Hardisty Hospital Auxiliary

Incorporated As A Charitable Organization Since 1974

What We Do For Our Community

Fund Raise:

  • Raffles 
  • Foyer (handmade items and patient toiletries)
  • Vending Machines - Health Centre Foyer
  • Casino 
  • Memorial Donations

Provide:

  • Weekly Bingo for LTC Residents on Wednesdays 
  • 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 
  • Large print Reader's Digest for Long Term Care Residents
  • Showcase in Health Centre Foyer - historical items

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
  • Help provide educational topics at Regional meetings
  • Network with Auxiliaries of the Region to promote change in relative health care topics at the Provincial level

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 to acknowledge student's contributions. Bursaries are available for Volunteens who complete a medically related post-secondary program.

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
  • 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 
  • 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)
  • Purchase equipment and furnishings for Hardisty Health Centre
  • 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: 7:00 PM
Where: Wild Rose Room at the  Hardisty Health Centre
Dues: $4.00 Per Year
This is your special Invitation to Join Us as Our Guest for a General Meeting

Auxiliary Elected Members:

President: Charlotte Nickel
Vice President: Florence Sather
Treasurer:  Shirley MacFadyen
Secretary: Vicky Cullum