tessem Donation Kicks off Maternity Campaign

05/10/2017 - MacBean Tessem Donation Kicks off Maternity Campaign

The Partners of MacBean Tessem law firm, have generously donated to the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation, the sum of $

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Living Sky Casino Fountain Proceeds to Foundation!

11/24/2016 - Living Sky Casino Fountain Proceeds to Foundation!

The Living Sky Casino fountain/water feature at their main entrance, designed by Senior Operations Manager Damone Caron, is not only a great addition to the front of the casino, but it may just

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Innovation Credit Union matches their Challenge!

11/10/2016 - Innovation Credit Union matches their Challenge!

Innovation Credit Union stepped forward not only as a donor, but as a community leader in the 'A Welcome Home' campaign for The Meadows. Innovation Credit Union challenged all financial institutions, insurance advisors

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Sandra Schmirler Foundation helps Maternity at CRH!

10/20/2016 - Sandra Schmirler Foundation helps Maternity at CRH!

A new piece of equipment has been added to the Women's and Children's ward of the Cypress Regional Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the Sandra Schmirler Foundation. The Panda Infant Warmer is

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Radiothon 2016 in the books!

10/05/2016 - Radiothon 2016 in the books!

Once again the people in south west Saskatchewan have stepped forward and generously supported the Dr. Noble Irwin Foundation's goal of assisting the Cypress Health Region in purchasing new

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Fun Muddy Mayhem lives up to its name!

10/05/2016 - Fun Muddy Mayhem lives up to its name!

The First Fun Muddy Mayhem was a terrific success with a total of 14 teams on our obstacle course, jumping bales, crawling through culverts and... getting

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2016 Radiothon Fast Approaching

09/14/2016 - 2016 Radiothon Fast Approaching

Every year as fall approaches we get ready for our annual Radiothon, This year is no exception. We are preparing to broadcast Sept 28 and 29 from the atrium at the Cypress Regional Hospital. This year

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Fun Muddy Mayhem

09/14/2016 - Fun Muddy Mayhem

The Fun Muddy Mayhem is a fun team obstacle course challenge hosted by the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation and the Cypress Health Region, September 29th from 4 - 7 pm
Teams of 5 are invited to take on the

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New Donor Wall up at the Meadows

08/24/2016 - New Donor Wall up at the Meadows

Recognizing the generosity of our donors is a big part of every campaign at the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation. It is important not only for us to stop and recognize the gifts that these people

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Blanchard Estate Boosts Long-term Care

02/03/2016 - Blanchard Estate Boosts Long-term Care

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation is happy to announce that the estate of Roy Blanchard has once again come to the aid of

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An Inside Look at Swift Current's New Long-Term Care!

11/19/2015 - An Inside Look at Swift Current's New Long-Term Care!

On Tuesday the Foundation was invited to go on a tour through the new Swift Current Long-term Care homes, It is going to be unbelievable! Take a look!

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Foundation helps Fox Valley

11/02/2015 - Foundation helps Fox Valley

Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Executive Director Clay Thompson recently presented a cheque to Trevor Rya of the Fox Valley First Responders. The donation

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Living Sky Casino Fountain Good Luck for Foundation!

11/02/2015 - Living Sky Casino Fountain Good Luck for Foundation!

Last year the Living Sky Casino placed a fountain/water feature at their main entrance, designed by acting General Manager Damone Caron. Not unexpectedly, the casino patrons often

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The Plewis Family helps long-term care

10/14/2015 - The Plewis Family helps long-term care

The 'A Welcome Home' Campaign got a great boost today from the family of Jim and Pam Plewis and Standard Motors! The Plewis family has been talking with the Foundation about

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$1Million to A Welcome Home

10/08/2015 - $1Million to A Welcome Home

The estate of Bert Miller made a huge impact on the A Welcome Home campaign, and got things rolling in a big way with a $1,000,000 donation last Friday October 2nd. The donation,

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Radiothon Gathers $93,945

10/08/2015 - Radiothon Gathers $93,945

The 2015 Radiothon was another amazing 28 hours of broadcasting on 570 CKSW! There was a lot of great entertainment, a great group of volunteers, and when it was all over,

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Foundation nominated for SCBEX

09/09/2015 - Foundation nominated for SCBEX

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation is honoured to be nominated for the 'Not For Profit' Class in the Swift Current Business Excellence Awards. The annual event,

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Community Lottery Winner gives back!

