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Canadian hockey legend Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser visits Sarnia

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World Champion and Olympic gold medalist Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser spent the day in Sarnia Thursday, from skating with players with the Sarnia Jr. Lady Sting, to meeting with staff at Bluewater Health.

Wickenheiser signs book for Jo-Ella Maitland at the gala. (Bluewater Health Foundation photo)

Wickenheiser, who is currently serving as assistant general manager of player development for the Toronto Maple Leafs, while also completing her medical residency, was in town for the Bluewater Health Foundation’s 2023 Gala held at the Badger Hangar at the Chris Hadfield Airport.

She spoke to a sold out crowd at the event, with funds raised going towards major renovations to the hospital’s cancer clinic.

Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser speaks to a sold out crowd at the Bluewater Health Foundation’s 2023 gala, Thursday. (Journal photo)

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