John and Margaret Elliott spent their careers in hands-on occupations – he as a tradesman and business owner and she as a home economics teacher. Applied learning was their specialty and it is a reason why they chose to support Georgian College with a $1-million donation.
The contribution is in support of Georgian’s Centre for Health and Wellness at the Barrie Campus, opening on Aug. 31. The centre will feature six community-accessible health clinics and multiple simulation labs where students will receive hands-on training in their health care discipline.
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