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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 home-bound 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

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).

All Auxiliary members receive a 10% discount at the Catskill’s Recreation Center when taking out a full year membership.

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

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

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 Program

  • Community Service Projects
  • COPD classes on the Margaretville Auxiliary web page.
    • September 19, 2019
    • October 17, 2019

The Margaretville Hospital Respiratory Program Presents a Free Workshop:

Learn More About COPD - So You Can Do More For It

 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 7 
Shephard Hills Golf Club, Roxbury NY.
6 p.m. – 10 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