SCKMC Auxiliary Recognize Top Volunteers
April 10, 2014
The South Central Kansas Medical Center Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon was held on Tuesday, April 8th. The event is used to recognize those members who have shown an outstanding commitment to the hospital through out the past year. With over 50 active members, the organization provided a substantial impact to the hospital in 2013.
Arkansas City, KS - The South Central Kansas Medical Center Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon was held on Tuesday, April 8th. The event is used to recognize those members who have shown an outstanding commitment to the hospital through out the past year. With over 50 active members, the organization provided a substantial impact to the hospital in 2013.
"We had 10,489 hours volunteered," said Gloria Hull the Auxiliary President.
Auxiliary members are recognized with certificates or lapel pins depending upon the number of hours volunteered throughout the year. Steve Perkins, SCKMC's CEO, presented the awards.
"The generosity of the women and men in our Auxiliary overwhelms me. The willingness to bring aid to the sick and suffering of our community speaks to their humanity and compassion. We are so grateful for all that these 'angels' do"," Perkins said.
Members receiving certificates of appreciation were Anita Green, Phyllis McCormick, Bernadine McLain, and Maybelle Smith.
The following members were recognized for volunteering 100 hours of service to the hospital: Mary Akers, Liz Bricky, Velma Cheslic, Freda Collins, Dorothy Decker, Rebecca Gilmore, Linda Humiston, Gary Humiston, Neil Jensen, Judie Kadau, Connie Kimsey, Fern Knocke, Donna Rindt, Joyce Robinson, Bonnie Smith, and Lois Spencer.
The following members were recognized for volunteering 200 hours of service to the hospital: Helen Bossi, Judy Day-Trenary, Bud Kendrick, Sue Killman, Sallie McVay, Neil Paisley, Myrtle Posey, Joan Seidel, Jackie Shafer, Sharon Shelton, Maxine Soule, Colleen Taylor, and Sara Ward.
The following members were recognized for volunteering 300 hours of service to the hospital: Rose Anstine, Betty Harper, Betty Johnson, Mildred Johnston, Kay Kennedy, Sue Krueger, Myrna Merz, Jody Rahn, Marilyn Stout, and Judy Wampler.
The following members were recognized for volunteering 400 hours of service to the hospital: JoAnn Baker, DeeAnn Goodson, Gloria Hull, Leslie Sherman, Marilyn Tracy, and Kathleen Walker.
Marty Nuckels was recognized for volunteering 800 hours of service to the medical center in 2013.
Mayor Jay Warren and Dr. Nick Rogers, SCKMC's Chairman of the Board of Trustees, also attended the luncheon and showed their appreciation of the Auxiliary's accomplishments.
"I would like to thank each and every one of you for all the time, effort, and work that you put into the hospital. It wouldn't be the same place without you. Thank you for your beautiful smiles, cheerful welcomes, and all that you donate," Rogers said.
The Auxiliary volunteers their time at the medical center's gift shop, information desk, and various other departments through out the facility. They also volunteer their time to create items for craft bazaars, bake sales, and other fundraisers.
Their next fundraiser will be the annual Good Friday Bake Sale being held on Friday, April 18th in SCKMC's main lobby. The bake sale begins at 7:00 a.m. and features a variety of homemade desserts and treats. The funds raised throughout the year are used to purchase equipment and furnishings for the facility.
Photo: Neil Jensen (left) receives a service recognition pin from Auxiliary President Gloria Hull at the SCKMC annual awards luncheon.