|Members of the Daviess Community Hospital Auxiliary attended the Indiana Hospital Auxiliaries Association 62nd Annual Convention held in Indianapolis October 14 through 16. |
The 3-day convention highlighted efforts across the state of Indiana and was based on the theme, “volunteers leave their fingerprints on the lives of others.” At the opening banquet, Margaret Colbert, DCH Auxiliary President, led hospital introductions for those attending. Ruby Miller, DCH Auxiliary member and chairperson of the southwest area, presented a report from southwest area hospital auxiliaries, including Daviess Community Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Deaconess, Saint Mary’s, and Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Speakers included Doug Leonard, President of the Indiana Hospital Association and Patty Spitler, former WISH-TV personality who suffers from Meniere’s disease, a progressive inner ear condition that affects both balance and hearing.
Daviess Community Hospital, Daviess County’s second largest employer, was organized in 1913 and provides a broad spectrum of quality healthcare services for people living in Daviess and surrounding counties in southwestern Indiana. A not-for-profit facility with 76 beds, Daviess Community Hospital provides a life span of health and wellness services including a modern birthing center, emergency department, general and orthopedic surgical services, and expert diagnostic lab and imaging services. Nearly 600 employees and physicians work at the hospital and in our area medical clinics, delivering skilled medical care professionally and with a personal touch, earning the hospital numerous awards for exceeding customer expectations. Learn more about our services, employees, and physicians by visiting www.dchosp.org.
Mission: Improve the health of the people who live in our communities.
Vision: To be a leader in providing quality healthcare services.
DCH Auxiliary members recently participated in the Indiana Hospital Auxiliaries Association 62nd Annual Convention held in Indianapolis October 14 through 16. They are pictured extending a helping hand and volunteer fingerprints. In the back row, left to right, are Dwight Maust, Margaret Colbert, Cindy Helderman, and Shirley Wade and in the front row, left to right, are Linda Osmon, Bernetta Buchheit, Ruby Miller, and Nina Way. The hospital auxiliary welcomes new volunteers to help with patient transport, answering phones, and assisting patients and guest inside the hospital. For an application, please contact the hospital at 254-2760.