Washington County Hospital its Annual Auxiliary Luncheon on Thursday April 9 to express appreciation for all the hard work of the Auxiliary.
Thirty-five Auxiliary members were present for the luncheon and were presented with a lovely Geranium from the hospital CEO, Nancy Newby. WCH Board Member Bill Manier was also present in support of the Auxiliary members.
The WCH Women’s Auxiliary has been supporting the hospital and the community for over 50 years. They donate money and equipment for many programs and improvements throughout the hospital.
Over the past year the auxiliary has donated a brand new EKG Machine and a Treadmill for the Physical Therapy Department. The auxiliary raises money by hosting a number of bake and craft sales throughout the year.
The auxiliary also run the Hospital Gift Shop and local Thrift Shop. The Hospital Gifts Shop was recently refinished and has introduced new items.
The Auxiliary consists of over 65 members and the current officers of the Auxiliary are Melodie Wilkey, President; Kathy Rue, Vice President; Helen Engele, Secretary; and Bernadine Stein, Treasurer.
If you would like to become a member of the hospital Auxiliary please contact the Membership Coordinator, Carol Clark at (618)-327-3425 or Melodie Wilkey at 618-314-0155.