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Local philanthropists recognized for outstanding contributions

Each year, the local chapter of The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southeastern Ontario (AFP SEO) works with charitable organizations in our communities to recognize and celebrate outstanding local philanthropists and volunteers. Throughout the week, AFP SEO will be celebrating the National Philanthropy Day Award recipients online and highlight their

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UHKF celebrates $100,000 pledge from local residents

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) is celebrating a $100,000.00 pledge from local philanthropists and supporters Brian and Nancy Cosgrove. Since 1999, the Cosgroves have supported the UHKF, with past support for the MRI campaign, cancer programs, and the nursing and physiotherapy teams at the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site.

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Window-washing superheroes pay visit to children at KGH

Nothing brightens up an already-sunny day like seeing your favourite superheros just outside your hospital room window, waving hello. This is something those with Elite Window Cleaning here in Kingston know all too well — and why they return to the hospital year after year, putting smiles on the faces

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Outstanding Kingstonians to be honoured with Civic Awards

  The City of Kingston will recognize outstanding contributions made by residents to the community this year at the Canada Day Civic Ceremony at 12 p.m. on Monday, Jul. 1, 2019 on the steps of City Hall. Awards given for dedicated efforts that positively impact the lives of Kingstonians include

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Cunningham Swan to make $125k donation to Queen’s Law Clinics

  Cunningham Swan is marking their 125th anniversary with a commemorative gift $125,000 to be made to the Queen’s Law Clinics. The firm announced the donation on Friday, Jun. 14, 2019. The donation “amounts to a thousand dollars given for every year since the firm first hung a shingle in

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Anonymous donor takes ‘25 Days of Giving’ to the next level

As the holidays draw to a close, the spirit of giving and supporting the community is not only continuing, but growing here in Kingston. Inspired by Kingstonist’s final ‘25 Days of Giving’ pledge to donate $250 to the charity of our readers’ choice, one Kingstonian has stepped up to make

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Regina Rosen (1939 – 2018): “Ask not ‘Am I happy?’ but rather ‘Is my life meaningful?’”

It is with a heavy heart that I write to announce the passing of Regina ‘Gini’ Rosen, who passed away on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. In my many years covering news and happenings in Kingston, I had the honour and the privilege to meet and speak with Rosen a number

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