Bev Brisco Director Home Hospice North
In her role in management within Sears for almost 20 years, Bev worked diligently with people to contribute to local organizations and raise funds for various events while she took on various management roles throughout the Sudbury location. As part of the management team at Sears she contributed to the growth and cause marketing strategies which included initiating a round-up program at Sears Sudbury with Better Beginnings, which to date has raised over $80,000. She was also team captain for the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life, and CIBC Run for the Cure. Bev also organized fundraising events at Sears for Kids With Cancer. Bev was also the representative for Sears at the Sears Drama Festival since 2000 to 2010
Now retired after 20 years, from her role in Management for Sears Sudbury, I continues to contribute her time to various local organizations throughout the community. Bev has been a Board of Directors member for Summerfest Foundation since 1999, helping to organize Summerfest and manage various aspects of the event. She was an Angel in Pink of the Breast Cancer Equipment Fund for over five years. To date Angels in Pink has helped raised over $400,000 for the purchase of life saving equipment for our local Cancer Center. Bev has also been a Board of Directors member of the Northern Cancer Foundation since 2013 and serves on both the finance and marketing committees.
More recently, since 2016, Bev has volunteered her time with the Foundation Board of Directors - Capital Campaign for Maison McCullough Hospice and has chaired the Hospice Gala for the last two years. She is serving on the executive for the New Sudbury Days; she is also serving as an executive with Keeping Seniors Warm and is a Member and volunteer for the Nickel Belt Liberal Riding Association. Bev served for a time as a Member of the Fundraising Committee for the new Ronald McDonald Room at HSN and is a committed member of the Parish Council at Holy Redeemer Parish. 2018 Bev, took on a significant role in her community on the Board of Directors with Home Hospice North, working towards giving choice and dying well.
In addition to her volunteer work, Bev is an executive member of BPW Greater Sudbury. “With so many achievements and continued community contributions, women like Bev sometimes go unnoticed.
Bev’s vibrant benevolent attitude is a gift to our group, and we are honoured and proud to have her as a member”, Carol Stahl, President BPW Greater Sudbury commented.