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Fleming College Students Taking the Plunge for Campbellford Memorial Hospital


Peterborough, ON (Jan. 25, 2023) – Eight Fleming College students are getting ready to take an icy dip into the waters of the Trent River to support patients at Campbellford Memorial Hospital.

Paramedic students Danielle Balvert, Sam Joyce, Hannah Carson, Stephan Nguyen-Duong, Theo Guenther and Taiya Martin and Practical Nursing students Alexandrea Lavoie and Belle Veinot are taking part in this year’s 31st Annual Polar Plunge.

These students are passionate about community involvement and hope to raise money to help fund new equipment at CMH to help improve patient care and experience.

The Paramedic team’s fundraising page can be found here. The fundraising page for the Practical Nursing team can be found here.

The plunge takes place on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 12 p.m. at Lion’s Park in Campbellford.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 80,000 alumni.

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Deeth
Communications Officer
705-749-5530 ext. 1161