The PROBUS Club of Applewood
Speaker - Kitrina Fex - Executive Director Heart House Hospice
April 13, 2023
Title:  Homecare, Hospice and Palliative Care

Kitrina is a senior-level executive with over 19 years of experience in the healthcare, financial and legal sectors, emphasizing on mental health & addictions, homecare, and hospice palliative care across the care continuum. She is the Executive Director of Heart House Hospice and has held various roles across the sector, predominately in Mississauga, Halton and Central West regions. Kitrina holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Windsor, a Master of Arts (Social and Developmental Psychology) from McMaster University and is finalizing her Master of Business Administration from the University of Fredericton, specializing in Global Innovative Leadership.

Judy Fountain - Judy is the Board Chair of Heart House Hospice. Prior to retirement, Judy was the Chief Financial Officer with the Greater Toronto Airport Authority.

Shelley Maynard - Shelley is the Director of Development at Heart House Hospice and supports our fundraising efforts and donor relations.

Speaker - Kevin Donovan
May 11, 2023
Title:  The Bernie and Honey Sherman Case

Kevin Donovan is the Toronto Star's Chief Investigative Reporter. His focus is on journalism that exposes wrongdoing and affects change.

Over more than three decades he has reported on the activities of charities, governments, police, and businesses, among other institutions. Donovan also reported from the battlefields in the Gulf War and the War in Afghanistan following 9/11.

He has won three National Newspaper Awards, two Governor General's Michener Awards, the Canadian Journalism Foundation Award and three Canadian Association of Journalists Awards.

As the Star's editor of investigations for many years, Donovan led many award-winning projects for the paper. He is the author of several books, including "Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation" and the "Dead Times" (a fictional novel).

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