The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary recently awarded ten $1,000 scholarships for 2013 to local students pursuing an education in the healthcare field. Two additional scholarships, The J. Alfred Fabro, M.D. Scholarship presented by Dr. Isadore Tempkin and The Joseph Curi, M.D., Scholarship funded by Doctor Curi’s children in his memory, were also awarded in the amount of $1,000 each.
The 2013 Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients are Taylor E. Chenail, Erika Rose Diagle, Breanna Colleen Fallon, Gabriella Celeste Finello, Thea Mae Miller, Amy Lee Odenwaelder, Siobhan Sara O’Neil, Kapri Yevette Pritz, Rachel Ann Schleker, and Colleen Mary Traub. In addition, Michael Ellis received The Joseph Curi Memorial Scholarship and Molly Jean Zepp received of The J. Alfred Fabro Scholarship.
Judith Hogan, Co-Chairman of the Scholarship Committee said, “The Auxiliary received 67 scholarship applications this year, all from exceptional students who intend to pursue healthcare careers. We regret that we were not able to present a scholarship to each student who applied. They are the caregivers of the future!”
The CHH Auxiliary formed in 1916 has been a significant source of physical and financial aid to the Hospital. The Auxiliary raises money through various fundraising endeavors and, with that money, supports Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. Most recently, the Auxiliary has donated a $13,000 baby-warmer to the CHH Maternity Center and has also donated new chairs for the Hospital’s cafeteria.
The CHH Auxiliary has over four hundred volunteer members who assist in raising money for CHH and the community through dues, donations, volunteering at the gift shop, and assisting with a variety of events including an annual fashion show and holiday promotions and sales. The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. One Thousand Caregivers, One Job, Your Health. Visit www.charlottehungerford.org.