The BVCHD Auxiliary, is a non-profit organization established in 1966. Today, the Auxiliary provides thousands of hours of volunteer service, the operation of a Hospital Gift Shop, donations of equipment and patient amenities when requested. We are proud to work alongside our donors; volunteers; physicians and employees; and our friends in the community who have contributed significant resources over the years to help Bear Valley Community Hospital to achieve the vision “to be the premier provider of emergency medical and healthcare services in our Big Bear Valley”.
Hospital Auxiliary Purpose
The Auxiliaryʼs purpose is to serve the patients, residents and visitors of the Bear Valley Community Hospital through direct services and provision of support services to enhance patient care and comfort, and to strengthen public relations of the Hospital.
Hospital Auxiliary Members
Micki Plummer, President
Gail Dick, First Vice President
Barbara Nadow, Second Vice President
Mickie Dow, Secretary
Barbara Nadow, Treasurer
Hospital Auxiliary Membership Opportunities
Current members total approximately 50 people, with two types of membership (Active and Associate). Anyone can become an associate member, call and ask how! Micki Plummer, President (909) 866-1717 or Email Barbara Nadow – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active Auxiliary Members
1. Manage and Staff the Front lobby information desk, keeping order, giving information and giving directions throughout the hospital.
2. Manage and staff the Emergency waiting room during the winter months to assist the administration clerks during busy weekends.
3. Manage and staff the Hospital gift shop.
4. Assist in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) with crafts, games, mealtime, outings, candlelight dinners, birthday parties, walking, and pushing wheelchairs. In addition members read to and visit with the Hospital residents.
5. Serve the community by assisting the Senior Center with flu immunizations and blood drives.
6. Plan fundraising events throughout the year.
Associate Auxiliary Members
We do not provide direct services but offer support by:
1. Contributing associate membership fees.
2. Supporting the Hospital Gift Shop.
3. Making donation for specific fundraising campaigns
4. Supporting fundraising events.
All gifts, and gifts-in-kind, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. Tax ID#33-128660 501(c)3. Please use our convenient “Donate” button to make your contribution. We are grateful for the support we generously receive from the community and our donors; volunteers; physicians and employees; and our friends in the community who have contributed significant resources to achieve our mission…”to deliver the highest quality of healthcare to the residents of and visitors to Big Bear Valley through the most effective use of available resources”. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
To become a volunteer you must meet the board and then be voted in at the Hospital Auxiliary general meeting. We do not accept vacation volunteers only permanent volunteers on the Hospital Auxiliary. For more information on the Hospital Auxiliary and how you can become more involved please contact us:
Micki Plummer, President (909) 866-1717 or
Email Barbara Nadow – email@example.com.
Board Meetings for BVCH Hospital Auxiliary occur every month on the 2nd Thursday in the Bear Valley Community Hospital Conference room at 2:30 p.m.
Events Hosted By The Hospital Auxiliary
Bear Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary hosts 2 major fund raisers each year that support the hospital. We welcome everyone both within our community and those who want to support our local hospital to join in on the fun. Below is a listing of events.
Hot and Saucy Night
An evening of tasting the local restaurants favorite dishes and mixed drinks. The event is held every July.
When: Wednesday July 25th.
Where: Eagle Point Estate Park, Located in Eagle Point Estates in the 100 block of Bayside Dr.
Time: 5pm – 7:30pm
Suggested Donation: $20.00 per person, children under 10 free.
Tickets: Please purchase tickets at the Bear Valley Community Hospital Gift Shop or from any of our board members.
Mall In The Hall
A full week of shopping fun just in time for Christmas. The Auxiliary hosts up to 25 local crafters as well as local stores to display specialized items for sale. The event takes place in the Hospital main hall. The event is held annually the last week in November and ending the first days of December.