Media Contact & Press Releases

Media Contact

Welcome to our media friends in television, radio and print media. Your media contact at the South Muskoka Hospital Foundation is:

Colin Miller, Executive Director
South Muskoka Hospital Foundation.

Contact Colin Miller using any of the following methods:

Telephone: (705) 645-4404, ext. 3246
Fax: (705) 645-0352
E-mail: Contact Us

Media Releases

Please click below for recent releases and other media information. Photos are available upon request.

Media Release July 27, 2018
MEDIA RELEASE – Bed & Monitor campaign completes early – Focus turns to emergency care
 Media Release  January 11, 2018
Beds & monitors deemed ‘urgent’ on hospital needs list: Foundation launches mini-campaign
Media Release October 13, 2017
Tenth anniversary of radiothon sets all-time high
Media Release  August 24, 2017
Golf tournaments exceed $1 million mark in fundraising
Media Release October 27, 2015
‘Elsie Hillman Way’ honours stalwart hospital supporter – Oct 27 15
Media Release May 21, 2015
Media Release – Extraordinary response shoots campaign to 86% of goal


Backgrounder May 2015
Backgrounder  – MAHC


Fact Sheet – Our Hospital May 2015
Key Stats (Our Hospital) May 2015


Media Release January 22, 2015
Media Release – Broad swell of support joins Gilgan to back hospital -Jan 22, 2015


Media Release July 21, 2014
Media Release – Passion for local health care drives $500,000 gift for new CT scanner July 21 14


Media Backgrounder – Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) July 21, 2014
MAHC Backgrounder


Media Release
June 16, 2014
$1 Million Gift Supports Peter Gilgan Emergency Department 


Media Release October 18, 2010
Media Release – Hospital Foundation recognizes MOOSE FM
Media Release August 19, 2010
Hospital Donor builds gargen to honour Glen Veitch
Media Release October 2, 2009
South Muskoka Hospital Foundation reports record-breaking year for donations
Media Release January 8, 2009
South Muskoka celebrates early completion of The Picture of Health campaign
Media Release September 28, 2007
J. Douglas Lamb assumes hospital foundation chair after most
successful fundraising year ever
Media Release October 26, 2006
Extraordinary response shoots campaign two-thirds to goal.
Seasonal and permanent residents stand together behind CT campaign.
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Media Release May 23, 2006
Strong campaign team prepares to secure CT scanner.
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Media Release March 7, 2006
Toronto leaders step up to plate for hospital CT campaign.
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Fact Sheet June 2007
The Picture of Health Campaign
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Fact Sheet June 2007
The Picture of Health Campaign Cabinet
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Fact Sheet June 2007
CT Scanner (Computed Tomography)
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Fact Sheet with Photos June 2007
CT provides significant boost to diagnostic capabilities
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Backgrounder: Hospital & Foundation June 2007
A brief history of the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site and the
South Muskoka Hospital Foundation.
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