Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary/Partners honored by the Missouri Hospital Association
Ste. Genevieve, MO - Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary/Partners was one of four Missouri hospital auxiliaries honored by the Missouri Association of Hospital Auxiliaries for their volunteer service. The awards were presented Thursday, Nov. 7, during MHA’s 97th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Osage Beach, Mo.
Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary/Partners was honored for exceptional efforts as an auxiliary representing a hospital with between one and 30 licensed beds.
The auxiliary members support hospital staff and work with patients throughout the hospital, operate and staff the hospital gift shop, hold fundraising events to support the purchase of hospital equipment, and fund scholarships for local students pursuing health professions. The 191 auxiliary members provided 13,479 hours of service in and outside of the hospital, and contributed $27,079 to the hospital and through the scholarship program.
Recipients of the 2019 Auxiliary of the Year Award include Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary/Partners in St. Genevieve, Mo.; Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary in Warrensburg, Mo.; Mercy Hospital Washington Auxiliary; and CoxHealth Auxiliary in Springfield, Mo. The auxiliaries were recognized for outstanding service between June 30, 2018, and June 30, 2019.