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February 23, 2023

Local family shows support for community through donation to Markdale Hospital

Thompson family pose with donation cheque in front of Allen's Garage.

The Thompson family proudly share their generous donation to the Together in Care Campaign for the new Markdale Hospital in memory of Sharon Thompson and Terry Thompson. “It gives us great pride to honour our loved ones while contributing to a cause that is very close to our hearts” stated Cindy Evans.

The Thompson family was born and raised in Grey County. In 1979, Allan & Sharon Thompson opened Allan’s Garage. Over the past 40+ years, their business has grown to include many members of their family. Throughout those years, there were countless trips to the Markdale Hospital for illnesses, accidents and surgeries. “The staff and services provided by our local hospital has always been second to none and the convenience of a local hospital is not something that every community is fortunate enough to have. Our community is rapidly changing, and we are so honoured to be a part of this change. We feel that our contribution to the new hospital is the perfect way to honour our loved ones while helping to provide a state-of-the-art facility that will benefit our entire community for many years to come.” Stated the Thompson Family.

Centre Grey Health Services Foundation thanked the Thompson family for this gift. A strong community hospital is only possible through strong community support. This gift from the Thompson family will have a long lasting positive impact on local healthcare.

 


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