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2015 Walk of Life Appreciations to
Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada

You can understand that I will not be taking part in your event in Ontario. However, you may be interested to know that I competed in our local 10 km run ( in BC) against over 10,000 others and came 2nd in the age class of 80-84 in a time of 68min 55sec.

I was with you in Cardiac Rehab in 1993 – 94 and probably owe my health in part to you and your wonderful work. I contributed to your foundation through Canada Helps last month. (Michael Randerson)

Just wanted to say thanks again so much for having us at this years Walk Of Life. We we're happy to help out the cause and despite the heat we really enjoyed ourselves.

(Andrew Beg Songwriter | Musician | Guitar Instructor .. Andy B. & the Honey Bears)

Good morning,
Barb, Christina, Erna, thank you for allowing me to be part of such a spectacular day.

2015's event was wonderful; congratulations you made Saturdays' activity look effortless. The run, walk, warm-up, bouncy castle, food truck had everyone hopping and happy.

A special thanks for the afternoon RAIN, hours after the outdoor events were completed - this was a beautiful touch ... nicely done ladies.

My nephew Justin and neighbour Anna enjoyed their first ever volunteering experience .... repeat volunteers and eager to help next year.

Great to see familiar faces at registration, look forward to next year's event or kindly call me if there are any launches throughout the year.

Mary Kasmetis~ )

Barb, I hope you’re relaxing with a glass of wine and are nowhere near your email right now, but congratulations on such a wonderful event yesterday!

My kids and I had a glorious time, and you and your team did a fantastic job of putting on a fun, exciting event. Bravo on a job well done!

Thanks again, and warmest congratulations to you and your team.

All the best,


Anne-Marie Newton
Associate Director, Major Gifts
Labatt Family Heart Centre
SickKids Hospital and SickKids Hospital Foundation

Congrats on knocking it out of the park with fundraising and a most pleasant and successful 2015 walk – BMO Heart Team had a great timing helping with the cause. Mike

I fully agree Laura, a hearty thanks to Barb who with her team exceeded their targets and put on a fantastic event for all and for Cardiac Health. The “BMO Heart” team once again had a great time supporting a valued client Tridel and a great cause Cardiac Health. To all who performed, and I did see all performances, a great job well done, a lot of talent and true kindness up on stage. Looking forward to next year. Best, Mike

MIKE BEG | Vice President & Head
Real Estate Finance, BMO Corporate Finance Division

Hi Barb:

Just a quick note to say thank you for a wonderful event. As usual, you and your team did an excellent job.It is nice to see all the participants enjoying themselves year after year.

I hope you can now relax and enjoy the summer.Warm regards, Morty Henkle MIKEY NETWORK

Barb, just wanted to congratulate you and your team on a phenomenal event and on behalf of the Cardiac Kid families that attended, they all said they had an incredible time and can't wait till next year.

Jeff Neiman, Founder Cardiac Kids/ Sick Kids Hospital

Hi Guys, But really I wanted to thank you guys for your efforts today. You were all so great.

Barb, again thanks for your enduring leadership - you bring it all together for the group, whether it is participants, volunteers, partners or sponsors.

Christina - thanks as always for your hard, persistent, great work - and always with a great attitude. and it was so nice to meet your family. Erna - you are an organizational marvel. We joked about your needing the ability to herd cats but that was what it seems like at times. Great work. Thanks so much and have a great weekend - cheers,

George Hubbard, Run Director

Hi Barb & Christina,

It was a great day. You have both outdone yourselves to make the 31st walk an outstanding success. Thank you for all your hard work. Regards,

Bruce Avery, Walk Chair, Cardiac Health Fdn VP

Hi Barb, Mili & I would like to thank you for the opportunity you gave us for this years Walk of Life events. We along with our staff had a great time at the event and are excited to continue to serve in any which way we can. Thank you for giving us exposure and I hope we lived up to the expectations.

Sharan Ramji, Co-Founder & CEO,Print and Paper Group Inc.
O/A Simply Imprints

What a fantastic day, our families had such an incredible time. Thank you all for your hard work.

Meghan Hurley, Director, Cardiac Kids in support of Sick Kids Hospital.

It was a fantastic event, we are thrilled to be a part of it again this year. Thank you to the whole team for all the hard work. Looking forward to next year already!! (Jennifer Graham, WOL Committee member and CCHA rep)

Thank you I will be back next year :) Cecilia Pacheco
Registered Kinesiologist Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada

Another great event. Well done by everyone (Miriam Lash – Mikey and WOL Committee)

Barb, It was such a great event and you and your team did an outstanding job. Congratulations to everyone; it all came together beautifully.

And I can't wait for the results, it will be best ever. Congratulations! (Ildiko Marshall)

Thank you Barbara and your whole team, what a first-class event it was, it was an honor to be part of it all!

And I know my daughter Julia and her classmates loved it too. We did the 3K walk, great energy being out in that sunshine and fresh summer air en masse!
Bravo! (Laura Robinson, performer & WOL Participant )

Dear Barb,
As I said to you earlier, the Fates were on your side and on the side of Cardiac Health, giving you a beautiful morning, before the storms of the afternoon.
It was a beautifully planned, well organized event, and you should be applauded for all of your efforts.You will be so happy to have another successful event behind you.

Nancy Ruhnke

It was HOT HOT HOT !! ...just like the event! ...great job everyone !!!...especially Barb and Christine…you ladies are outstanding!!!
(Silvana Herskowitz, Executive Assistant, Tridel )

The wonderful work being done ( with YOUR HELP) is well appreciated. The Cardiac Health Foundation is an important part of the progress in treating heart disease. Stay Well
( Vic & Diana Mele)

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