Mark your calendar! The Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) Auxiliary will host its fifth annual plant sale on Thursday, June 5 (Rain date: Friday, June 6) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The main entrance to SMHC’s Medical Center in Biddeford will be converted into a garden boutique and flower garden for the community to purchase annuals, perennials, indoor plants and gifts at a great price, with all proceeds benefiting the SMHC Auxiliary.
All the clippings and plants were donated by individuals and local organizations. Thanks to the following companies who contributed: Artistry in Bloom, Blooms and Heirlooms, Down East Flowers and Gifts, Estabrook’s, Flaherty's Family Farm and Greenhouse, Gray Farm and Greenhouses, Hannaford-Biddeford, Hannaford-Saco, Home Depot, Log Cabin Perennials, Prestige House of Flowers, Lowe’s, Moody’s Nursery and Garden Center, Shaw’s, Snell's Family Farm, Summertime Delight Herb Garden, The Greener Side, Ed’s Grove and Discount Warehouse and Thom’s Twin City Florist. If you are interested in donating any annuals or perennials from your garden to be sold at this fundraiser, please call Auxilian Fran Morin at 284-4922.
About Southern Maine Health Care
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is a national award-winning healthcare system, including two acute care medical centers; one in Biddeford, Maine licensed for 150 beds and one in Sanford, Maine, licensed for 58 beds. SMHC offers excellent clinical care and a multi-specialty physician services group with medical offices providing outpatient care located in Biddeford, Kennebunk, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Sanford and Waterboro. Eldercare services are provided through four sites located in Sanford. Non-emergency care is available at Walk-In Care centers in Saco and Waterboro. SMHC is Joint Commission accredited, Pathway to Excellence designated, state-licensed, and is a member of the MaineHealth system. To learn more visit www.smhc.org or @smhcHealth on Twitter.
About SMHC Auxiliary
The SMHC Auxiliary has been an integral part of the hospital family since 1907, raising and donating over $2 million to SMHC for more than 100 years. This dynamic group helps people across York County through their support of many important patient care programs and services that would otherwise not receive funding, such as massage therapy for cancer patients.
PHOTO CAPTION: (Back Row, l-r) Volunteer Nancy, and Auxilians Doris Buonomo, Carolyn Broad, Fran Morin, Joan Dawson (Front Row, l-r) Joanne Landry and Irene Eaton Bancroft staffed last year’s successful plant sale.