Tobey Hospital Guild Fulfills $300,000 Pledge

Funds will help with work on hospital's emergency department
Out-going President of the Tobey Hospital Guild, Elaine Meredith, presents Jack Dresser, Sr. 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 photo)

Southcoast Health announced today 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. We are proud to support Southcoast Health in this vital update to the Tobey emergency department,” said out-going Guild President Elaine Meredith, at the Annual Meeting held this past Friday at the Rosebrook Event Center in Wareham.

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 non-profit 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. Joining the Guild is a great way to become involved in your community hospital. Members serve as ambassadors to the community on behalf of the hospital and Southcoast Health. For more information or to join, please call Sandy at 508-291-1643. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on