Auxiliary donates more than 155,000 hours of community service
Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary volunteers recognized 31 members for more than 155,000 combined hours of service to the hospital and the Liberal community during an awards ceremony on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Southwest Medical Center.
Award recipients were presented by Auxiliary Secretary, Linda Staiger, as follows:
|50 Hours||Hope Alvarez, Lindy Heitschmidt, Sheila Limbocker, Laura Oyler, Terry Rippetoe||2,200 Hours||Katie Berg|
|100 Hours||Hope Alvarez||2,900 Hours||Pam Hollar|
|200 Hours||Lindy Heitschmidt, Jackie Funk||4,000 Hours||Judy Shelmam|
|300 Hours||Patsy Fischer, Terry Rippetoe||4,800 Hours||Mary Downs|
|400 Hours||Charlene Plett||5,000 Hours||Eula Kittle|
|600 Hours||Jayne Belknap||6,000 Hours||Aneta Compton|
|800 Hours||Ann McMurphy||7,100 Hours||Sharon Garcia|
|900 Hours||Linda McCullough||7,400 Hours||Cheryl Carson|
|1,000 Hours||Pam Dorris, Jill Pittman||7,700 Hours||Linda Staiger|
|1,100 Hours||Jo Harrison||14,000 Hours||Susan Zielke|
|1,800 Hours||Juneil McQueen||14,500 Hours||Connie McPhail|
|2,100 Hours||Diane Heiers||“Too Many Hours to Count”||Kay Hay|
Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary President, Pam Hollar, thanked volunteers for their continued efforts in serving the patients and families who visit Southwest Medical Center, as well as raising funds for special purchases in the hospital through work in the Auxiliary’s gift shop and snack bar.
The Auxiliary team also elected new officers for 2023 year. These members include Pam Hollar, President; Jo Harrison, 1st Vice-President; Sharon West, 2nd Vice-President; Linda Staiger, Secretary; and Cheryl Carson, Treasurer.
The Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary welcomes volunteers of all ages to become involved in serving Southwest Medical Center. The annual membership fee for the Auxiliary is $10, which is applied towards medical scholarships. Those interested in becoming a member can contact the SWMC Gift Shop at (620) 629-6899 for more information.