PHOTOS: Helping the hospital for half a century

Gertie McKeown and Gail Capostinsky, long-time members of the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hosptial Auxiliary, cut the cake at the group’s 50th anniversary celebration on March 12. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
Dr. Baleed, one of Clearwater’s newer doctors, spoke to his admiration of the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary group at its 50th anniversary celebratory tea on March 12. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
Friends and members of the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hosptial Auxiliary showed up for afternoon tea to celebrate the group’s 50th anniversary on March 12. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
John Harwood, former mayor as well as previous president of the North Thompson Hospital Association, gave a bit of local hospital history to the small gathering at the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hosptial Auxiliary’s 50th anniversay celebratory tea on March 12. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

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