Also discussed were the various fundraisers the Association held over the past year including restructuring of the gift shop, the annual Wine and Chocolate Social, Vendor sales, and the Evergreen Fair. Hospital Aid has contributed over $200,000 to Heywood Hospital for needed equipment and upgrades.
Membership currently sits at approximately 150, and the group has hope that number will rise. If you are interested in joining the Heywood Hospital Aid Association, membership forms are available in the gift shop, located adjacent to the Family Pharmacy in the Hospital Atrium.
The Aid Association welcomes men and woman from the community and surrounding towns to join in efforts that will help Heywood Hospital continue to provide excellent patient care.
The next Hospital Aid Association meeting is scheduled for September 11, 2014.
About Heywood Healthcare
Heywood Healthcare is an independent, community-owned healthcare system located in the North Central region of Massachusetts. It is comprised of Heywood Hospital, a non-profit, 135-bed acute-care hospital in Gardner, MA; Athol Hospital, a 25 bed not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital in Athol, MA; Heywood Medical Group with primary care physicians and specialists located throughout the region; and four satellite facilities -Winchendon Health Center and Murdock School-based Health Center in Winchendon, West River Health Center in Orange and Heywood Rehabilitation Center in Gardner.
About Heywood Hospital
Part of the Heywood Healthcare system, Heywood Hospital is a 153-bed acute care hospital in Gardner, MA, which provides a broad range of high quality medical, surgical, obstetrical, pediatric and behavioral health services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The hospital’s Centers of Excellence include the Watkins Center for Emergency and Acute Care; the LaChance Maternity Center; the Diabetes Center; and the Heywood Heart Center, an affiliate of the Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence at UMass Memorial Health Care.