The Spirit of Excellence Committee is made up of employees from many different hospital departments. The committee is not only dedicated to promoting harmony and fun at Fillmore County Hospital but also mostly dedicated to promoting the spirit of giving and community involvement by philanthropy.
Their most recent philanthropy consisted of a facility-wide pumpkin decorating contest with proceeds going to Rotary Good Fellows annual coat drive. Departments were asked to decorate their pumpkin and have it in the front lobby for display. Voting was done by putting cash in a jar to the best decorated. To view the pumpkins, visit our Pumpkin Decorating for Good Fellows album on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/FillmoreCountyHospital.
Past philanthropies include denim days where employees who wish to wear jeans on that designated Friday pay money which proceeds go to the designated event, fund-raiser, or community. Past denim days were for Military Support Group, TeamMates, Young Leaders of Fillmore County, Air Crashers for FC-Milligan, Strang Community Building, Exeter’s wheelchair lift for pool, Shickley’s green project, Fairmont’s reader board for library, Grafton’s Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Ohiowa’s park equipment, Fillmore County Fairgrounds, hospital bariatric transfer chair, Hope Crisis Center, Trike for Tykes, Fillmore County Wellness Center, FCH Foundation, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, school supplies for area schools, stuffed animals for hospital’s ER, Bloodmobile, Quilts for Valor, Blue Valley Food Pantry, Wounded Warriors, and much more.
Other donations have been made to, Fillmore County Home and Garden Show, Can Car-a-Van, Milligan’s June Jubilee parade, Geneva’s Fourth of July parade, Bruning’s parade, Fairmont’s Old Settlers parade, Fillmore Central and BDS homecoming parades, Red Ribbon Week at community schools, Fillmore County Health Fair, Geneva’s Rialto II Theatre, FC veterans, Little Christmas Store, Good Fellows Coat Drive, and more.