Sophie Grace Torrance
was born on December 12, 2018 to Sam and Kyle Torrance (and
Grand-daughter to Marg
Ian). At one week old she went for a regular doctor's visit, and ended up
in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the children's Hospital of Eastern
Ontario in Ottawa. A few week slater at CHEO Sophie was diagnosed with a
rare genetic conditon called "Microvillus Inclusion Disease". It is
commonly understood as intensinal failure; Sophie isn't able to digest food and
will need to get her nutrients through an IV for life. the family
learned this would take specalized care, so shortly after the diagnosis this
brave and beautiful little girl took her first fligth on an ORANGE Ambulance
plane to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto. Sophie will be staying at
Sick Kids for a few more months, where she will get specialized care, the family
will learn how to continue to care for her and feed her intravenously once she's
A group of 'insurance ladies' put their heads
together and have come up with a 'fun-d-raiser'
for the Marg Torrance's family. We hope you
will join us in this venture.
Donations of 'gently used' purses are being accepted and on
Thursday, May 23rd, you (and your friends) are invited to come to the Insurance
Institute - Hamilton/Niagara Chapter and buy a new (to you) purse (or two
or three purses). Purses will be available for $10, $20 and $30.
There will also be a silent auction for a designer purse (packed full of
goodies), a Wilf Lowry Print and more!
Should you wish donate a purse (or purses), please drop them off
at the chapter office - 1439 Upper Ottawa Street, Unit 4 & 5,
Hamilton or call 905-574-1820.
$5.00 donation admission fee (beverages
and munchies available).
This event is being hosted
by Insurance Industry Friends of Marg Torrance
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019; 6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm