Somerville Nurseries Inc. Donates $25,000 to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation
[New Tecumseth, ON – Jan. 4, 2023] – The Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) is pleased to announce that in December 2022, Somerville Nurseries Inc. generously donated $25,000 to the Because of you, we can Campaign to help with redevelopment at Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH).
Somerville Nurseries, located in Everett, Ontario is a family-owned business that has been growing Christmas trees in the Simcoe and Dufferin Counties since 1950. Somerville Nurseries is the largest Christmas tree producer in Ontario as well as a major supplier of larger landscape nursery stock and seedlings.
The Somerville family have been entrepreneurs in this area for several generations. They are proud of their community and Somerville Nurseries Inc. is pleased to contribute $25,000 towards the redevelopment initiative for Stevenson Memorial Hospital.
Mary Thomas, CEO expressed her gratitude by saying, “Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation thanks the Somerville Family for donating this generous gift. The support for Stevenson is a testament to their investment in our local hospital’s redevelopment for residents of New Tecumseth and surrounding areas.”
Early in 2022, The Morningview Foundation made a commitment to match all donations received between April 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, dollar-for-dollar up to $1 million. Those funds went towards the Because of you, we can Campaign. The Because of you, we can Campaign is the largest campaign in the SMHF’s history, supporting the redevelopment of Stevenson Memorial Hospital. The hospital’s redevelopment plan includes a revitalized Emergency Department, doubling the square footage of the hospital and tripling the amount of parking space. Refreshed outpatient rooms, birthing suites and laboratory space are also included in the plans. With an Emergency Department built to manage 7,000 visits a year that currently manages close to 40,000 per year, along with a growing population in south Simcoe and surrounding communities, this redevelopment is needed today and for future generations.
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Kara Harris, Communications Coordinator
Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation
Office: 705.435.6281 x 2351