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 April 16, Auxiliary members were awarded service pins to recognize those members that have completed 500 or more hours of service in 2013. These members were: Ruby Carter (511 hours), Bea Carmichael (2,040 hours), Mary Lois Clark (1,041 hours), Betty Collins (2,673 hours), Lois Graham (573 hours), Barbara Hinson (564 hours), Patti McInnis (718 hours), Mary Ricks (1500 hours), and Frances Tyler (4,180 hours).
As a group, the Volunteer Auxiliary provided McLeod Dillon with a total of 6,616 volunteer hours during 2013.
For information on joining the Volunteer Auxiliary, please contact the Administrative Office of McLeod Dillon at 487-1381.