Posted on May 13, 2013

Keith & Betty Beedie Award for Leadership in Philanthropy Announced

BURNABY – Keith and Betty Beedie were honoured recipients of Burnaby Hospital Foundation’s Distinguished Patron Award at the inaugural Diamonds in the Sky gala on May 4, 2013. During the award presentation, Tinu Mathur, Chair of Burnaby Hospital Foundation, announced that the award will be renamed the Keith & Betty Beedie Award for Leadership in Philanthropy.

“As strong pillars of the British Columbia community, Keith and Betty Beedie continuously lead by example. Through their caring and passion they demonstrate the difference one can make by giving back,” says Tinu Mathur, Chair, Burnaby Hospital Foundation. “Their generous contributions to Burnaby Hospital Foundation throughout the years have helped so many. Naming this award for them honours their exceptional leadership in supporting Burnaby Hospital through philanthropic endeavours.”

“Keith and Betty Beedie’s support of Burnaby Hospital Foundation has had a very positive impact,” says Cheryl Carline, President & CEO, Burnaby Hospital Foundation. “Over the decades, they have been instrumental in raising crucial funds that equip Burnaby Hospital with state-of-the-art technology like the MRI unit. Their giving nature is exemplary and we are pleased to be recognizing them.”

Watch the video about Keith and Betty Beedie and the Distinguished Patron Award: