Preeceville LTC Auxiliary hosts Region 6 Rally

The Preeceville LTC (Long Term Care) auxiliary hosted the annual Region 6 Rally with six auxiliaries in attendance. The rally was held at the Preeceville Club 60 on September 20.

The theme for the rally was Let's Be Happy with Who We Are.

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Auxiliaries represented at the rally were Lanigan, Kelvington, Kamsack, Watrous and Preeceville Hospital auxiliary as well as the host auxiliary.

The rally kicked off with registration and welcome by Hope Luciw, Preeceville LTC auxiliary president. Mayor Garth Harris brought greetings on behalf of the Town of Preeceville. Phyllis Arnies, Association of Saskatchewan Auxiliaries representative brought greetings from the association.

Monica Dutchak, Preeceville and District Health Centre manager greeted members and expressed her appreciation for all the dedication and hard work the auxiliary does, stated Luciw.

Dawn Kennedy, nurse practitioner, was the guest speaker and discussed topics surrounding diabetics and the heart.

Pastor Hein Bertram provided entertainment prior to reports given by each auxiliary.

The Preeceville report was given by Hope Luciw, president of the Preeceville LTC auxiliary.

Luciw spoke on the Preeceville auxiliary accomplishments. "We have done numerous fundraisers that included, a pie social, a raffle, a tea and bake sale. We have helped out with the Terry Fox Run, lunch meals and purchased two special air mattresses, 25 chairs, made an outdoor patio with gazebo and hosted a Christmas party for residents and their families. All the funds we raise are extra monies to help enrich the residents’ lives," she concluded.