Tobey Hospital Guild fulfills $300,000 pledge to help fund expansion

Oct 03, 2017
Courtesy of: Southcoast Health Out-going President of the Tobey Hospital Guild, Elaine Meredith, presents Jack Dresser, senior vice president of philanthropy and volunteer services, with a check for more than $93,000 to fulfill the Guild’s pledge to the hospital.

Southcoast Health announced on Oct. 3 that the Tobey Hospital Guild has fulfilled its $300,000 pledge towards the renovations and expansion of the Tobey Hospital emergency department.

“We are very proud to present this final payment of our five-year pledge to Southcoast Health in just three years. This payment of $93,438 and those before, represents the hard work of many Tobey Guild members,” said out-going Guild President Elaine Meredith at the guild’s annual meeting held Sept. 29 at the Rosebrook Event Center.

The Guild, which was celebrating its 76th anniversary, recognized past presidents who attended, and also elected new officers for 2017-19. The new offices are: President Joan M. Martin; Vice President Elena Coffey; Secretary Alice Thomas; Treasurer Sandy Slavin.

The Tobey Hospital Guild is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to render service to Tobey Hospital, its tax-exempt subsidiaries, its patients and to assist in promoting the health and welfare of the community. The Guild raises money throughout the year by hosting fundraisers.

For more information or to join, call 508-291-1643.

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