Business Cares continues to grow as more local businesses support Huntsville Hospital Foundation


From the Huntsville Hospital Foundation. Photos: Trish Kruusmagi.

Main photo: Main Street Dental (from left) Dr. Chris Pearce, Allison Johnston, Angela Dunnett, Tina Atkins, Taylor Tryon, Tammy Statten, and Anita Crithlow. Missing: Becca Riehl and Kristen Brown.

With four more local businesses joining the Huntsville Hospital Foundation’s Business Cares program in recent months, it continues to grow beyond its goal of raising $1,000,000 over five years to support local healthcare.

Hidden Valley Resort & Watersedge Custom Builders and Main Street Dental, Dr. Chris Pearce, are pleased to announce they are the most recent to join the Huntsville Hospital Foundation’s Business Cares Program.  They have joined the Business Cares initiative because their donation is an investment in our community which will help improve healthcare for all residents.

You will notice the Hidden Valley Resort & Watersedge Custom Builders and Main Street Dental, Dr. Chris Pearce logos featured on the Foundation’s billboard at Hwy 60 & Muskoka Road 3 and on Frank Miller Drive.

They join two others — Cedar Grove Lodge and The Bay 88.7 FM — as the latest businesses to support the program.

Hidden Valley Resort is nestled deep in the heart of Muskoka, along the picturesque shoreline of Peninsula Lake. Watersedge Custom Builders is an innovative, versatile team, encompassing design, electrical, plumbing, framing, stonemasonry and finishing capabilities.

Paul Evans, Co-Owner of both Watersedge Custom Builders and Hidden Valley Resort says, “As residents of this beautiful community, we all rely on the extraordinary health care that is provided by Huntsville Hospital. We are thrilled to be in the position to support Huntsville Hospital Foundation and join a committed group of local business professionals and the Business Cares Initiative.”

Hidden Valley Resort / Watersedge Custom Builders

Hidden Valley Resort / Watersedge Custom Builders (from left) Jon Burnside, Scott Doughty, and Paul Evans

Main Street Dental is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile!  Dr. Chris Pearce, grew up in Port Sydney and graduated from Huntsville High school in 2004.

I choose to support Huntsville Hospital Foundation because it has served my family my entire life. More recently my son was born at Huntsville Hospital with an emergency C-section. The Huntsville Hospital is an essential part of our community that we cannot afford to lose!
Dr. Chris Pearce, Main Street Dental

The Fleming family, owners of Cedar Grove Lodge for over 90 years explain, “We support Huntsville Hospital as it looks after the medical needs of not only our personal family, but all of our staff, and also our guests who stay with us and need emergency care during their visit. I always make a point to ask the guests on their return how their experience was at the hospital. One hundred per cent of them always return with high praise for our kind hospital staff and the speed at which they were looked after. I have witnessed many times a health issue/emergency that has the potential to ruin a guest’s vacation, but is turned into a positive experience as they get looked after in a timely and skilled manner by the caring staff at the hospital. Huntsville Hospital has been there over the years for all of us, family, staff and guests alike, and we hope it will be for many more years to come. We are very pleased to show our thanks by supporting the Huntsville Hospital in the Business Cares program.”

Cedar Grove Lodge

Cedar Grove Lodge

The Bay 88.7 FM

The Bay 88.7 FM

Huntsville Hospital Foundation in partnership with their Business Cares Committee, officially launched their Business Cares initiative in January 2016 with the goal of enrolling 40 businesses in the community. They are very happy to report that they have surpassed their goal. Their plan is to continue with this successful initiative, as they have many businesses expressing interest in joining the Business Cares community. Since its inception, 45 local businesses have committed to donating $25,000 or more over the next five years for Healthcare for Life. Here.

Huntsville Hospital Foundation is a fundraising organization dedicated to improving healthcare services for residents of Muskoka and East Parry Sound.  A registered charity since 1984, its mandate is to provide ongoing capital and education resources for Huntsville District Memorial Hospital. This will ensure our hospital and medical professionals have the technology and equipment they require to provide exceptional care. Find out more about the Foundation by visiting

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