Donations to mental health center; changes on foundation board

In this June 8, 2016 photo provided by the Cornwall Hospital Foundation, members of the Kinette Club of Cornwall present the foundation board with a donation for the addiction and mental health center. Pictured are Allan Wilson, Rhonda Simpson, Melody LeMoeligou, Sue Caron and Marvin Plumadore. (Cornwall Hospital Foundation via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – Two service clubs in Cornwall have given $10,000 to the addiction and mental health center being built on McConnell Avenue.

The Optimist Club of Cornwall has given $5,000 and the Kinette Club of Cornwall has also donated $5,000.

The center is slated to open this fall.

In this June 14, 2016 photo provided by the Cornwall Hospital Foundation, members of the Optimist Club of Cornwall present the foundation with a cheque for the soon-to-be-open addiction and mental health center. Pictured are Ralph Brunton, Cornwall Optimist Club President Anita Tremblay, CCH Foundation Board Chair Dale McSween, Service Clubs President Marvin Plumadore and Terry Muir. (Cornwall Hospital Foundation via Newswatch Group)
In this June 14, 2016 photo provided by the Cornwall Hospital Foundation, members of the Optimist Club of Cornwall present the foundation with a cheque for the soon-to-be-open addiction and mental health center. Pictured are Ralph Brunton, Cornwall Optimist Club President Anita Tremblay, CCH Foundation Board Chair Dale McSween, Service Clubs President Marvin Plumadore and Terry Muir. (Cornwall Hospital Foundation via Newswatch Group)

Changes on the foundation board, administration

There are a few changes at the Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation board.

Allan Wilson has completed his term at the CCHF board chairman.

He will now be past chairman.

Dale McSween, who had been treasurer, is the new chairman of the board.

Todd Rozon will take McSween’s former position of treasurer.

On the administration side, Amy Gillespie is the new executive director. She has 16 years of expertise in public relations and communications.

She had been working part time with the foundation since 2015 after moving back from Toronto with her family.

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