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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Jones Memorial Auxiliary raises over $110,000 in 2015

The Jones Memorial Auxiliary is a small but very determined group of individuals who are dedicated to raising money for Jones Memorial Hospital. This year, the group did a spectacular job; raising over $110,856.
“Our auxiliary has once again exceeded all expectations,” said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones Memorial Hospital. “This year they set a record, funding over $110,856 worth of patient equipment. We are so grateful for their dedication and all the hard work they do for our patients.”
The new equipment includes an ultrasound machine to be shared between the emergency department and anesthesia, new sleep chairs for the birthing suites for fathers and other support people, and replacements for defibrillators and ENT equipment and instruments.
Some of the activities sponsored by the Auxiliary are used book sales, Vera Bradley sales, chicken barbecue, Books Are Fun sales, uniform sales, costume jewelry sales, employee appreciation tea, Celebrate Summer Classic Golf Tournament, fine jewelry sales, and the Gala & Silent Auction. The Auxiliary also runs the hospital gift shop. Everyone at Jones Memorial Hospital would like to thank the Auxiliary for everything they do, every day!
PHOTO: The JMH Auxiliary raised over $110,000 for the hospital in 2015. One of the items purchased was an ultrasound machine that will be shared between the emergency department and anesthesia. On hand to thank the Auxiliary members and take a look at the new machine were, standing from left: JMH President/CEO Eva Benedict; Auxiliary President Kay Eicher; Olive Twig President Marsha Sick; Syliva Masin, one of the longest serving members of the Auxiliar; Emergency Department Physician Assistant Mike Mathieson, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Mark Elliott, and Emergency Department Nurse Coordinator Mona Carbone. Seated are Gift Shop Manager Kathrine Gilbert and Hemlock Twig President Caren Gibson.