Enersource Corporation

Enersource Corporation

July 09, 2008 16:00 ET

The Spirit of Giving and a Lifetime of Care

Enersource Corporation pledges $100,000 to The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Enersource Corporation proudly announced today that the company has pledged $100,000 to The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation Lifetime of Care campaign.

The Lifetime of Care campaign is raising funds to build a new 270,000 square foot facility for obstetrics, labour and delivery, a special care nursery, paediatrics, long term care, surgical oncology, palliative care, regional genetics, a laboratory, and additional operating rooms.

"We enthusiastically welcome Enersource to our Corporations Value Health family," says Norma Bandler, President and CEO of The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation. "Enersource employees have demonstrated that each of us can do more in our lifetime to improve health care in our society. With the help of our community, Credit Valley will be here today and tomorrow providing a lifetime of care to patients."

To honour the generosity of Enersource and its employees, a respite area in the new Complex Continuing Care centre will be named The Enersource Energy Friendly Family Lounge.

"We are proud of our commitment to the communities we serve through our Spirit of Giving program, encompassing four pillars defined as Community, Environment, Health and Safety," said Craig Fleming, President and CEO of Enersource Corporation. "Our partnership with The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation is a wonderful opportunity to fulfill all four pillars of our program."

Enersource Corporation's social responsibility initiative is focused on charitable organizations requiring significant financial support and employee volunteerism in the City of Mississauga.

About Enersource:

Enersource Corporation is a diversified energy and technologies company focusing on quality of service with the distribution of electricity, delivery of electricity conservation programs and smart metering solutions to meet government objectives and non-regulated services related to the energy sector. The Corporation is 90% owned by the city of Mississauga, and 10% owned by BPC Energy Corporation (Borealis), a subsidiary of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System. To learn more about the Enersource Corporation's Spirit of Giving program, please visit www.enersource.com/Corp/About/SpiritofGiving/.

About The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation

The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation exists to inspire its donors to support their cause, enabling The Credit Valley Hospital to provide quality and compassionate care. The Lifetime of Care campaign is raising funds for an expansion that will increase the hospital's capacity to 471 beds, allowing the hospital to meet current needs better and also address the needs of the expected increase in patients in the coming years. Find out more about The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation and the Lifetime of Care campaign by visiting www.cvhfoundation.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Enersource Corporation
    Ken MacDonald
    Director, Government Relations, Communications and Marketing
    (905) 283-4050
    Email: kmacdonald@enersource.com
    or
    The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation
    Karen Tinsley
    Manager, Communications
    (905) 813-1100 Ext. 6644
    Email: ktinsley@cvh.on.ca