Pictured L-R: Lilliam Santana-Barrera, Director of Volunteer Services;
Barbara Goff, Assistant Treasurer; Rose Forquer, Recording Secretary;
Jose E. Flores, Senior Vice President; Bill Zorr, Parliamentarian; Oma Bush, Vice President of Membership; Rosa Nea Garza, Corresponding
Secretary; Russ Winters, President; Annemarie Becker, Treasurer; and Javier
Mission Regional Medical Center (MRMC) was presented with a $55,000 donation
from the hospital volunteer Auxiliary. The contribution was made during
the annual Auxiliary Board Installation meeting at The Club at Cimarron.
The donation will be designated for various service lines.
Mission Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Board President Russ Winters
presented the donation to Javier Iruegas, CEO. “Monies donated are
part of the overall support our volunteers provide, “ said Winters.
"We also donate our time to help provide the best patient experience."
Approximately 100 volunteers donate their time each year, amounting to
28,000 hours in volunteer service. Individuals such as Nancy Martinez
and Annemarie Becker have contributed 1,000 hours and 900 hours respectively.
Monies donated are the proceeds from the Mission Regional Medical Center
Gift Shop. In order to generate more sales, the Gift Shop holds several
bake sales, jewelry sales, book fairs and other fundraisers. " I
am honored to work with such a great group of dedicated and caring individuals.
They give of their time to help our patients, family and staff,"
said Lilliam Santana-Barrera, Director of Volunteer Services. "Our
volunteers do an excellent job representing our organizational values,"
For more information about
volunteering at Mission Regional Medical Center, please contact Lilliam Santana-Barrera
at (956) 323-1104.