News & Events

Thank You to Our Past Board Members for Their Service!

As with many events this year, COVID has delayed our plans. We had four previous Board members that we wanted to recognize for their past service by having a gathering. As COVID has prevented gatherings this year, we were unable to recognize these Board members in the way we wanted to. As 2020 draws to a close, we want to take a moment to acknowledge our past Board members and we still plan to acknowledge them properly, once we can gather. On behalf of the current Board and Staff, thank you to Doug Stanger,…

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Clivale Prairie School Donates to Community Cancer Clinic

Back on October 20th, the Clivale Prairie School presented their donation of $895 from their September 24th Cancer Run/Walk in support of the Drumheller Cancer Clinic. Thank you to all the students of Clivale Prairie School for supporting our Community Cancer Clinic!

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2020 Tree of Hope Fundraiser Cancelled

It is with great disappointment that we are announcing the 2020 Tree of Hope fundraiser will not proceed this month, due to current events with COVID-19. The Tree of Hope fundraiser is an unique event honouring the ones we love and ones we lost at a special time of year, in support of Palliative Care at the Drumheller Health Centre. All possible avenues were considered, but the Drumheller Area Health Foundation Board and staff could not make the fundraiser safe for everyone, including volunteers, while…

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Drumheller Hospital Auxiliary Society Donation Helps Long Term Care

The Drumheller Hospital Auxiliary Society presented their donation of $10,727.68 to purchase 33 slings for the Long Term Care unit at the Drumheller Health Centre to be utilized with the portable Sara lifts, on October 22nd. This purchase allows each resident to have a designated sling to address COVID-19 transmission guidelines. The Drumheller Area Health Foundation is grateful for the Drumheller Hospital Auxiliary Society's donation to make the Long Term Care residents' home a safer place.

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2020 Gaye Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship Awarded

Kaylin Herzog from Hanna, Alberta was awarded the 2020 Gaye Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship by the Drumheller Area Health Foundation on October 7th, 2020.  This scholarship was created in 1998 in memory of Gaye Ross, who was an active community member as well as a respected Registered Nurse at the Drumheller Health Centre.  Kaylin's dedication to nursing by being a LPN for five years at Drumheller Health Centre and now pursuing her RN education earned her this scholarship.  Presenting the 2020 Gaye Ross…

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Helping Patients during COVID-19

The Drumheller Area Health Foundation is helping patients and residents at the Drumheller Health Centre and Continuing Care by providing funding for four iPads for virtual visitation. The iPads were purchased in collaboration with AHS Foundation Relations, who did all the groundwork and logistics, with the Drumheller Area Health Foundation providing the funding. The iPads have special features, such as software that provides compatibility with any other device and a sturdy, easy-to-hold case that allows…

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