WinnMed Auxiliary

The purpose of the Auxiliary shall be charitable purposes; to advance the welfare of, and render service to WinnMed, its governing board and administration.

The WinnMed Auxiliary improved the experience for children with the purchase of riding toys to take them back to surgery.

WinnMed Auxiliary consists of eleven board members with a membership list totaling 250. The board meets monthly to plan numerous fundraisers and deem where money raised is spent. All money raised is gifted to WinnMed with the exception of certain funds allotted to their Health Career Scholarship fund.

The ambulance department was the received funds for life-saving equipment in 2020.

There are three ways you can be a member of the WinnMed Auxiliary:

  1. Register as an active member by paying a $5 membership fee. By being active you agree to volunteer for one or more Auxiliary activity or event.
  2. Register as an inactive member by paying a $10 membership fee. We appreciate your support and will not call on you.
  3. Register as a life member. Write one check for $100 and be a member for life. You choose to be active or inactive.

Call Karla Bakken, WinnMed Volunteer Coordinator, at 563-387-3036 for more information.  

Auxiliary Membership Form

The WinnMed Auxiliary purchased equipment for pediatric therapy in 2019.

WinnMed Auxiliary Light for Life

Light for Life is the Auxiliary’s annual community giving campaign. Funds raised support equipment needs at WinnMed. For a donation of $15 or more, your loved one is honored or remembered with lighted snowflakes in the windows of WinnMed. The snowflakes light up WinnMed each night in December.

WinnMed Auxiliary Health Care Career Scholarship

The WinnMed Auxiliary offers their annual Health Career Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a health care profession. The applicant must be:

  • A resident of Winneshiek County, or
  • A WinnMed employee, or
  • A dependent of a WinnMed employee.

The application becomes available in January of each year, and scholarships are awarded in the spring.

WinnMed Auxiliary Board

Carol Wilkinson, President
Sue Best, Vice-President
Glendalu Wuest, Secretary
Vicki Steil, Treasurer
Sharon Huber
Mary Jane Maly
Marian Rovang-Rude
Bev Christen
Jan Johnson
Janice Kraabel

Karla Bakken, Auxiliary Liaison / Volunteer Coordinator
Laurie Bulman, Human Resources & Volunteer Services Director

Read the latest WinnMed Auxiliary newsletter.

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