Monday, June 21, 2010 - Dedicated Volunteers Donate $50,000 to North Broward Medical Center

Auxiliary Fulfills $350,000 Pledge

Deerfield Beach, FL - Broward Health North Broward Medical Center's Auxiliary recently presented a $50,000 check to the hospital at a luncheon held at Lighthouse Point Yacht Club on Friday, June 18th. With this donation, the Auxiliary has fulfilled its pledge of donating $350,000 to North Broward Medical Center.

“We couldn’t be more appreciative of the numerous ways the Auxiliary supports us on a daily basis,” said Pauline Grant, CEO of North Broward Medical Center. “Their donation extends far past the monetary support.”

The Auxiliary's newest slate of officers was also installed at the luncheon:
President – Jo D'Espies
First Vice President – Richard Shontere
Second Vice President – Suzanne Carlson
Third Vice President – Barbra Esty
Recording Secretary – Gertrude Mayer
Corresponding Secretary – Bertha Aiello

The Auxiliary at North Broward Medical Center is a group of volunteers who dedicate their time to supporting the many facets of the hospital. In addition to the proceeds from the gift shop, the auxiliary hosts fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for the hospital as well as scholarships for high school seniors. With a team of 136 volunteers, the auxiliary worked a remarkable 49,000 hours this past year. 

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