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society energy professionals gran fondoSociety of Energy Professionals spokesperson Eric Tiisler (left) with Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Secretary-Treasurer Joan Vaughan and Board Chair Jim Barbour, March 6. The Society of Energy Professionals donated $10,000 towards the upcoming Gran Fondo fundraiser.

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The Society of Energy Professionals is the newest Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming Gran Fondo event this summer. The union that donated $10,000 to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation fundraiser is now joining Re/Max Land Exchange Ltd. and Bruce Power in their Platinum level sponsorship, become a route sponsor for the 110km Pretty in Paisley route.

Eric Tiisler from the Society of Energy Professionals said the Saugeen Memorial Hospital is a cornerstone for the community. “Our hospital is a very important component of our community,” he said, adding, “part of our Foundation is to ensure locally that we support initiatives that span a number of activities and this one resonated with us because it involves sport, it involves a bit of a competition; but also there was an aspect of funding the hospital as well.”