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SWMC Auxiliary Celebrates Community Volunteers

KSCB News - February 8, 2016 3:44 pm

Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary volunteers recognized 39 volunteers for more than 50,000 combined hours of service to the hospital and Liberal community during an awards ceremony in January at Southwest Medical Center.

Award recipients were as follows: 50 hours – Anita Zielke; 100 hours – Susan James; 200 hours – Katie Berg, Judy Chance, Linda McCullough, Marion McCaulley; 300 hours –Aleta Arnold, Shona Blakely, Don Devinney, Connie Richmeier; 400 hours –Mary Amerin, Bonnie Creamer, Shawne Padilla; 500 hours – Lila Hagaman, Virginia McNitt, Sarah Odom, Jill Pittman; 600 hours –Judy Shelman; 800 hours –Jane Devinney, Susan Zielke; 900 hours – Cathy Corn, Barbara Hanson, Eula Kittle; 1,000 hours –Peggy Bell, Cheryl Carson; 1,200 hours – Velma Colter; 1,300 hours – Barbara Perkins; 1,600 hours – Marilyn Thompson; 1,800 hours – Mary Downs; 1,900 hours – Alice Hill; 2,200 hours – Jonice Oblander; 2,500 hours – Ann Kilgore, Connie McPhail; 3,400 hours – Linda Staiger; 3,800 hours – Sharon Garcia; 3,900 hours – Aneta Compton; 4,000 hours – Saundra Koochel; 6,900 hours – Jana Widener; and “Too Many to Count” – Kay Hay.

Auxiliary Officers were also installed during the awards ceremony. Officers for 2016 include: Linda Staiger, President; Katie Berg, First Vice-President; Saundra Koochel, Second Vice-President; Aneta Compton, Secretary; and Jana Widener, Treasurer.

The Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary welcomes volunteers of all ages to become involved in serving Southwest Medical Center. The annual membership fee for the Auxiliary is $5, which is applied towards medical scholarships. Those interested in becoming a member can contact the SWMC Gift Shop at (620) 629-6899 for more information.


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