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A Tradition of Caring and Sharing
The Hospital Auxiliary was formed in 1952 with the original mission to give patient service. Today's Auxiliary focuses its efforts on fundraising projects to support Noyes Health and benefit the community.
Auxiliary Membership Requirements
To fulfill membership requirements, each active member of the Auxiliary is asked to participate in at least one fundraising event each year. The Auxiliary projects are described below. All members are kept informed of upcoming events through the Auxiliary Newsletter. Patronage of the events by all Auxilians is encouraged and appreciated. Membership applications are available in the Spice Box Gift Shop.
Auxiliary Donations to Noyes Hospital
The proceeds of the Auxiliary fundraisers are donated to Noyes Hospital. The most recent donations are:
2015 – $57,500 to Noyes Health and $10,000 for the new computer program in the Spice Box Gift Shop.
2014 – $75,000 for the Mary Saunders Beiermann Emergency Department. This payment was the first payment toward the Auxiliary’s four-year commitment to donate $305,500 to the Emergency Department for all the patient rooms, the waiting area and the furniture in the waiting area.
2013 – $95,000 for the purchase of cardiac monitoring equipment and flooring on the Medical/Surgical unit
2012 – $103,000 for the purchase of cardiac monitoring equipment, 40 Lifeline units, a bladder scanner, a bariatric bed and a blood pressure monitor
2011 – $57,000 for the purchase of cardiac monitoring equipment, cardiac rehab equipment, supplies for mental health, and childbirth education books
2010 – $50,000 to renovate the Infusion Center and purchase treatment chairs with heat and massage capability.
Scholarships for Healthcare Education
In 1977, the Auxiliary established a scholarship program. Today, Noyes Auxiliary provides up to $5,000 in scholarships each year to high school seniors in the Noyes Health service area interested in careers in a health-related field. The scholarship recipients for 2016 were announced at the Auxiliary Dinner Meeting in April. The recipients were Melissa Kirsop from Perry Central School, Jacob Mesi from Avon High School and Alexis Rudesil from Hornell High School. Melissa would like to become an Orthodontist. Jacob plans on becoming a Neurosurgeon. Alexis' goal is to work in Oncology and/or Prosthetics Design. An additional $300 in scholarships is given to graduating students of the Health Careers Academy, part of the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership.
- Academic Excellence Award – Danielle Waite (Dansville Central School)
- Clinical Excellence Award – Vanessa Motzer (Wayland Cohocton)
- Citizenship Award – Reilly Landino (Wayland Cohocton)
Click here for the Noyes Health Auxiliary Scholarship webpage
Ice Cream for Noyes Health Employees
To express thanks to Noyes Health employees who are very supportive of the Auxiliary’s projects, especially the Spice Box Gift Shop and Coffee Bar, the Auxiliary provides ice cream sundaes to all employees during Hospital Week in May. Employees at Noyes Health Services in Geneseo, Noyes Dialysis Center, Noyes Mental Health and Creekside Family Medicine also enjoy the ice cream.
ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE FOLLOWING AUXILIARY PROJECTS BENEFIT NOYES HEALTH:
Spice Box Gift Shop and Coffee Bar
Our Spice Box Gift Shop and Coffee Bar is located in the main lobby of the Hospital and is staffed by volunteers who work 3 – 5 hour shifts. Great coffee, snacks, sandwiches, beverages, fresh flowers, balloons, and a wide variety of gift items are available. The Spice Box was voted “Best Gift Shop in Dansville” in 2014 according to a Genesee Country Express survey.
Hours are: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays during November and December.
Phone orders are welcome and most major credit cards are accepted. Phone: (585) 335-4288.
The Auxiliary also provides a coffee cart with treats in the Registration area from 9 – 1 Monday through Friday.
Volunteers are always needed in these two areas. Call Christa Barrows at 585 335-4358 to volunteer.
Chip in Fore Noyes Classic
This popular fundraising event is held at a local golf course each year during the third week of July. Noyes Health vendors, community golfers and businesses support it. To download an application form, please click here.
Event Details:Monday, July 17, 2017 FarView Golf Course 2419 Avon Geneseo Road Avon, NY 14414 585-226-8210 www.farviewgc.com
Held at the Hospital the first week of May, the very successful flower sale offers the community a great variety of hanging baskets, annuals and perennials at terrific pricing. Perfect for Mother's Day!!
1/4 Mile Kids Run
The 23rd annual Dansville 1/4 Mile Kids Run promotes wellness, exercise and fun competition for the youth, ages 3 to 11 in our community. The event is held in conjunction with the Dansville Teachers' Association and with support from local businesses. Applications for the run are available in the Dansville Primary and Elementary school offices, as well as at the switchboard at Noyes Hospital in May.
Tree of Lights
Members of the community may recognize or remember a loved one by making a $5 donation for an angel ornament on the Christmas trees displayed in the Hospital's Registration Lobby and in the Saunders Surgical Center. The loved one's name is placed on the angel, as well as in a memorial book. Click here for the form.
Books are Fun Sale
Every November, Noyes Health Auxiliary hosts a Books are Fun sale in the Conference Center. This year's sale will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Noyes Memorial Hospital's Lower Level Conference Rooms. Check www.booksarefun.com to see the selection of books plus the other items that will be available. Just in time for the holidays!!
The Craft Boutique occurs during the first or second week of December in the lobby by the Hospital Communications Desk. You can buy handmade gifts for all of your holiday gift giving here. Auxiliary members, friends of the Auxiliary and Noyes employees craft baby gifts, holiday decorations, jewelry, baskets and afghans. Items might be crocheted, knitted, felted, sewn, paper crafted or wooden. Many are one of a kind and are always unique!
Auxiliary Cookbook - "Cookin' With Noyes"
Noyes Auxiliary has collected recipes for a cookbook, the first one in 25 years! Auxiliary members, Noyes Health volunteers, Noyes Health employees and their families have submitted 3 to 5 favorite recipes that were included in the cookbook.
The cookbook is available for sale in the Spice Box Gift Shop for $10.
The Auxiliary also sponsors other fundraisers such as a Craft Boutique, $5 jewelry sale, and raffles periodically.