Installation of Winthrop’s Auxiliary Officers


Vol. 10, No. 2
June, 2000

  • Longer-Lasting Implants Used for Total Hip Replacement

  • Brachytherapy Service Expands to New Island Hospital
    Brachytherapy Expertise Benefits Patients at Winthrop’s Affiliate

  • New Technology Reduces Pain of Tonsillectomies

  • Tips for Safe Use of Insect Repellent Containing DEET

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Six-Bed Vascular Stepdown Unit

  • Children’s Health Services Program:
    A Wealth of Information and Referrals

  • Pediatricians on Medical Mission to El Salvador

  • Stereotactic Technology System Expands the Parameters of ‘What is Operable’

  • Stroke Team Offers the Latest Treatments

  • Team Provides New Seizure Control Procedure for Children

  • MRI Unit Receives Three-Year Accreditation from the American College of Radiology

  • Emergency Department Receives Adelphi University Award

  • Ultra-fast, Multi-slice CT Scanner Installed in Radiology Department

  • Installation of Winthrop’s Auxiliary Officers

  • Lita Reilly Elected Auxilian of the Year

  • Annual Junior Volunteer Awards Ceremony

  • Focus on Home Care:
    Care without Compromise Comes Home

  • In the Swing of Things

  • Child Life Program Expands Hours and Services

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  • Daniel P. Walsh (R), Winthrop’s President and Chief Executive Officer, officially installed the new Winthrop Auxiliary officers at the organization’s 76th annual meeting. L-R: Margaret Musil, Parliamentarian; Barbara Seale, Historian; Veronica Renken, Treasurer; Claudia Galvin, Corresponding Secretary; Regina Kearney, Recording Secretary; Lois Tighe, Second Vice President; Denise Hyland, First Vice President; and Frances Sweeney, President. The officers presented Mr. Walsh with an impressive donation of $445,000, toward their total pledge of $800,000 for Winthrop’s Chaplaincy Endowment Fund, which helps to support the Hospital’s Department of Pastoral Care and Education.
    Lita Reilly Elected Auxilian of the Year



    Lita Reilly (C) has been elected “Auxilian of the Year” by the Winthrop Auxiliary. The announcement was made at the Auxiliary’s 76th Annual Meeting by Judy Soba (R), immediate Past President. Mr. Walsh (L) presented Mrs. Reilly with a commemorative plaque, floral tribute, and a gold charm. An active member of the Twigs branch of the Auxiliary, dedicated to special events and fund-raising, Mrs. Reilly has been a member of the Twigs for seven years. She has served on the Twigs Executive Board and the Auxiliary’s Board of Directors, and chaired numerous fund-raising events. Most recently, she co-chaired the Hospital’s 40th annual Shirley Weber Memorial Art Show and Sale with Twigs member Maggie Johansen.
    Annual Junior Volunteer Awards Ceremony



    L-R: Christopher Nigel Lake, Chaminade High School, bound for Boston College; Barbara L. Kohart, Winthrop’s Vice President-Administration, a former Junior Volunteer at Winthrop; Diana Witt, Mepham High School, headed to Adelphi University; Jyoti Rani Tibrewala, Carle Place Junior - Senior High School, who will attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Carmela Anglim, Winthrop’s Director of Volunteer Services; Mrs. Helene Ehmann, Chairperson, Winthrop Auxiliary Scholarship Committee; and Kevin J. McCabe, St. Mary’s High School, who will go to the University of Scranton.
    Four deserving Winthrop Junior Volunteers received $2,500 scholarships at the Annual Junior Volunteers Awards Ceremony. All will enter pre-medical programs of study. Auxilian Barbara DeGroot, Chairperson of the Junior Volunteer Program, presented awards, along with Auxiliary officers Veronica Renken, Treasurer, Frances Sweeney, President, and Judy Soba, immediate Past President. Junior Volunteer Diana Witt also received the Frances C. Healy Memorial Gold Medal for “Outstanding Service to Winthrop-University Hospital,” established and awarded annually by Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas J. Healy, in honor of Mr. Healy’s mother. The Auxiliary’s 400 Hours of Service Award was given to Christian Zimmerman, Chaminade High School. The Woman’s Club of Garden City, Inc. presented a $1,000 Health Career Scholarship to former Junior Volunteer, Patrick Whelan, a Chaminade High School graduate. Former Junior Volunteer, Matthew John Reynolds, now a pre-medical student at Notre Dame University, was awarded a $1,000 Health Career Scholarship by The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead, Inc. Junior Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. For further information, call Mrs. Carmela Anglim at (516) 663-2391.



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