Hospital Auxiliary of Aiken honored at City Council meeting

July 10, 2018

City Council chambers were packed with people wearing pink and blue shirts on Monday night as members of the Hospital Auxiliary of Aiken turned out in a show of support to accept a proclamation from City Council and Mayor Osbon.

“The Hospital Auxiliary of Aiken County Incorporated is comprised of volunteers from all walks of life, education, and abilities who contribute their time, energy, and their talents,” said City Councilwoman Gail Diggs during the meeting.

“Volunteers provide over 40,655 hours of volunteer service each year at Aiken Regional Medical Center,” Diggs said.

The Hospital Auxiliary was praised for the hard work of its members and all the good they do for the community. Along with their 90th anniversary being recognized, July 19, 2018 was proclaimed as Hospital Auxiliary of Aiken County month.

“It’s a wonderful feeling,” said President-elect of the Hospital Auxiliary Flo McElmurray. “We do a lot of volunteering, trying to help the hospital out, and we want people to know about it and know that it’s available. We would welcome some more volunteers.”

The Hospital Auxiliary of Aiken County is holding its 90th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aiken Regional Medical Center. People are welcome to come during that time to receive cake, punch, door prizes, and can receive more information about volunteer work at the Auxiliary Hospital.

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