Hardisty Hospital Auxiliary

Incorporated As A Charitable Organization Since 1974

What We Do For Our Community

Fund Raise:

  • Raffles and Bake Sales
  • Showcase - Health Centre Foyer (handmade items and patient toiletries)
  • Vending Machines - Health Centre Foyer
  • Red Deer Casino every two years
  • Memorial Donations
  • Garage Sales

Provide:

  • Weekly Bingo for LTC Residents three Wednesdays per month
  • Lunches and gifts for all special occasions
  • Subsidized hair care service for Long Term Care Residents
  • Lunch for the Long Term Care Christmas Party
  • Help with the LTC Handivan outings when needed
  • Buy equipment and furnishings for the Health Care Centre and Medical Clinic
  • Financial Assistance to community members with special needs.
  • Meals on Wheels service
  • Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun and large print Reader's Digest for Long Term Care Residents

What We Do for the Province of Alberta

  • We are a member of the Alberta Association of Hospital Auxiliaries. (This keeps us aware of all provincial changes regarding health related topics)
  • We send 1 or 2 local delegates to the Provincial Convention each year. (Funding is provided by the East Central Region)
  • We provide a "Rural Voice" on timely issues at the provincial level
  • We give financial support to some special provincial projects
  • What We Do for Our Youth

Volunteen Program:

For Students 14 - 19 years who must volunteer 30 hours of their time each year, to the local hospital. The Auxiliary provides a special graduation and awards in the spring, to acknowledge student's contributions.

What We Need to Continue Our Organization:

  • Community Support and Awareness
  • New Members
  • New Ideas
  • Increased commitment to the work of our Auxiliary and a revitalized awareness to the meaning of the word "VOLUNTEER"

Rewards of Membership

  • Satisfaction - In knowing you have helped your community
  • Fellowship with other local and regional members
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • great meal, gift exchange, and fun (paid for a member's own expense)
  • The camaraderie of working together to achieve a common goal

Our Commitment

  • To provide comfort and an improved quality of life for the Long Term Care Residents of the Hardisty Health Centre and Senior Citizens of the community
  • To act as a liason between the Health Centre and the community at large
  • To promote and provide health related educational opportunities for young people of Hardisty and district through burasaries and special programs
  • To encourage volunteerism by setting an example in the community
  • To assist the Health Centre during times of crisis. (eg. SARS epidemic)
  • To contribute financial assistance to special health related community and district projects.
  • To accomplish our goals by enjoying all the benefits of belonging to a charitable organization

Meetings

Monthly - 2nd Monday (no meetings July or August)
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Wild Rose Room at the  Hardisty Health Centre
Dues: $3.00 Per Year
This is your special Invitation to Join Us as Our Guest for a General Meeting

Phone:  June Crone - 888-3544
 

Auxiliary Elected Members:

President: Bev Whitelock
Vice President: Shirley Campbell/ Charlotte Nickel
Treasurer: June Crone/ Shirley Macfayden
Secretary: Vicky Cullum