Health Care Auxiliary Elects New Officers

Posted: 10/28/2011

From left to right: Deb Davis, Vice President; Florence McDaniel, Installation Officer; Marlys Berkland, Membership; Hazel Hauff, Past President/Advisor; Barb Mielke, Courtesy Secretary; Irene Porter, Volunteer Coordinator; Lois Sorenson, Recording Secretary; Ruth Hevle, Treasurer; and Sally Damm, President.The Brookings Health System Health Care Auxiliary recently installed officers for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

New officers include: Sally Damm, President; Deb Davis, Vice President; Hazel Hauff, Past President/Advisor; Marlys Berkland, Membership; Barb Mielke, Courtesy Secretary; Irene Porter, Volunteer Coordinator; Lois Sorenson, Recording Secretary; and Ruth Hevle, Treasurer.

The Auxiliary promotes and advances the welfare of Brookings Health System and area nursing homes through approval of the organizations' Governing Boards. The Auxiliary accomplishes its mission through fundraising and service to the institutions and their patients, residents and clients. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m., except July and August, in the hospital conference rooms.

Anyone who is interested in becoming an Auxiliary member or to find out more about the organization may contact Marvis Jenner at 605-692-9136 or Marlys Berkland at 605-692-5094 for further information.

About Brookings Health System
Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed Brookview Manor nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.