CMH Annual Report 2017 Annual Report | Page 15

CMH Auxiliary Board Outstanding Volunteer Ambassadors Since opening its doors in 1982, CMH has valued the dedication and generosity of our Auxiliary. Our award-winning Auxiliary has approx- imately 415 members with over 325 actively volunteering within the organization. Since 1982, the Auxiliary has provided more than 761,500 volunteer hours to CMH. Over the last two years, the Auxiliary has donated more than $175,000 back to CMH, from proceeds of the Gift Garden and other Auxiliary sales. Monies raised helped support: • Tremain Family Hospitality House Health Transit bus CMH clinics electric doors Gift Garden software, shredder, register • Burgundy Ball sponsorship • Premature baby car bed • Intensive Care Unit equipment • Medical Excellence Scholarships • Christmas gifts for LTC residents • • • Patients with personal needs such as transportation, etc. • Autism Project supplies • Hospital tray favors supplies • Cancer patients shawls • Newborn Christmas hats and stockings • Parents of newborns books • Pediatric clinic activity center • Hospice Lights of Remembrance • The CMH Auxiliary received the “Award of Excellence” for the Ice Cream Cart program from the Midwest Association of Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals at the Missouri Hospital Association Convention. Art Woods presented the idea for the ice cream cart to bring joy to residents in our long-term care facilities. 415 members 761,500 volunteer hours $ 175,000 donated back to CMH President – Henry Bonner 1 st Vice Pres. – Leonard Zanatta 2 nd Vice Pres. – Jane Emory Recording Sec. – Marinell Ervin Corresponding Sec. – Loree Tedrow Legislative Rep. – Sondra Gentry Auxiliary & Gift Shop Treasurer – Judy Wollard Gift Shop Manager – Sue Bassett Gift Shop Buyers – Sue Taylor & Robin Sikes Ways/Means Chair – Judy Johnson Hospitality Chair – Emma Mincks Bake Sale Chair – Ro Wilson CJBCC Rep. – Marilyn Bamber Ash Grove LTC Rep. – Ray Runyon Hospitality House Rep. – Beverly Bonner Hospice Rep. – Judy Runyon Senior Health Center Rep. – Judy Gould Medical Office Building Rep. – Jane Emory Keeping Our Community Healthy At CMH, we make sure we are doing everything we can — inside the hospital and out — to culti- vate the health and well-being of our community. Through it, we provided over $12 million in sup- port of local organizations with health-related goals, for access to care for thousands of people who couldn’t pay for themselves, for education on health and wellness, and in programs for those with special needs. CMH offers monthly healthy balance cooking classes. 13