News and Press

Celeb roster released for 2011 Courtnall Celebrity Classic

Posted in: Press Releases, Spotlight- Jul 13, 2011

July 13, 2011, Victoria, BC – With just one week to go until the 2011 Courtnall Celebrity Classic mental health fundraiser hits the town of Victoria, a number of additions have been made to the star-studded guest list.

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A Channel News

Posted in: Press Releases, Spotlight- Jul 13, 2011

Smoking: it’s effect on the mental health community, and a program that helps patients quit.

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Courtnall Classic Welcomes A Starr

Posted in: Press Releases- Jun 10, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Starr McMichael has joined the Courtnall Celebrity Classic as Event Relations, based in Victoria. Working closely with Judy Christianson, executive director of the Courtnall Celebrity Classic, Starr will assist with all event logistics, including volunteers, as well as manage the silent auction. She will also work closely with our many generous inkind sponsors to ensure they get the support they need to help us put on the very best Courtnall Celebrity Classic ever! During this period of time, Starr will be taking a temporary leave of absence in her role as Chairman of the Victoria Hospitals Foundation.

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Courtnall Celebrity Classic Update: Auctioneer named, Gala Tickets Available, CFAX 1070 Radiothon Announced and Social Media Up and Running!

Posted in: Press Releases, Spotlight- Jun 07, 2011

June 7, 2011, Victoria, BC — Less than seven weeks to go, and there is plenty to Tweet (#3C11) about for the Courtnall Celebrity Classic!

Tickets for the Gala event, Friday July 22, 2011 at the Fairmont Empress and Victoria Conference Centre are now available to the public. People may register on line for the star studded event and the cost is $300 per person for an evening of glamour, amazing food, entertainment, as well as a silent and live auction. And not to mention, rubbing shoulders with such celebrities as Pam Anderson, Jason Priestley, Don Felder, Ron MacLean and Willie Mitchell.

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Only two months until Courtnall Celebrity Classic tees off

Posted in: Press Releases, Spotlight- May 25, 2011

With just eight weeks to go until the 2011 Courtnall Celebrity Classic arrives on BC’s West Coast, the three brothers behind the star-studded mental health fundraiser are dusting off their clubs in preparation for what just might be the most successful Classic in the event’s history.
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Mental Health Fast Facts

Posted in: Fast Facts- Mar 03, 2011

Mental illness is the term used to refer to a variety of mental disorders that can be diagnosed. Mental disorders are health conditions that are characterized by alternations in thinking, mood, or behaviour (or a combination thereof) associated with distress and/or impaired functioning.
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Courtnall Celebrity Classic Fast Facts

Posted in: Fast Facts- Mar 03, 2011

The third Courtnall Celebrity Classic will take place this summer, July 22 to 24, 2011, at the Victoria Golf Course and Fairmont Empress Hotel. Previous Courtnall Celebrity Classics, held in 2003 and 2004, raised more than $2 million for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation and helped opened the doors to the Archie Courtnall Centre, a Psychiatric Emergency Services Unit at the Royal Jubilee Hospital.
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Mental Health 
in the New Patient Care Centre

Posted in: Press Releases, Spotlight- Feb 02, 2011

For the first time at Royal Jubilee Hospital, both geriatric and adult mental health patients will be cared for in the same building as other acute patients. Four full units and 82 beds in the new Patient Care Centre will be entirely dedicated to caring for patients with acute mental health needs, including a 10 bed secured Adult Mental Health – Intensive Care Unit.
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Courtnall brothers launch third Celebrity Classic

Posted in: Press Releases, Spotlight- Jan 26, 2011

Victoria and Oak Bay will once again host business, sports and Hollywood celebrities this summer as Geoff, Russ and Bruce Courtnall announced the third Courtnall Celebrity Classic will be held July 22 – 24, 2011, in support of the Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s $25 million Building Care Together campaign.
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