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Greenville Regional Hospital is a not-for-profit 42-bed, full-service facility, providing residents of Bond and surrounding counties with inpatient, outpatient, emergency, OB, surgery, physical therapy, and mental health services. Independent senior living options are available at the Emerald Pointe apartments and town house development. Physician services include family medicine, cardiology, OB-GYN, sports medicine, nephrology, ears/nose/throat, gastroenterology, oncology, sleep disorders, pulmonary medicine, surgery, and urology. Founded in 1960, Greenville Regional Hospital is supported by more than 700 members of the Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary.
Greenville Regional Hospital is accepting applications from qualified individuals for open positions only.
The 30th annual Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Book Fair will be held June 13 – 15 in the Greenville First Christian Church Family Life Center, located at 1100 Killarney Drive. The book fair will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 13; from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14; and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15.
From 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on June 13, adults and children over the age of 12 will be charged an “early-bird” admission fee of $8. Cost of admission for adults and children over the age of 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 13 will be $4. Children ages five to 12 will be charged 50 cents from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 13. There is no admission charge for adults or children on June 14 or 15.
On Thursday, June 13th, the Greenville Municipal Band will conduct their weekly concert at the Book Fair location. The performance begins at 7 p.m. on the First Christian Church Family Life Center parking lot.
The Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Book fair is one of the largest in the St. Louis area. Last year the event had record sales of $15,560. Proceeds from the book fair will be used to purchase medical equipment for Greenville Regional Hospital.
Over 30,000 items will be offered for purchase. Books are sorted and placed in over 55 categories.
The majority of books sold at the event will be priced at $1 apiece. All children 12 and under will receive a coupon for two free children’s books.
Special promotions will allow shoppers to purchase books at a discount. On June 15, books will be reduced 50 percent from 9 a.m. to noon. A “close-out special” between noon and 3 p.m. on June 15 will allow shoppers to fill a grocery bag with books of their choice for just five dollars. From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 15, non-profit organizations may obtain books free of charge.
Jack Chism and Linda Hampton, both of Greenville, will again serve as co-chairs of the event. Cynthia Wiegand and Chism’s wife, Susan, all of Greenville, are also members of the book fair planning committee. These volunteers have been actively involved in the book fair throughout the years. Chism and Hampton have provided leadership for numerous book fairs. Jennifer Ganzer, of rural Greenville, returns to the committee this year. She has recruited volunteers to assist and will also be working throughout the event.
Hardback books, paperbacks, text books, religious books, antique books, CDs, DVDs, video cassette tapes, music cassettes, sheet music, and puzzles are being sought for the book fair. Children’s books, video cassette tapes for youngsters, CD ROMS for children, western books, “thrillers,” science fiction books, cookbooks, DVD’s and audio books commonly referred to as “books on tape” are especially needed.
Items for the book fair may be taken to the lobby of Greenville Regional Hospital, Fair Oaks, the Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, Capri IGA, the First Bank, the Bradford National Bank, the First National Bank, Midland States Bank, and National Bank, all in Greenville. Collection barrels will be placed in seven Greenville churches including the First Christian Church, the First Presbyterian Church, the First United Methodist Church, the Free Methodist Church, the First Baptist Church, St. Paul’s Free Methodist Church, and Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Donations for the book fair may also be taken to Funderburk’s 66 in Pocahontas, the National Bank at Keyesport, and the First National Bank in Mulberry Grove.
Those who have books or items to be picked-up, in addition to persons wishing to work at the book fair, should contact Jack Chism at 618.664.2797.