Children needing specialized care for heart-related conditions will see their specialist in a state-of-the-art Echo exam room within Pediatric Outpatients at Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan, thanks to a generous contribution of $125,000 by Mainline Automotive Group.

RR-2015-12-30-Mainline-donation-CHFSThe parent company of five auto dealerships, Mainline Automotive Group has built their business on strong family values. Directors Curtis and Gerald Merrifield, along with their partners Jason Ediger, Kevin Douglas, Keegan McAvoy and Bob Bodnarchuk, understand the importance of giving back to their provincial community.

“There’s nothing more important than family and being able to give back to Saskatchewan families through this gift just makes sense. We are so happy to provide kids with enhanced cardiac care to help give families hope for a healthier future,” says Curtis Merrifield, President and CEO.

The contribution will support an exam room where children will receive diagnosis and treatment of cardiac abnormalities. The funding comes as a collective gift between Mainline Automotive Group includes Rosetown Mainline, Mainline Chrysler, Kindersley Mainline, Watrous Mainline, Virden Mainline and Mainline RV & Marine.

“This gift will have a tremendous impact on young patients in need of cardiac care at the new children’s hospital,” says Brynn Boback-Lane, President and CEO of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. “With five dealerships across the region supporting the hospital through this gift, it serves as a reminder of the importance of our new maternal and children’s hospital not just for Saskatoon residents but for our entire province.”