EllisDon Newfoundland, along with its sub-trades, consultants and
suppliers donates $20,000 in toys to patients at the Janeway Children's
Health and Rehabilitation Centre and $10,000 to the Janeway Children's
ST. JOHN'S, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - EllisDon Newfoundland, along with its
sub-trades, consultants, suppliers and architects have teamed up to
raise more than $20,000 worth of toys for the kids of Janeway
Children's Health and Rehabilitation Centre. On Wednesday, December 19th at 2:00pm, the EllisDon team along with Santa and his elves will hand
deliver toys to the more than 140 children staying at or getting
treatment from the hospital.
"EllisDon Newfoundland is a company with deep roots in the area", said
Kevin Reptke, Sr. Project Manager. "Our staff is made up of
Newfoundlanders that take personal pride in their community and want to
give back in any way they can," he says. "We don't just build here and
leave; we live and raise our kids here and are a part of the
Along with toys purchased for the children, the group will also donate
$10,000 to the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation to help with
their continuous efforts in raising funds for kids throughout
Newfoundland and Labrador.
"On behalf of Eastern Health and the Janeway Children's Hospital
Foundation, I would like to thank EllisDon for their very generous donations," said Beverley Clarke, Vice-President
responsible for the Children's and Women's Program at Eastern Health.
"These donations have a direct and positive impact on the children who
are receiving care at the Janeway, especially during this time of year.
In addition, the full benefits of your investments will continue to be
felt for many years to follow by our patients and their families, and
is also appreciated by our health care professionals who care for these
children each and every day."
Amongst the toys purchased, 30 Play Station 3 game-consoles were at the
top of the wish list. Each room will now have its own console and allow
the kids to entertain themselves with the popular system.
EllisDon opened its doors to the Newfoundland office in June 2011 and is
currently the General Contractor for the new 500-bed residence at
Memorial University as well as the Carbonear Long Term Facility located
EllisDon is an employee-owned company delivering construction expertise
and services to clients throughout the world. Completing in excess of
$3.0 billion in new construction annually, EllisDon employs
approximately 1,400 people and has a presence in North America, as well
as offices in the Middle East. Incorporated in 1951, EllisDon has
distinguished itself through its people and its innovative practices.
Offering not only construction and project management services but now
a growing range of construction consulting services including ICT,
Building Information Modeling, Sustainable Building and Facilities
Management, EllisDon is behind some of the most exciting and innovative
projects in the world.
SOURCE: EllisDon Corporation
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