Olympic Medical Center Auxiliary gives $25,000 in equipment
The OMC Auxiliary recently held its “wish list” ceremony, in which needed equipment is distributed to departments throughout Olympic Medical Center. Representatives of departments receiving equipment are, from left, Angie Graff, director of obstetrics; Sue Rainey, director of emergency services; Bill Whitten, OMC Auxiliary board president; Laura Anderson, Lifeline and office manager, Olympic Medical Home Health; Bonnie Maley, director of the critical care unit; and Julie Sell, manager of security/safety.
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The auxiliary also presented three local students each with a $1,500 scholarship.
“I am very appreciative of the auxiliary's support of the medical center and their efforts to help us purchase needed medical equipment,” said Eric Lewis, OMC chief executive officer.
“Our auxiliary members and volunteer group are tremendously valuable assets for our organization, and we are thankful for their efforts and donations.”
Bill Whitten, president of the OMC Auxiliary, presented the following “Wish List” awards:
■ Obstetrics: A portable vital-sign monitor with a value of $3,306.
■ Safety / Security: Fire training package with a value of $11,940.
■ Critical Care Unit: Blood and fluid warmer with a value of $1,164.
■ Olympic Medical Home Health: Lifeline personal help button replacements with a value of $5,000.
■ Emergency Department: Portable vital-sign monitor with a value of $3,306.
Julie Sell, chairwoman of the auxiliary scholarship committee, presented $1,500 scholarships to Shelby Napiontek, Adrian Clifford and Kevin Herzog.
The OMC Auxiliary holds its wish list ceremony every summer, providing equipment for OMC.
The auxiliary raises funds for OMC through a variety of fundraisers and its gift shop in the hospital lobby.
For more information about the OMC Auxiliary, email Whitten at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on how to become an OMC volunteer, contact Kathy Coombes, volunteer coordinator, at email@example.com or 360-565-9110.
Last modified: August 22. 2013 5:48PM