Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
New director for hospital foundation
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 1 Sep 2006, p. 5

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Georgetown Hospital Foundation has a new Annual Gala at Scaramouche and the McNally executive director. Golf Tournament. K.C. Carruthers, who previously held the "It will be a real privilege to give back to position as William Osler Health Centre the community I live and work in by promotFoundation's Director of Annual Giving, took ing the vital role of our community hospital," over the role on August 14. said Carruthers. "I know that the doc"The Georgetown Hospital tors and staff at Georgetown Hospital Foundation (GHF) was very fortuare extremely respected for the comnate in recruiting someone of Mr. passionate, patient focused care they Carruthers' calibre, experience and provide; the people of Georgetown commitment," said Paul Armstrong, really care about their hospital and board chair of the Georgetown this community has a very dedicated Hospital Foundation. "K.C. is familvolunteer force." iar with the communities of Halton He said he looks forward to reacHills and workings of hospital founquainting himself with Georgetown dations and will be a great asset to Hospital and its supporters and K.C. our organization." CARRUTHERS "establishing new community partCarruthers comes to GHF from nerships to strengthen the fundraising the Princess Margaret Hospital arm of our hospital." Foundation where he held the position of "This is a very exciting time for the Director of Planned Giving since 2004. In that Georgetown Hospital Foundation. Georgerole, he enhanced and more than doubled the town Hospital has always been central to the overall program in just two years. health of our communities. With K.C. in place Having worked in the fundraising field for as our new executive director, the steadfast the past 15 years in a variety of senior level support of our communities and the enthusipositions, Carruthers brings extensive experi- asm of our volunteers, we have the impetus to move forward," said Armstrong. ence to his new role with the GHF. He said they are ready to launch the new Some of his accomplishments include GHF "so we can help the hospital provide our launching new programs in Planned Giving and Major Gifts for the Toronto East General families with the highest level of care possiHospital Foundation and raising more than ble." $10 million in donations and legacy gifts for the University of Toronto. The Independent & Free Press office will be A Georgetown resident since 2000, he worked for the William Osler Health Centre closed Monday, Sept. 4 so staff can enjoy the Foundation as Director of Annual Giving from Labour Day holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 2002 to 2004. In that position he partnered with Georgetown's various service clubs and 8:30 a.m. We wish all our readers and advertisers a key supporters to organize a number of community events, including the Foundation's safe and happy holiday.

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New director for hospital foundation