VWCH Auxiliary attends leadership retreat
November 28, 2005
Candy Cuneo, Jana Kingston, Nancy Nicholson, and Ellen Faulk attended the two-day 2005 Volunteer Leadership Retreat at the Hilton Hotel in Lisle in Late October.
The educational event allowed the volunteer leaders an opportunity to learn, network, and participate in breakout sessions designed to help them meet the challenges of healthcare-based volunteer organizations.
Topics included rebuilding and motivating volunteers, legislative issues facing hospitals, and running gift shops for increasing profits.
The Constituency of Volunteers (CoV) and the Administrators of Voluntary Resources (AVR) are organizations supported by the American Hospital Association.
The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary is made up of in-house volunteers and those who work on specific projects as organizers, bakers, and hostesses, throughout the year. All projects benefit the patients, visitors and their families at Valley West Community Hospital . The Auxiliary is already working on their biannual Gala Ball scheduled for Saturday, April 1, 2006 at the Gaslite Manor on Church Road in Aurora . A sumptuous meal, silent and live auctions, and dancing fill the Black-Tie- Optional evening. Committee members will be seeking donations for the silent and live auctions after the holidays.