We were given much; it is our duty now to give the same Jim Marshall – Cornwall General Hospital LTE
CFN - Without question …We need facilities that provide safe and dignified care for aging neighbours and family members.
Without question …The Cornwall Community Hospital needs money to continue service to the community.
Without question …We have the opportunity to take care of both needs.
With the political know-how we have at City Hall and the social conscience and will of Cornwall residents, the site of the Cornwall General Hospital can be sold, the Cornwall Community Hospital can receive $2,000,000, and the greater community of Cornwall and the counties can make right, the wrongful lack of care and respect for our elders.
This city’s social structure, its civic services, the community facilities from which we and our children benefit; we owe it all to the labours of ordinary men and women that came before us.
We were given much; it is our duty now to give the same.
Friends and neighbours, members of communities all around, I ask that you make yourselves heard and seen… that we work together to acquire and transform the former Cornwall General Hospital into a multi-use, seniors-focused facility.
Our aim is a facility that provides for, long term care beds, husbands and wives together in their late life, “life-lease units”, a venue for community events, and commercial and office space to subsidize it.
Everyone has a gift, a talent, a little time or some resource …This community needs all of that, right now.
Please talk to your neighbours, your workmates, and your own family members. Call or write to city councilors or your MP and MPP. And please, contact the Concerned Citizens Coalition.
Join the chorus for common sense and fairness.
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