08/10/2015 - Community Lottery Winner gives back!

The August 7th $500 winner in the Keeping Healthcare Strong Community Lottery was Mike Redmond! When Mike came to pick up his cheque, he signed the

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9th Annual Charity Golf Classic

06/09/2015 - 9th Annual Charity Golf Classic

A full course, and a completely sold out event combined with ideal weather made for an outstanding day! The 9th Annual Charity Golf Classic was a great success!

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Antique Auction a Success!

04/23/2015 - Antique Auction a Success!

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation is pleased to report a successful day at our Antique Auction. We had a good sized crowd in attendance and over 400 lots up for

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Annual General Meeting

04/23/2015 - Annual General Meeting

Today, April 23rd, is our Annual General Meeting! We are pleased to welcome any and all Foundation members to our AGM. We will review 2014, and look forward to what we see in 2015 and beyond

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Antique Auction this weekend!

04/15/2015 - Antique Auction this weekend!

This Sunday the Dr, Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation will be hosting an Antique and Collectible Auction. The sale will be held in the former Liquidation World location of the Wheatland Mall.

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Medical First for Cypress Health Region!

03/14/2015 - Medical First for Cypress Health Region!

It was a big week for the Cypress Regional Hospital.  For the first time, they were able to provide laser stone surgery.  Swift Current is now only the third city in the province to be able

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Winner, and Supporter!

02/10/2015 - Winner, and Supporter!

Our first Keeping Healthcare Strong community lottery winner in February was Wayne Heffley!  Wayne won $500, but what he did next was outstanding!  Wayne took his $500 winnings, and

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First $500 Winner!

01/07/2015 - First $500 Winner!

We have our first winner in the Keeping Healthcare Strong Community Lottery!  Russ & Dana Dyck's ticket was the first drawn!  They have won $500 cash

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Festival of Trees!

12/01/2014 - Festival of Trees!

Friday November 28th, the City of Swift Current Centennial Committee hosted a kick off to the Christmas Season called 'Light up the Future'.  It was a combination of the downtown tree lighting, a vis

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Fountain Donation from Living Sky Casino

11/25/2014 - Fountain Donation from Living Sky Casino

In August of this year, the Living Sky Casino unveiled their beautiful new fountain/water feature, at the front entrance of their building!  The fountain is also a 'wishing well' that casino patrons have been

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Festival of Trees Returns!

11/06/2014 - Festival of Trees Returns!

The Swift Current Centennial committee is closing out the city's centennial year with Light Up the Future, an evening of Christmas spirit, music, and lights!  This kickoff to the

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Radiothon 2014 a Big Success!

09/27/2014 - Radiothon 2014 a Big Success!

The 6th annual Radiothon was a big success!  CKSW 570 and the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation once again

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Shaunavon Campaign Wraps Up

09/17/2014 - Shaunavon Campaign Wraps Up

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation began a campaign in February of this year, working with the Shaunavon Hospital Lab to make some very necessary

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Fuel up with the Foundation!

09/15/2014 - Fuel up with the Foundation!

One of the many fundraising initiatives for Radiothon this year is going on at your Swift Current Pioneer Co-op gas stations!  We are pleased to

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Pancake Breakfast feeds a Need

09/15/2014 - Pancake Breakfast feeds a Need

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation hosted a pancake breakfast at Marketsquare Saturday Sept 13th.  Approximately 140

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Living Sky Casino Supports Foundation

08/28/2014 - Living Sky Casino Supports Foundation

The Living Sky Casino has unveiled a beautiful new water feature at their front door, and announced a new regular donation to the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation.

