WMC Auxiliary board meets

WEIRTON – The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary board meeting was held Oct. 9 in the Starvaggi Board Room, with President Sondra Weigel calling the meeting to order.

Nineteen members were in attendance, and they recited the Auxiliary Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Recording Secretary Elda Weekley read the September meeting minutes, which were approved as corrected. Treasurer Paula Billick also gave her report. Administrative Liaison Barbara Coalter reported the “All About Women” health center will soon be open and updates continue on Level 4.

Auxiliary chairmen made the following reports: Phil Troia, clergy; John Patton, coffee cart; Barbara Visnic, gift cart; Jeannie Duffy, gift shop; Paula Billick, payroll deductions and mail; Elda Weekley, publicity; Diana Crago, radiology; Marg DiClemente, skilled care; Beth DiGregorio, surgical desk escorts; Margaret Patton, volunteens; Flo Jonczak, birth certificates; and Grace Lenhart, historian and Remembrance Fund.

Hospitality Chair Joan Hawrot announced the Christmas party will be held Dec. 10 in the medical center cafeteria.

Gift Shop Committee Chair Vivian Weigel reported there will be a 20 percent discount on all sports merchandise Thursday and Friday in the gift shop. There will be a drawing for two sports baskets. Those making purchases of $10 or more will be entered for the large basket and those making purchases of $5 or more, but less than $10, will be entered for the small basket.

Record of Volunteer Hours Chair Sondra Weigel reported 3,564.5 total volunteer hours during the second quarter. The top 10 volunteers for second quarter are: Sondra Weigel, 250; Paula Billick, 171; Elda Weekley, 156; Jeannie Duffy, 140; Barbara Visnic, 107; Marilyn Hinchee, 106; Pat Gurerra, 104; Marg DiClemente, 101; Flo Jonczak, 98.5; and Jenne Fetty, 97.5.

Volunteen total hours for the second quarter was 324, with the top five being Olivia Best, 60; Haley Crews, 38.5; Kayla Bryant, 36; and Kelly Lemasters, 36.

Dates to remember:

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Books are fun;

Nov. 19, board meeting;

Dec. 5-6, Masquerade $5 jewelry;

Jan. 23-24, 2014 Roberts Medical uniforms and shoes sale; and

March 20-21, Books are fun.