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Moncton, Thursday, June 27, 2019 – The members of the organizing committee for the 18th Scotiabank - BMW Moncton Golf Classic proudly presented a cheque for $82,000 to the CHU Dumont Foundation. The annual tournament took place yesterday at the Fox Creek Golf Course in Dieppe.

The funds raised this year will allow the purchase of a portable ultrasound device and an APS PRO system to perform bronchial provocation tests in the pulmonary function laboratory. 

"The bronchial provocation test is a medical examination used in the diagnosis of asthma and certain forms of allergies. It is carried out as part of respiratory functional explorations," says pulmonologist Dr. Matthieu Gaudet. “The test is designed to determine if a patient suffers from bronchial hyperreactivity. It meets the standards of the European Respiratory Society and the American Thoracic Society published in 2017.”

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Moncton, June 10, 2019 – Plenty of fun will be in store for the nearly 400 participants already registered for the 4th edition of the Electrifying Night Run. The run, designed to improve the quality of life of all patients at the Breast Health Centre will be held on Friday June 14 in Moncton. Walkers and runners are encouraged to take part in the event that will begin at 9 p.m. in front of the Dr-Léon-Richard Oncology Centre.

“As a breast cancer survivor, I am grateful to everyone that supports the Electrifying Night Run in one form or another”, says Jeannette Mallet, survivor and member of the organizing committee.  “Thank you for contributing to the improvement of care and services offered to women like me at the Breast Health Centre. Your support makes all the difference!”

This annual event is a fun evening, even though it supports a very serious cause. Designed for running enthusiasts and amateurs alike, it is open to people of all ages. Registrants may choose to walk, run or combine walking and running over the five kilometers. Whether they are alone or part of a team, participants are encouraged to wear pink and to dress with originality. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: best individual costume; best team costume; and most original team name.

Funds raised in the 2019 edition will be used to continue offering non-insured services to patients in need, as well as to improve the quality of life of all patients at the Breast Health Centre. In 2018, more than 500 participants took part in the run that raised $24,000.

There’s still time to register at https://www.events.runningroom.com/site/16273/course-de-nuit-electrisante-electrifying-night-run-2019/index.php?lang=1&raceId=16273&raceId=16273&raceId=16273&fbclid=IwAR01KLW5OmBz_D7UvrolYMTqwHdLCG9wAh12ff71ckvmXBDsXzF0x1DeSYE or at the CHU Dumont Foundation. The cost to register is $35 per participant or $200 per team.

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Moncton, N. B., April 24, 2019 – Board of Directors chair Lise Caissie is pleased to announce the appointment of Nadine Martin as executive director of the CHU Dumont Foundation effective May 6, 2019.

Ms. Martin began her career as a teacher. She went on to complete a Master's in Business Administration (Co-op MBA) at the Université de Moncton where she also lectured in management and leadership.

Since 2015, she has been the director of the Conceptia Fertility Clinic in Moncton where she manages a team of professionals and ensures the smooth operation of the clinic.  Ms. Martin has also volunteered with several non-profit organizations. They include the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life; as well as Dyslexie Sud-Est, which she chaired. She served on the Family Income Security Appeals Board for a three-year term. She was also a member of the citizen’s jury for the City of Dieppe’s participatory budget initiative.

Ms. Martin will apply her leadership and management skills to ensure the continued growth of the Foundation.

The CHU Dumont Foundation was created in 1983. Its mandate is to support the improvement of care offered at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre. It plays a leading role in improving specialized care, research and training programs, as well as the institution’s infrastructure and equipment. Since its inception, the CHU Dumont Foundation has raised more than $50 million through its various fundraising activities, the largest of which is the Tree of Hope campaign.

Moncton, May 21, 2019 – The Electrifying Night Run will be back for a fourth edition on June 14th. Walkers and runners are invited to participate in this event that raises funds to provide better care for breast cancer patients at the Breast Health Centre. The run will start at 9 pm in front of the Dr. Léon-Richard Oncology Centre, on Providence Street in Moncton.

“The Electrifying Night Run is a unifying event that allows for participants to socialize and have fun with friends and family members while supporting a great cause”, said Dr. Jocelyne Hébert, a surgeon at the Breast Health Centre and a member of the organizing committee. “It’s an event that shouldn’t be missed!”

This annual event is a fun evening, even though it supports a very serious cause. Designed for running enthusiasts and amateurs alike, it is open to people of all ages. Registrants may choose to walk, run or combine walking and running over the five kilometers. Whether they are alone or part of a team, participants are encouraged to wear pink and to dress with originality. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: best individual costume; best team costume; and most original team name.

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Moncton, February 25, 2019 –
Preparations are well under way for the 9th edition of the Tour of Hope that will be held from July 25 to 28, 2019. With five months to go before the event, 127 cyclists are already registered. 

While registration levels are encouraging to date, the early registration date has been extended to March 15 in order to encourage those who may be interested in participating. For those who register by that date the fundraising requirement will be $1,000, rather than the $1,500 requirement for registrants after that date. Also, the total number of participants will be limited to 150 this year.

The Tour of Hope is a four-day cycling event to raise funds for the Tree of Hope campaign, while creating awareness for the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices. 

This event is also important for Assumption Life; in 2018, the company announced that it would be the presenting sponsor of the Tour of Hope for the next three years.

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