Posted September 26, 2013 at 12:22 pm

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The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary installed officers for the upcoming year at their annual luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the hospital classroom. Pictured are: (from left) President Georgia Detwiler, Vice President Doris Fortney, Secretary Joyce Stewart, Treasurer Nancy Harris, one year Director Thelma Forest and two year director Chris Green. Not pictured are three year Director Kay Sewell and Historian Jan Richardson.

The Auxiliary’s funds from events and the hospital gift shop allow them to purchase items for the hospital. This year they purchased a blood pressure cuff for the Cardiac Unit, a wound chair for the Wound Clinic and two pressure reduction mattresses for a total of $9,412.95.

The hospital’s next event is the Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 22 in the Christian School Gym.

Since the Hospital Auxiliary’s beginning in 1979, they have raised $229,335.94 and spent 75,772 hours in volunteer work on behalf of the hospital.