The Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary held its general meeting and annual awards luncheon on September 12, 2018. The event celebrated a total of 12,956.5 hours contributed to the Auxiliary and its programs that benefit UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester.
Members of the Auxiliary recognized for achieving service milestones are:
- For 250 Hours: Miguel Moran and Nancy Sims
- For 500 hours: Shearer Bailey, Odralys Cruz, Beckl Herbert, Karol Redline, Nellie Robinson, Peggy Warner
- For 1,000 hours: Betty Ridgley and Shirley Shortall
- For 2000 hours: Alexis Adams, Nancy Linder, Lucy Phillips
- For 3000 hours: Mamie Short
- For 4000 hours: Kathy Potter
- For 6000 hours: Diane McCarthy
- For 8000 hours: Lee Boyce
Also honored was Barbara Weiss, “Volunteer of the Year” for the work that she does for the Robin Hood Shop and the Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary Board of Directors.
“Barbara comes in whenever she gets the call from The Robin Hood Shop that we are short on volunteers, need help in the back of the shop, or just simply answers the phone for help,” says Cathy Gullion, shop manager, Robin Hood Shop. “She has stepped up in several ways and I can rely on her as a go-to-person for me to bounce ideas.”
“The Auxiliary continues be a strong force in the advancement of health care for Dorchester County residents through the hard work of its volunteers,” says Brian Leutner, executive director, UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. “Through the Robin Hood Shop and the Hospital Gift Shop, they raise funds that help purchase equipment, furnishings and advanced health care technology, all of which benefit patient care.”
The Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary raises funds to support programs, services, equipment and patient care at UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Fundraising efforts include sales from the Robin Hood Shop, located at 416 High Street in Cambridge, and the Hospitality Shop, located on the first floor of the hospital. To learn more about volunteer opportunities with the Auxiliary or additional ways to support the organization, call 410-228-0091.