The 2016 Hearing Health Awards

Join us on February 25, 2016, for our inaugural Hearing Health Awards! In anticipation of World Hearing Day on March 3, 2016, THFC is pleased to recognize a number of community members who have made a difference in the world of hearing health awareness, and we look forward to honouring their achievements and philanthropy.

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016; 5:30–7:00 pm
Where: Royal Canadian Yacht Club, 141 St. George Street, the City Clubhouse, Toronto, ON
What: A reception celebrating those whose support has had such a powerful impact on hearing health in Canada.

    • 5:30-6:00 – Cocktails and Meet & Greet
    • 6:00-6:45 – The 2016 Hearing Health Awards Presentation

    Hearing health affects us all. Please join us – we would welcome the opportunity to celebrate our accomplishments with you and your guests.
    Please RSVP to Andrea Swinton at, or by phone at 416-364-4060, x2.

    THFC Hearing Health Award Categories

    Outstanding Volunteer

    Candace Chattergoon
    Candace’s commitment to hearing health included volunteering long-term with THFC.

    Outstanding Philanthropist

    Richard Rooney
    Mr. Rooney is a former THFC board member and has demonstrated extraordinary generosity to help advance hearing health in Canada.

    Excellence in Education

    Paul Harris
    Paul Harris is a THFC Sound Sense coordinator, and his excellent program delivery ensures
    children regularly hear the important message of hearing protection.

    Outstanding Youth

    Brendan Scaldwell
    Brendan is an 11-year-old boy with hearing loss who independently hosted a fundraising bicycle ride. He rode 100km to raise awareness for hearing loss.

    Outstanding Contribution to Research

    Gordon Mason
    Gordon Mason has been supporting THFC’s medical research initiatives at a significant level since 1998, and is an invaluable supporter of hearing health research in Canada.