The Woman’s Hospital Auxiliary recently held a luncheon at Beausoleil to install new officers, present the 2018 Healthcare Auxilian Awards, and recognize grant recipients. 2018-2020 Auxiliary officers include Frankie Edwards, President; Nancy Hubiak, President-Elect; Peggy Vernice, Vice President/Fundraising Chair; Susan Bordelon, Treasurer; Carol Smith, Recording Secretary; JoEllen Williams, Corresponding Secretary; and Judy Peterson and Scotti Vermaelen, Board Members-at-Large.
Elizabeth Dimmick and Wanda Montgomery were recognized for volunteering at Woman’s since the hospital opened in 1968 – 50 years! Both were named Healthcare Auxilians of the Year.
The Auxiliary granted $10,000 to several departments at Woman’s, including $2,000 to Audiology to assist children needing hearing aids, $1,000 to the Adult Intensive Care Unit for early loss/miscarriage support kits and clothing, and $500 to the Newborn and Infant Intensive Care Unit for laundry supplies.
(L to R) President Frankie Edwards and Past-President Francine Boyd
(L to R) Yvonne Caballero, committee chair with Elizabeth Dimmick, Healthcare Auxilian of the Year and 50-year member of Woman’s Auxiliary.
(L to R) Auxiliary Officers Nancy Hubiak, Susan Bordelon, Peggy Vernice, Carol Smith, Judy Peterson, JoEllen Williams and Scotti Vermaelen.
(Front right) Wanda Montgomery, Healthcare Auxilian of the Year and 50-year member of Woman’s Auxiliary with fellow Auxilians Alice Pate (front left), Iva Wright and Bob Carr.