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Auxiliary

Mission Statement:

The Magruder Hospital Auxiliary will provide leadership and service to our community, our members, and our hospital.

We will promote opportunities for our members to encourage self growth, fulfillment and commitment.

We will continue to support Magruder Hospital in its mission to provide the community with a variety of health related services.

Leadership:

The Auxiliary offers board and committee chair positions to individuals willing to make a 1 or 2 year commitment to the board.

2019-2020 Auxiliary Officers:

  • President: Mary Ann Widmer
  • Vice President: Betsy Deer
  • Secretary: Linda Oman
  • Treasurer: Vanda Wahlers
  • Press Reporter: Loretta Faunce

2019-2020 Committees and Chairs:

  • Gift Shop: Loretta Faunce
  • Ambassadors: 
  • Membership: Rachel Fall
  • Life Membership: Nancy Caldwell
  • Fundraising: Rachel Fall
  • Outpatient Reception: Jeannie Myers
  • Main Lobby Reception: Vanda Wahlers
  • Surgical Waiting Area: Kathy Gallogly
  • Sewing: Donna Kazimir
  • Scholarship: Becky Quisno & Dennie Heller
  • Transport: Kathy Gallogly
  • Radiology: Kathy Gallogly
  • Emergency Room Reception: Sandy Backus 

Education:

The Auxiliary is committed to providing opportunity through scholarships to local students to further their interest in healthcare professions.

Service:

The Auxiliary is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of our hard working staff and volunteers. We show our appreciation by hosting an annual Staff Appreciation Day and Volunteer Appreciation Day. The Auxiliary also assists in decorating the hospital's lobbies and waiting areas for the Christmas holiday season.

Volunteering:

Opportunities are available throughout the hospital to use your skills to support Magruder Hospital, its staff and patients. Committee assignments range from volunteering for a morning to assisting with a fundraising event or service project, to committing to working on a year long project. Meet new people and have fun while helping your community!

Fundraising:

Use your talents and work with friends to raise funds to sponsor projects that enhance the quality of care at Magruder Hospital.  In addition to our Auxiliary Gift Shop the Auxiliary also hosts book fairs, uniform sales and other fundraisers throughout the year.

Recent Projects:

  • Surgery waiting room
  • Charging stations in the Fulton Street Cafe
  • Artwork by local artists for patient rooms
  • Seating in physician offices for patients waiting for rides

2020 Upcoming Events:

  • Outside The Box Shoe Sale, Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm , Main Lobby

  • Volunteer Training, Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 1:30 pm –  3:30 pm, Conference Room A

  • Auxiliary Board Meeting, Monday, February 3, 2020, Noon, Conference Room A  

  • Vol. Appreciation Lunch, Friday, April 24, 2020, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, ABC Conference Center

  • Auxiliary Board Meeting, Monday, May 4, 2020, Noon, Conference Room A

  • Auxiliary Uniform Sale, Tuesday, May 14, 2020, 10 am – 3 pm, Main Lobby

  • Volunteer Training, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 , 10 am -  12 noon, Conference Room A

  • Volunteer Training, Thursday, June 18, 2020, 1:30 pm -  3:30 pm, Conference Room A

  • Foundation Golf Outing, Monday, July 20, 2020, Noon – 6 pm, CIC

  • Auxiliary PICNIC, Friday, July 31, 2020 , 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Lakeview Park

  • Auxiliary Board Meeting, Monday, August 3, 2020, Noon – 1:30 pm , Conference Room A

  • Jewelry Sale & Repair Event, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 8 am – 4 pm, Thursday, August 20, 2020, 7 am – 3 pm , Main Lobby

  • Annual Fall Fundraiser Style and Trunks Show , Sunday, September 20, 2020, 1:30 – 4 pm , Port Clinton Yacht Club

  • Volunteer Training, Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Conference Room A

  • Volunteer Training, Thursday,  September 24, 2020, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Conference Room A

  • Magruder Foundation Grapes & Grains,  Thursday, October 1, 2020 , 6 pm – 9 pm, Catawba Island Club

  • Auxiliary Board Meeting, Monday, October 5, 2020, Noon, Conference Room A

  • Collective Goods Books and Gift Items, Monday, October 19, 2020, 10 am - 4 pm and Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 8 am - 4 pm, Main Lobby

  • Annual Auxiliary Celebratory Meeting, Monday, November 2, 2020, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, ABC Conference Center

  • Gift Shop Open House, Friday, November 6, 2020 , 9 am – 6 pm, Gift Shop

  • Decorate for the Holidays & Gift Exchange, Monday, November 30, 2020, 9 am – 2 pm,  Exchange 12 noon, Magruder Hospital

  • Auxiliary Executive Board Orientation Meeting, Friday, January 8, 2021, Noon – 2:00 pm, Conference Room A

 

For More Information: Please contact the Auxiliary and Volunteer Coordinator, at 419-734-3131 ext. 3256.

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