The Hospital Auxiliary promotes McLeod Dillon through its volunteer efforts. Volunteering many hours per month, they operate the Pink Dogwood gift shop, serve as hostesses at the Main Lobby Entrance, assist patients and staff member in the Cardiac Rehab and Physical Therapy outpatient areas and give of their time at hospital functions, Red Cross blood drives and many other events throughout the year. Proceeds from the gift shop and several other annual fundraisers that are held throughout the year have been used to purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment for McLeod Dillon. The Auxiliary members have also established a scholarship fund to encourage deserving individuals in Dillon County to further their education in health-related careers. Scholarships are awarded annually.
On May 15, Auxiliary members were awarded service pins to recognize those members that have completed an initial 100 hours of service in 2012. These members were: Frances Hayes (157 hours) and Barbara Manning (105 hours). The following members were also recognized for each 500 hours served thereafter during 2012: LaRue Bracey ( 3,033 hours), Betty Collins (2,312 hours), Linda Dutton (761 hours), Terri Holliday (3,351 hours), Ruby Hodges (2,158 hours), Magnolia Williams (535 hours), Molly Whittington (3,005 hours), and Mildred Mishue (1,041 hours).
As a group, the Volunteer Auxiliary provided McLeod Dillon with a total of 6,914 volunteer hours during 2012.
For information on joining the Volunteer Auxiliary, please contact the Administrative Office of McLeod Dillon at 487-1381.