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Ponteix Centennial 50/50

08/06/2014 - Ponteix Centennial 50/50

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the Centennial in Ponteix Aug 1 - 3!  A huge thank you as well to all who organized, worked, and made it a fantastic weekend.  We had

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Welcome Dr. Garcia!

08/01/2014 - Welcome Dr. Garcia!

The Foundation was lucky enough to meet the newest addition to the medical team at Cypress Regional Hospital.  Dr. Francisco Garcia is a urologist, and will be seeing patients

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New Campaign in Ponteix

07/31/2014 - New Campaign in Ponteix

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation has partnered with the Ponteix and Area Primary Health Care Committee for a fundraising campaign for the Ponteix Health Centre

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Maple Creek 50/50 Winner!

07/22/2014 - Maple Creek 50/50 Winner!

Friday July 18th was the end of ticket sales, and the prize draw in the Southwest Healthcare Trust 50/50 spring lottery!  Congratulations to the big winner,

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CHR Employee Lottery Supports Leader

06/25/2014 - CHR Employee Lottery Supports Leader

Throughout the year, we are able to purchase much needed equipment for the medical facilities in the Cypress Health Region with proceeds from the CHR Employee Lottery.  This time the purchase is for the

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8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

06/07/2014 - 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Our 8th Annual Charity Golf Classic was another fantastic event!  We had 144 golfers, sold out sponsorship and the weather....

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Shaunavon CU and Co-op Support Hospital Lab Project

05/27/2014 - Shaunavon CU and Co-op Support Hospital Lab Project

The project has been ongoing since the end of February, but Monday May 26th, the Shaunavon Credit Union and the Shaunavon Co-op added their support in a push to reach the goal!  The

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CHR Employee Lottery Making a Difference

05/23/2014 - CHR Employee Lottery Making a Difference

CHR Employee Lottery proceeds making a difference!    This new dishwasher was recently installed in the Cypress Regional Hospital with proceeds from the lottery.  It is amazing!  It has

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Our Annual Report

05/06/2014 - Our Annual Report

A nice recap on the year!  A look at the financial details of 2013.  Plus some terrific stories of healthcare, how the equipment purchased has helped, and recognizing some fantastic

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Continuing Care Assistant Grads

04/29/2014 - Continuing Care Assistant Grads

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation is proud to offer Scholarships for training in medical fields, (see our scholarship page under Changing Lives) and we are very

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Maple Creek's New Facility

04/28/2014 - Maple Creek's New Facility

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation was invited to be part of a group touring the new Integrated Healthcare Facility.  This facility will house the new hospital acute care

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04/16/2014 - Foundation celebrated 15 years at AGM

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc. recently held our AGM. Along with the business of the past year, the Foundation celebrated 15 years in service to healthcare, and recognized our founding board members. Watch the clip to see the SWTV News story on the Foundation.

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CIBC donates to Maple Creek Facility

04/04/2014 - CIBC donates to Maple Creek Facility

Fundraising for the new Integrated Healthcare Facility in Maple Creek just got another boost!  The CIBC branch in Maple Creek has generously donated $15,000 to the Southwest Healthcare Trust.

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04/02/2014 - Annual General Meeting

It is always important to have good attendance at the Annual General Meeting of any organization. This year, the AGM of the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc. has special meaning.

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Keeping Healthcare Strong in Shaunavon

03/28/2014 - Keeping Healthcare Strong in Shaunavon

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation has initiated a fundraising campaign for Shaunavon Hospital Laboratory.  A letter has been mailed out to residents in Shaunavon and the surrounding communities.  New equipment is necessary, your help is vital.  Please consider contributing to this campaign today.

