Nov 24, 2009 -
At its annual meeting on Oct. 21, the Rockville General Hospital Auxiliary gifted $56,810 to 19 hospital departments, including the Women's Center for Wellness in South Windsor and Woodlake at Tolland.
Each year, the Auxiliary grants requests from various departments for dollars to purchase medical equipment, office equipment, and other needed items not included in the capital or department budgets. To date, the Auxiliary has donated $1,479,691 to the hospital. Funds are raised through annual membership dues and proceeds from the Auxiliary's two gift shops (located at RGH and Woodlake at Tolland) and fundraisers, including Bountiful Baskets & Teacup Raffle, bake sale, trips, and Light of Life tree lighting ceremony.
Also at the annual meeting, the Auxiliary elected officers for 2009-2010. They are Joyce Jordan, President; Joan Duell, 1st Vice President; Susan Mason, 2nd Vice President; Kristen Allevo, Recording Secretary; Johnna Janiak, Corresponding Secretary; Sharon Giguere, Treasurer; Ann Williams, Gift Shop Treasurer; Jean DeNicolo, Assistant Treasurer; and Joyce Sepulveda, Nominating Chairperson.
(Sitting L-R) Kristen Allevo, Recording Secretary; Joan Duell, 1st Vice President; Joyce Jordan, President; Susan Mason, 2nd Vice President; and Sharon Giguere, Treasurer. (Standing L-R) Ann Williams, Gift Shop Treasurer; Jean DeNicolo, Assistant Treasurer; Joyce Sepulveda, Nominating Chairperson; Joan McCabe, Nominating Committee; and Johnna Janiak, Corresponding Secretary.