Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée recognized for its Commitment
Tracadie-Sheila, October 30, 2012 –
Vitalité Health Network and the Fondation Les Amis de l’Hôpital de Tracadie Inc.
honoured the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée
for its commitment by renaming the auditorium at the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital. The auditorium will henceforth be known as “Coop de la Baie
“I am proud to be here today representing the members of the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée
, as well as the members of the board and senior management to present a $400,000 cheque to the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital. I am also very pleased to see that a room is being dedicated to the Coopérative
today in special recognition of its partnership with the hospital. I believe this gesture is a testament to the success of our partnership and our sense of commitment to the hospital and our entire community,” said Aquila Comeau, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée
The auditorium dedication ceremony took place during the official unveiling of equipment acquired through the success of the Loto Coop Santé
, presented today at the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital.
’s invaluable long-standing commitment and contribution to the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital are a great source of pride for the community. We are blessed to have the support of this organization—an organization committed to the well-being of its community,” said Suzanne Robichaud, Vice-President of Primary Health Care for Vitalité Health Network.
An important partnership between the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée
and the Fondation Les Amis de l’Hôpital de Tracadie Inc.
has been developing since in 2003. “Through the establishment of this collaborative relationship, we have been able purchase more than 1.5-million dollars in equipment for the hospital. It is simply unbelievable the see the power of a two-dollar weekly contribution to Loto Coop Santé
. Whether it was for the medical imaging, laboratory, or emergency department or the numerous ambulatory care clinics, the Coopérative
has contributed to the purchase of several pieces of essential equipment to ensure our health professionals have the tools needed to provide high quality health care services,” said Philippe Ferguson, Chairman of Fondation Les Amis de l’Hôpital de Tracadie Inc
The Director of the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital, Odette Robichaud, said she was extremely grateful to the Coopérative
for its contribution. “The numerous pieces of equipment we acquire allow us to provide high quality health care services to our region’s residents. For instance, our facility is now has a second ultrasound machine for the Medical Imaging Department, a hemodialysis unit and five treatment chairs, medication refrigerators, a bariatric bed, and several pieces of equipment for the laboratory and rehabilitation departments,” said Ms. Robichaud. “This $400,000 investment only accounts for the contribution made over past two years. We are extremely grateful to the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie
and the Foundation.”Presentation of the commemorative plaque to the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée : Claude Landry, MLA for Tracadie-Sheila, Odette Robichaud, Director of the Tracadie-Sheila Hospital, Philippe Ferguson, Chairman of the Fondation Les Amis de l’Hôpital de Tracadie Inc., Suzanne Robichaud, Vice-President of Primary Health Care for Vitalité Health Network, Aquila Comeau, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Coopérative Régionale de la Baie Ltée, Paul-Émile Légère, CEO of Coop Atlantic, André Morais, Annual Fundraising Campaign Chairman of the Fondation Les Amis de l’Hôpital de Tracadie Inc., Aldéoda Losier, Mayor of Tracadie-Sheila.