McLeod Dillon Auxiliary promotes the hospital through its volunteer efforts. Volunteering many hours per month, they operate the Pink Dogwood gift shop, serve as hostesses at the Main Lobby Entrance, assist patients and staff member in the Cardiac Rehab and Physical Therapy outpatient areas and give of their time at hospital functions, Red Cross blood drives and many other events throughout the year.
Proceeds from the gift shop and several other annual fundraisers that are held throughout the year have been used to purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment for McLeod Dillon. The Auxiliary members have also established a scholarship fund to encourage deserving individuals in Dillon County to further their education in health-related careers. Scholarships are awarded annually.
On May 16, Auxiliary members were awarded service pins to recognize those members that completed an initial 100 hours of service in 2017. The members were: Linda Langley, Linda McKellar, Cindy McDuffie, Molly Pittman and Sara Walters.
Betty Swinton and Judy Powell were awarded a service pin for completing 500 hours of service in 2017.
The following members were also recognized for each additional 500 hours served thereafter during 2017: Christine Carmichael, Betty Collins, Jenny Curry, Linda Dutton, Lib Flowers, Mildred Mishue, Betty Stout and Frances Tyler.
As a group, the Volunteer Auxiliary provided McLeod Dillon with a total of 5,852 volunteer hours during 2017.
For information on joining the Volunteer Auxiliary, please contact any Auxiliary member or Rhonda Altman at 843-487-1192.