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Hospital Auxiliary Membership Drive Under Way

January 30, 2004 – Great River Medical Center’s Auxiliary is conducting a membership drive through Monday, Feb. 16. The Auxiliary supports volunteer recruitment and fundraising for the hospital. The auxiliary also operates the hospital’s Gift Shop.

The auxiliary funded these projects in 2003:

• Art for patient rooms, $10,000
• Baby clothes and caps, $650
• Benches near the lake, $6,700
• Burlington Public Library’s Babies Need Books program, $1,000
• Gift Shop glass door, $5,400
• Mercy Plaza artwork, $7,500
• Mercy Plaza 42-inch clock, $1,400
• SAFE Start smoke alarms, $1,000
• Scholarships for health careers, $7,500
• Stuffed Love program animals, $600
• Wheelchairs, $1,900

Individuals may join the auxiliary for just $5 a year, or $100 for a lifetime membership. For more information, please call Roberta Phillips, director, Volunteer Services, at (319) 768-3341.