(February 1, 2010) - The Pekin Hospital League held their annual meeting today and presented a check to Pekin Hospital CEO Kevin Andrews for $135,000. The contribution will be used to support the addition of digital mammography at Pekin Hospital.
The following new League members were also introduced: Theresa Mahoney, Lori Saurs, and Candy Lee.
Founded in 1958, the Hospital League was comprised of 38 women. Over the years, the League has contributed over $4.5 million towards patient care. Today, the League has 84 active members, 10 provisional, 60 sustaining, 32 sustaining life members, and 22 non-resident members. In the past year, the League has contributed 20,600 hours, and manages the Pekin Hospital Gift Shop located in the hospital lobby and the Nearly-Nu Shop located on Derby Street.
Other fundraising events include the annual Golf Classic, scheduled for May 3, 2010, and the Holiday Magic Gift Show scheduled for November 6, 2010.