London Ontario, July 17, 2018 – Fresh off his 15th and final season of CBC's award-winning
series The Rick Mercer Report, Rick Mercer will be in the Forest City to entertain
guests at St. Joseph's 2018 Tribute Dinner with his epic new keynote about our unique
nation. The on-stage show Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast features the comedian
and political satirist as he chronicles, satirizes and ultimately celebrates all
that is great about Canada.
Tribute is one of the largest fundraising events of its kind in our region and a
marquee program for St. Joseph's. This year's event will honour local community
leaders, Peter and Beth Whatmore, for their philanthropy and volunteerism.
When: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Where: London Convention Centre
Tickets can be purchased at a cost of $250 per person. Visit www.sjhcfoundation.org/tribute
or call 519-646-6085 for more information.
St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation (www.sjhcfoundation.org)
St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation gathers, grows and grants philanthropic funds
to enable St. Joseph's Health Care London to pursue excellence in care, teaching
and research. Through donor support, the foundation contributes to advances in the
delivery of patient care, specialized equipment, research initiatives and capital
funds at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkwood Hospital, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term
Care, Regional Mental Health Care London and Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental
Health Care and Lawson Health Research Institute. As one of the largest charitable
organizations in Southwestern Ontario, St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation is an
accredited member of Imagine Canada's Ethical Trustmark Program, which recognizes
the foundation's commitment to ethical fundraising and donor accountability.
St. Joseph's Health Care London (https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/)
Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph's Health Care London is a leading academic
health care centre in Canada dedicated to helping people live to their fullest by
minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability through excellence in care,
teaching and research. Through partnership with Lawson Health Research Institute
and our collaborative engagement with other health care and academic partners, St.
Joseph's has become an international leader in the areas of: chronic disease management;
medical imaging; specialized mental health care; rehabilitation and specialized
geriatrics; and surgery. St. Joseph's operates through a wide range of hospital,
clinic and long-term and community-based settings, including: St. Joseph's Hospital;
Parkwood Institute; Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care; and the Southwest Centre
for Forensic Mental Health Care.