The Missouri Hospital Association recently named Hannibal Regional Auxiliary as Auxiliary of the Year for 2016. The award was given by the Missouri Hospital Association during their 94th Annual Convention & Trade Show on November 3rd.
Hannibal Regional Auxiliary was recognized for their volunteering efforts during June 2015 to May 2016. During that time, Hannibal Regional Auxiliary contributed over 23,700 hours of service. Hannibal Regional Auxiliary members provide a wide variety of services to Hannibal Regional, including a Pet Therapy Program at the James E. Cary Cancer Center, greeting visitors and patients, working at the Caring Cup and staffing two gift shops. “We are honored to be recognized as Auxiliary of the Year”, shares Karen Sutor, Hannibal Regional Auxiliary President. “Our group of volunteers is made up of people who truly care about their community and are doing their best to make a positive impact.”
Hannibal Regional Auxiliary was also recognized for their generous support of scholarships to Hannibal Regional team members. Every year Hannibal Regional Auxiliary awards scholarships to team members of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System. Since June of 2015 the Auxiliary has awarded a total of $7,000 in scholarships to deserving Hannibal Regional team members.
In total, Hannibal Regional Auxiliary contributed $99,374 to Hannibal Regional for equipment, services and scholarships. The Auxiliary hosts a variety of fundraisers each year such as the Glitz Gala Jewelry Auction, bake sales, Holiday Home tour and more!
Hannibal Regional is fortunate to have so many devoted volunteers who are dedicated to guiding our patients to better – we couldn’t do it without them! Congratulations to all our Auxilians on this well-deserved award!