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03/21/2014 - CHR Employee Lottery Purchases

The CHR Employee Lottery is a great way for employees of the health region to possibly win some cash!  It's also a great way to raise money to purchase

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03/14/2014 - SHPCA Donates for Palliative Units

Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association donates $34,965.34 to palliative care units!  The funds which are a portion of the proceeds from the inaugural Sunset Gala last September and the Sunset car raffle, will be held in trust by the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation.  The Foundation plans to use this money to purchase necessary medical equipment for the palliative care units which will form part of the new long term care facility presently being planned.

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03/07/2014 - New beds purchased for Cypress Regional Hospital

Seven new beds have just arrived for Cypress Regional Hospital.  These seven acute care beds were purchased through the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation using your donations!

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02/28/2014 - New Sign at the Foundation Office

A brand new sign arrived today for the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc. offices.  The previous sign was damaged late last summer.  After some careful consideration in deciding and construction and shipping time, it is finally here.

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02/21/2014 - Cypress Health Region Lottery $5000 Winner

The Cypress Health Region Employee Lottery 2013 wrapped up December 20th with the $5000 bonus draw.  Our winner was laboratory X-ray technician Trina Humphrey of Eastend.  Congratulations!  Thanks as well to all who have participated this year!

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02/14/2014 - Cypress Credit Union donates to Maple Creek Integrated Facility

The Cypress Credit Union has matched dollar for dollar with 183 donors from Maple Creek and area to raise a total of $100,000 towards a new integrated healthcare facility currently under construction in Maple Creek.  The funds raised will be put to use equipping the laboratory in the new facility, which will be named for the Cypress Credit Union.

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02/07/2014 - Southwest Healthcare Trust Christmas 50 - 50 Lottery

The 1st Annual Southwest Healthcare Trust Christmas 50 - 50 Lottery was won by Sam Boychuk of Maple Creek.

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01/31/2014 - RBC encourages participation

Clay Thompson, a longtime RBC employee and now executive director the the Foundation, presents a $500.00 cheque to Foundation Board Chair Karen Schaitel. The gift was made available through an RBC grant program intended to encourage retired RBC employees to stay active and involved in their communities.

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01/24/2014 - New CT scanner now in use at hospital

Residents of Swift Current and the Southwest had a rare opportunity in early October 2013 to view the new 64-slice CT scanner which is now in use at the Cypress Regional Hospital thanks to the large financial contribution from the estate of Roy Blanchard.

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01/17/2014 - Mercator Financial donates proceeds

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation thanks Mercator Financial Inc. for its sponsorship of this year’s Charity Fair, held at the Stockade in Swift Current on September 11 & 12, 2013.

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01/10/2014 - Annual golf tournament a huge success

The Foundation, in partnership with Emergency Services of Swift Current, held their annual golf tournament on June 7, 2013. A total of 148 players enjoyed an 18-hole Texas Scramble and steak supper in support of the Foundation’s goal to replace the CT Scanner at the Cypress Regional Hospital, while Emergency Services will support other worthwhile community causes including the Fireman’s Burn Fund and the Swift Current Drug Task Force.

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01/03/2014 - Husky Helps

As part of their 75th anniversary celebrations, representatives from Husky Energy in Swift Current present a cheque for $7,500 to Clay Thompson of the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation. This donation will be used to support equipment purchases planned for the Women’s and Children’s Department at Cypress Regional Hospital.

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04/23/2013 - First rural Simulation Training Centre in Saskatchewan officially opens in Swift Current

Another dream of Swift Current’s Dr. Tara Lee was realized April 19 when the Cypress Health Region officially opened the Lee/Irwin Simulation Training Centre and Cenovus Energy Inc. Control Room at the Cypress Regional Hospital.

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03/22/2013 - Ribbon cutting officially opens covered walkway

An event was held at the Cypress Regional Hospital on March 22 to formally recognize the completion of the new covered walkway project and the financial contributions from the estate of the late Ms. Jessie Alberta Grant.

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