Auxiliary Donates $7,000 to BCHC Departments
On January 20th, the Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary Board of Directors donated $7,000 to go towards BCHC departmental needs. This donation was made possible through several fundraisers and gift shop sales.
After reviewing grant requests, the Auxiliary Board designated $7,000 to the following departments and their requests: Lexington Estate, funding towards a wheelchair accessible indoor/outdoor swing, Specialty Clinic; funding of a workstation on wheels for visiting specialists, and Employee Health; funding of an indoor sharps disposal kiosk.
Currently, the Auxiliary is accepting scholarship applications from those continuing their education in a human healthcare related field as a current college student, or as a student of non-traditional means. Three scholarships of $1,000 available, interested individuals may request an application at the registration office of BCHC. Qualifying applicants may live in or currently work in Buchanan County. In addition, three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors through local Dollars for Scholars chapter. Applications are due by April 1st. (Download the scholarship application here!)
The Auxiliary looks forward to providing continued support BCHC and its initiatives, as well as those entering the healthcare field. For more information about the BCHC Auxiliary, please call 319-332-0905.