Kick Up Your Heels for Volunteers!

2016 Convention

October 4 - 6, 2016

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton, WI

Hosted by the Western District

Thank you to all who participated in the teleconference on Thursday, August 25, 2016. The Convention Chair and Registration Chair answered questions about convention.  To hear the audio file, click here. 

It will soon be time to “saddle up” and ride to meet up with your hosts,  the “Wild, Wild Western District,” for a rootin’ tootin’ Old West  celebration! The Partners of WHA annual convention is October 4-6 in  Appleton, WI at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. Many great workshops and  activities are ready to grab your interest and hold your excitement. Some  fabulous speakers have been selected and this year’s panel is exceptional.

 

So you and your Auxiliary posse need to get out your Western wear, boots,  hats, and denim jeans/skirts and come “Kick Up Your Heels for Volunteers” with the Western District and Partners of WHA.

For all of the information about the great events happening at convention, please download all of the following documents.  

Convention Flyer

Convention Brochure

Convention Schedule

Convention Registration Form - due September 5, 2016

For Hotel Reservations, call 920-733-8000 by Monday September 12, 2016 for the Convention Rate of $101.

During the business meeting on Wednesday morning, October 5, the delegates will be asked to approve the bylaws changes that were presented during Spring Tour.  Click here to refresh your memory.  Questions can be sent to Mary Licht.

The 2016 committee takes a break for a picture.

Our convention usually attracts over 300 healthcare volunteers who are looking for ways to raise funds for their community.  If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Rose Raska.

 

To provide the comprehensive training that our volunteers need to do great work for their communities we rely on donations.  If you are interested in supporting volunteers by making a donation toward the 2016 Partners of WHA convention, please contact Rose Raska.

 

All donors and vendors will be listed on this page.

Thank you to the following organizations who supported Volunteer Education by donating to make convention affordable.

 

TITANIUM

Ministry Health Care

Calumet Medical Center, Chilton

Flambeau Hospital, Park Falls

Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff

Mercy Medical Center, Oshkosh

Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay

Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, Eagle River

Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill

Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, Tomahawk

Ministry St. Clare's Hospital, Weston/Wausau

Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield

Ministry St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Marshfield

Ministry St. Mary's Hospital, Rhinelander

Ministry St. Michael's Hospital, Stevens Point

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Wabasha, MN

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton

 

GOLD

Wisconsin Hospital Association

Agnesian HealthCare Inc, Fond du Lac

Aurora Health Care

Gunderson Health

SSM Health

            St Mary’s, Madison

            St Clare’s, Baraboo

            St Mary’s, Janesville

ProHealthcare, Inc., Oconomowoc

Mayo Clinic Health System, LaCrosse

HSHS Western Division 

             St. Josepn's Hospital, Chippewa Falls

             Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire

             St. Clare Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls

SILVER

Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics, Inc., Medford

Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc., Beaver Dam

Fort HealthCare, Fort Atkinson

Froedtert Health, Milwaukee

Lakeview Medical Center, Rice Lake

Memorial Medical Center, Ashland

Mercy Health System, Janesville

HCI Fund-Raising

Rusk County Memorial Hospital, Ladysmith

ThedaCare, Waupaca

Tomah Memorial Hospital, Tomah

BRONZE

Beloit Health System, Beloit

Columbus Community Hospital, Columbus

Essentia Health, Superior

Geneva Distributing

VI.A

SPONSOR

Edgerton Hospital, Edgerton

Grant Regional Health Center Auxiliary, Lancaster

Monroe Clinic, Monroe

Richland Hospital, Inc., Richland Center

All of our raffle and silent auction donors

 

If you are interested in supporting volunteers by making a donation toward the 2016 Partners of WHA convention, please contact Rose Raska.

A significant portion of our fundraising support for Convention comes from our raffle.  Tickets are available from the local member organizations, state officers and raffle chair Mary Lou Bausch.  If you have an item that you would like to donate, please contact Mary Lou.

List of Raffle Prizes as of July, 2016

$200.00 Dollars…………………………..Partners of WHA
Amish Quilt…………………………………Marie Apple
2 Green Bay Packers Tickets….....…….Jack and Cary Hock
2 Badger Football Tickets……..............………Church Kirsch
Hand Made Mantel Clock……………...........Dennis Cabinets
Fox Hollow Golf Outing…….Fox Hollow Golf Course, LaCrosse 
Moundview Golf Outing……Moundview Golf Course, Friendship
$25.00 Gift Certificate………………………………… Woodmans
3M Basket …………………………………Dawn Arnold
Wisconsin Agricultural Product Basket…....…….Beef Council, Milk Marketing Board and Wi. Pork Association
Stampin Basket ……………………………..Stacy Martin

Spurgeons Winery Tasting Tour for 10
Aging Disability Resource Center Basket
7 District Theme Baskets


There will also be a Silent Auction of items donated by our organizations and other individuals.  We appreciate the donation of a Signed 2015 Football by Green Bay Packers
 

We have Vendors who exhibit at Convention.  As of August 10, 2016, the following vendors are committed to attend.

CancerGirl, LLC

Exclusive Inspirations

Geneva Distributing

Gold House Enterprises, LLC

Gerson Company

HCI Fund-Raising

Jewelry Designs by Judy

Lionne Designs

The Nutman

VI.A

Contact Us!

Web Coordinator,:  Patricia Franks          pfranks1974@gmail.com

President:              Jan  Molaska             jmolaska@gmail.com