Arkansas’ First Lady Ginger Beebe speaks to St. Edward Mercy Auxiliary

February 9, 2011

Shirley Walters, Auxiliary President-Elect,

Mary Frauenhoff, Arkansas Hospital Association

Auxiliary President, Ginger Beebe, First Lady

of Arkansas Jeri Moffett, Auxiliary President,

Celia Martinez, Auxiliary Coordinator and Joan

McCoy, Auxilian at the St. Edward

Mercy auxiliary general meeting.

Arkansas’ First Lady Ginger Beebe praised the St. Edward Mercy auxiliary for their donations of time and money over the last year. The auxiliary provided the hospital with more than 45,000 volunteer hours and raised more than $115,000 for hospital programs including donating $50,000 to the Ronald McDonald Family Room and $55,000 to help purchase a new mobile mammography unit.

Mrs. Beebe spoke to about 60 of St. Edward Mercy auxiliary’s 130 members at their general meeting. She also took time to tour the hospital’s Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as well as the newly completed Ronald McDonald Family Room.

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