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Melody & Tim Roth, Woodstock & District Canine Association

Grateful Patients show support

The Woodstock & District Canine Association has been donating on a monthly basis to their members’ favorite charities. I am one of the more recent members so had to wait until now to make my choice on where I wanted to send my donation.

It wasn’t hard to make my decision on where I wanted my donation to go.

Last fall/winter my husband Tim was admitted to the hospital twice—once in November for a heart attack and again in December after a fall in which he broke 7 ribs. We found the Emergency Department wonderful to work with, the nurses are fantastic and the doctors are great. They were awesome with Tim & I and our family. He was eventually sent upstairs to the Critical Care Unit in November and the Surgical Wing in December. The staff there was great as well. We really appreciated it.

Thanks for everything,
Melody and Tim Roth.

Posted Monday, October 5 2015


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