Taco in a Bag Fundraiser


Volunteer of the Year - 2007: Sharon Puterbaugh

- 2008: Virginia March & Illa Zink

-2010: Helen Holth

-2012: Norma Strangeland, Theresa Straley, and Angie Blonigen


YARD TOUR - 2007


YARD TOUR - 2010


Appreciation Dinner - 2008



Blood Drive - 2009

Blood Drive - 2011


Leadership awards - 2009-2011




Golf Tournament - 2011


Tree of Lights -

2011 - 2012


Volunteer Appreciation Party - 2011 - 2012





to everyone who participated in "Tablescapes" in any way.  There were mega hours invested in this awesome event.  It was a wonderful day enjoyed by everyone who attended.  Hats off to all the ladies who decorated tables and to the chairpersons and their assistants.






Volunteer Opportunities 


Volunteers are needed to escort the patients from the clinic to Acute Care for appointments with the specialists.  If you are interested in this position, please call Dorothy Fenske at 652-7194 or 652-3214.

More Volunteer Opportunities 


Courtesy Cart



"The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all."

Leo Rosten(1908-1997) American Teacher & Humorist

The Quick Ebola Virus Triage Check is made to enable healthcare employees.

The goal of the guidance is to make sure everyone understands what attestation entails, said the statement, that was e-mailed Tuesday . The Avalere Health research of the plans’ superstar ratings utilized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Providers discovered that of the 245 plans open to poor people, 67 % had a drop in their star ratings . This content was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent information service, is a scheduled program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research firm unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. The Quick Ebola Virus Triage Check is made to enable healthcare employees, in challenging environments even, to test bloodstream aims and samples at offering accurate and fast medical diagnosis of Ebola.A Swiss company known as Evolva, in partnership with International Tastes and Fragrances , has developed a real way to produce artificial vanillin using the brave new process, which has never been tested for security. By merging GM yeast with man-made DNA, researchers attended up with a real way to manufacture artificial vanillin-like flavoring in a lab, producing a compound that mimics genuine. It is biotechnology on steroids, essentially, and multinational corporations intend to market the finish product as ‘natural’ while hiding it in food without appropriate, honest labeling. ‘Synthetic biology vanillin is made with a new synthetic genetic code inserted into yeast,’ clarifies FOE about the process. ‘Using a computer, researchers edit the DNA in yeast and insert the computer generated DNA, and through a fermentation process after that, force the yeast to biosynthesize vanillin.’ SynBio vanillin threatens last remaining rainforests Like GMOs, synthetic biology is currently unregulated.


AUG 18

Blood Drive


CHC Large Conference room



Special Event

Details to follow.


MAY 17

HAND State Convention




Yard & Garden Tour




Leadership Award Winners


  Carrington Health Center Auxiliary is offering three Leadership Awards (Scholarships of $750.00). Student must have completed one year of college minimum and be accepted into a health occupations program. For more info or to get an application – contact Lori Solberg at 652-2057 or Dorothy Fenske at 652-7194. Deadline to apply is June 15.


Auxiliary Donations...

    Take a look at some of the Auxiliary's  donations:

- 2 pictures for CHC West (formerly Holy Family Villa)

- 5 Scholarshiips

- Painted hallways from clinic area to the chapel

- Lift chairs for acute care

- Elliptical for cardiac rehab

- TV for CHC family visitors lounge

- 1/2 of "Tree of Lights" proceeds to Mercy Hospice

- Nikon microscope for lab

- Blood draw chair for clinic

- Kerma Floor Scale for acute care

- Pictures for radiology department

- Angels for Hospice

- Gifts for Baby Wellness Checks




Don't forget that the Auxiliary cookbook is on sale at the Happy Heart Hutch Gift Shop.  Stop by and get a copy! It would make a great gift!



Request:  We are updating info for our membership list.  Would you be willing to share your cell phone number in order for it to be used on the membership list?  If you would, please call Dorothy Fenske at 652-7104 and leave a message.