From WOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL GUILD
The Wood County Hospital Guild is welcoming residents to enjoy an evening of craft beers, wine tastings, food pairings and live music with Hops and Vines.
The event is scheduled to take place Oct. 5 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Wood County Hospital (under the tent located on the north side of the hospital), 960 W. Wooster St. The cost is of $75 per person.
The guild was established in 1954 to promote and advance the welfare of the hospital, its patience and staff. Throughout the years guild members have provide their time and talents to volunteer within the hospital.
The guild also assists with sponsoring activities and raising funds for equipment, renovations as well as expansion for the hospital’s facilities, health and safety and patient education.
The guild has recently pledged $100,000 towards the completion of the Maurer Family Cancer Care Center. The guild is currently raising funds for a playground for the Ready Program which is a kindergarten readiness program for children with autism.
The Ready program focuses on the following learning and readiness skills:
• Specialized instruction
• Speech, physical therapies and occupational
• Family education
• Home programming
• Evidence-based practices and methods to improve cognitive, social and communication skills.