• Printer Friendly Version
  • Decrease Text Size
  • Increase Text Size
  • PDF

The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center

For more than 45 years,  has promoted and advanced the welfare of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), through innovative fund-raising events.

Since 1966, the Auxiliary continues to lead the way in raising funds to support many initiatives of the hospital such as purchasing a new four wheel drive ambulance, wheelchairs, state-of-the-art medical equipment, Lifeline Personal Response System units for homebound and the elderly, a state-of-the-art Blood Chemistry Analyzer and a back-up server for medical records. Additionally, the Auxiliary conducts various events and sponsors an array of programs throughout the year such as:

  • The annual Antique Flea Market
  • Harvest Moon Ball
  • Thrift Shop
  • Bag Ali

If you are interested in learning more about  and how you can become an invaluable member of a dedicated team of individuals, please contact us at 845.586.3737

Member dues are $10. With your membership, you receive a 10% discount on merchandise at thrift store for 5 occasions (not including sales).

Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary
P. O. Box 51
Margaretville, NY 12455

Include your name, address, telephone number and email address.

Resource Programs

The Auxiliary’s Wellness Committee sponsors the Marian Connell Wellness Education Series, offering the community free resources covering various topics centering on nutrition, fitness, breast cancer, diabetes and heart health.

Community Programs

  • ARC’s Living Skills Program, Delaware County Opportunities
  • Support for new mothers in conjunction with Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Community Service Projects

The Margaretville Hospital Respiratory Program Presents a Free Workshop
Learn More About COPD- So You Can Do More For It

2-3:30 pm
Margaretville Hospital
First Floor Classroom

Sept 20
Oct 18
Nov 15

For more info call
845-586-2631 x 3183
Margaretville Hospital
42084 Route 28, Margaretville, NY

In addition to monthly meetings to which all are invited, John Riedl, former Superintendent of Margaretville Central School and Dr. Diana Mason host alternating weekly programs on WIOX 91.3 FM and stream at wioxradio.org This is also broadcast on Margaretville Telephone Company Cable channel 20 locally.

The Wellness Committee, commissioned by the Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Auxiliaries, works in collaboration with the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware County Cooperative Extension and other organizations concerned about the good health and well being of the citizens of the Central Catskills.

The Wellness Committee maintains the Marian Connell Wellness Education series, funded in part by The O’Connor Foundation and established through a bequest by Marian Connell, a local academic, community activist and life-long Margaretville Hospital supporter. Topics for the series are selected by the members of the Wellness Committee and generally reinforce the focus of national educational programs.

The committee which meets once a month in Margaretville hospital classroom under John Riedl (committee chair). The committee is working on the following topics: healthy habits, county health rankings, heroine issues, and VAP mental health grant.

Committee Members

John Riedl (chairperson)

Harvest Moon Ball

Saturday, September 15
Shephard Hills Golf Club, Roxbury NY.
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Blood Drive

September 21 & November 23
1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thrift Shop Hours:

Wednesday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday Noon - 4 p.m.
Friday Noon - 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The auxiliary sells: books, cds, dvds, crafts, shoes, boots, men's/women's/children clothing, coats, handbags, all linens, quilts, blankets, table clothes, etc, all housewares, small appliances, art pieces, antiques and more.

Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop Facebook