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St. Thomas, ON – The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation is excited to announce a new program to partner with our local businesses. The STEGH Foundation’s Vendor Kiosk Program invites local businesses and entrepreneurs to sell their products and promote their services at STEGH. The focus of this program is to promote the health and well-being of STEGH staff, patients and visitors.

Today, the STEGH Foundation is pleased to announce that GCW Custom Kitchens & Cabinetry Inc. has generously engaged their team of experts to build a professional Vendor Kiosk. This kiosk will enable the Foundation to invite local entrepreneurs and businesses within the community to come onsite at STEGH to promote their services and sell their products.

“This program was a great opportunity to partner with GCW again; we firmly believe that collaborative projects with local partners help build and sustain our community,” explains Sue Warden, Manager, Signature & Community Events, “Also, we want to welcome in local entrepreneurs and businesses to promote their goods and services. Not only is this a business development opportunity, it is a great way to make new friends and encourage the health and well-being of our staff and visitors. It is an advantageous situation for everyone.”

“The Vendor Kiosk Program is a great way for entrepreneurs to reach a local audience and promote their businesses,” explains Ron DeWeger, President & CEO at GCW Custom Kitchens & Cabinetry Inc. “GCW proudly supports the STEGH Foundation and local businesses, so when we were asked to help out with this project, we were thrilled to be a part of a bigger partnership that fosters positive relationships and community growth.”

Local businesses and entrepreneurs who are interested in receiving more information about booking the STEGH Foundation Vendor Kiosk can contact Sue Warden, Manager, Signature & Community Events, p: 519.631.2030 x 2395 or e: swarden@stegh.on.ca

The STEGH Foundation continues to work closely with philanthropic minded community members to raise more than $500,000 annually to purchase patient care equipment. Help us transform our healthcare through a gift of support to OUR Hospital.

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photo: Martha Zacharias, donor, volunteer board member and owner of Grandma’s Oven Bakery in Aylmer has set up her goodies for the day!

GCW Custom Kitchens & Cabinetry Inc. had its humble beginnings over 20 years ago constructing one kitchen at a time out of a garage in St. Thomas, Ontario. Fast forward to 2018 and the company has evolved into a company employing 100 team members, occupying two beautiful showrooms, and has an 82,000 square foot state of the art manufacturing plant. GCW prides itself on teamwork, producing a superior product in design and manufacturing, and excellence in customer service. Most importantly, the owners strive to be a company based on integrity. Each owner brings to the table their own set of strengths, working closely together to execute their vision of excellence for the company. Visit gcwkitchens.com for more information.

Since 1985, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation has collaborated with the community to support OUR Hospital in the delivery of an excellent patient care experience. Through the generosity of OUR donors, we invest in the professional development of front-line staff, advanced medical equipment, and the physical infrastructure of our award-winning Hospital. Visit ItsOURHospital.ca and like us on Facebook to learn more.

The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) is a 157-bed facility providing comprehensive 24-hour coverage in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, Emergency, Mental Health and Family Medicine. More than 880 professionals work at STEGH, with nearly 200 credentialed professional staff who provide in-hospital care ensuring that we provide the highest quality of care to each and every patient who walk through our doors. As a fully accredited Hospital, we are proud to serve the City of St. Thomas and all seven municipalities within the County of Elgin. Visit STEGH.on.ca to learn more.

Media Inquiries Contact |
Paul Jenkins, Executive Director
Phone | 519.631.2030 x. 2247
Email | pjenkins@stegh.on.ca
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