Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation

The Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation is a registered charity (#88959 9825 RR001). Our mission is to raise and manage funds for equipment, facilities and staff development to ensure our community and visitors have access to the best possible hospital care.

The Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation is one of the 5 Foundations supporting the 6 hospitals in Grey Bruce Health Services; Owen Sound, Markdale, Wiarton/Lion’s Head, Meaford and Southampton. Our fundraised dollars are used to purchase equipment for the Southampton site and our share, generally based on patient usage, for our regional hospital in Owen Sound.

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To develop and execute a highly-professional long-distance cycling event that:

  • Uniquely promotes the beautiful area of the Saugeen River and Lake Huron Shoreline
  • Raises significant funds for medical equipment
  • Generates economic benefits for local businesses

MultiSport Canada (MSC) was founded by John Salt and Mike Buck in 2002, its first Triathlon event was held in May 2003 at the Erin Meadows Community Centre in Mississauga.  From those humble beginnings, their events have now grown into Canada’s largest triathlon series with over 9,000 athletes participating in multiple races throughout the summer.  MSC now owns and produces the Skechers Performance Triathlon Series, the Niagara Falls Barrelman, and The Ontario Women’s Triathlon. 

During that time, MultiSport Canada has also grown into one of Canada’s premier event management companies.  Over the past 10 years, MSC has been contracted to work on some of the Canada’s largest mass-participation on-road events such as the: Sporting Life 10K; the RBC Race for the Kids; Centurion Blue Mountain; and the Highway of Heroes Ride.  MSC also works host of smaller events that support both local and regional charities.