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Volunteers continue to serve auxiliary

The executive committee of St. Luke Hospital Auxiliary met Jan. 27. President Judy Reno led the group in the auxiliary prayer.

Joyce Richmond reported a profit of $82.48 the previous month from the gift case and volunteers worked 250 hours.

Volunteer chairman Janice Case reported a record number of volunteer hours of 362 within the facility and 1,214 other hours.

Janet Herzet of Marion Home Care asked the group to consider sponsoring a team for Relay for Life of Marion County.

Chief executive officer Jeremy Armstrong reported positive financials, and the rural health clinic survey was conducted Jan. 20, and approved without deficiencies.

Brett Wise, an optometrist from Emporia, will increase his hours because of demand.

The employee of the quarter was Mary Raleigh.

Architects were expected to present plans at the hospital board meeting.

Cardiac rehab still is in the planning and investigative stages.

Lenore Dieter, Unit II chairman, volunteered to make tray favors in February for St. Luke Living Center residents. The living center coffee will be Tuesday. The next meeting is March 5.

Membership chairman Elora Robinson reported a current membership of 82 lifetime, 18 annual, and two associate members.

Reno appointed a committee to make recommendations regarding selling pies at Old Settlers’ Day or make changes in conjunction with Marion Kiwanis. Committee members are Eileen Sieger, Dieter, and Robinson.

Chocolates were given for facility staff recognition, the committee will review the Relay for Life proposal of participation as presented, and a guitar that was donated to the auxiliary was sold on eBay.

The next executive meeting will be Feb. 24.

Last modified Feb. 4, 2009