Friday, October 11, 2013 - St. Tammany Hospital Guild Hosts Jewely Sale to Fund Scholarships

COVINGTON, LA- The St. Tammany Hospital Guild will host their $6 jewelry sale Nov. 7, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 8, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Covington Room of St. Tammany Parish Hospital, 1202 S. Tyler St., Covington.  

Merchandise will include jewelry, purses, scarves, shawls, watches and other great gift items, all priced at $6 plus sales tax. Cash, credit card, or check will be accepted for purchases.

Proceeds from the Guild’s jewelry sale fund scholarships awarded for the fall and spring semesters to STPH staff members pursuing allied health and nursing degrees. The scholarships support the hospital’s leadership role in assisting employees to further their education, training and careers at STPH. Employees are able to grow professionally and move up the career ladder while still working at the hospital. 

The St. Tammany Hospital Guild is an organization of approximately 115 members who donate 25,000 hours each year in twenty hospital departments. The Guild also donates funds to the hospital through the hospital gift shop and provides nursing and allied health scholarships for the fall and spring semesters each year. These scholarships are awarded to deserving hospital staff members who are furthering their education in medical fields. 

Contact Shirley Primes at 985-898-4008 for more information about volunteering with the Guild.

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A full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare and the latest technology, St. Tammany Parish Hospital delivers today’s life-improving procedures with the utmost care to area residents with emphasis on wellness, preventive care and disease management close to home. STPH is a self-supporting not-for-profit community hospital; it receives no tax funding.

The St. Tammany Hospital Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization established to support and enhance the healing work of the physicians and staff of St. Tammany Parish Hospital.  Through the development of philanthropic support, the foundation seeks to fortify the promise to provide world-class health care close to home, now and for generations to come.