Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Auxiliary Announces 2013 Officers and Directors

The 2013 Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Auxiliary Board of Directors recently celebrated their installation luncheon at the Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort in Solvang. (Left to right): Tresha Sell (Director, Past President), Phyllis Cunningham (Director), Sonnie Lindquist (Director), Pat Foxen (Recording Secretary), Nancy Garvin (Corresponding Secretary), Barbara Breza (Director), Kathy Erb (President-Elect), Sharon Lewis (Treasurer) and Barbara Davidge (President).

The theme of the event, “A Recipe for Success” was described by outgoing president Tresha Sell as “One pinch of kindness, one teaspoon of ideas, one cup of leadership, one pound of goodwill, one gallon of teamwork; then combine all and stir with love. Since success is always better when shared, pass it around!”

The 2013 SYVCH Auxiliary Board of Directors and officers are Barbara Davidge (President), Kathy Erb (President-Elect), Pat Foxen (Recording Secretary), Nancy Garvin (Corresponding Secretary), Sharon Lewis (Treasurer), Tresha Sell (Director and Past President), and Directors Phyllis Cunningham , Sonnie Lindquist and Barbara Breza. Founded in 1962, the Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Auxiliary is an all-volunteer organization providing more than 18,000 service hours annually to the facility. The Auxiliary operates the “New to You” Thrift Shop at 1689 Oak Street in Solvang, and its volunteer members sponsor and participate in numerous fundraising events supporting the hospital’s mission.


Founded in 1964, the not-for-profit Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) provides high quality outpatient surgical services, inpatient care, comprehensive imaging (including MRI, CT, digital mammography, ultrasound, X-ray), on-site laboratory, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, physicians specialty clinic and 24-hour emergency services to the community. Located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang, SYVCH is part of the not-for-profit Cottage Health System, which includes Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and its associated Cottage Children’s Hospital, Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. For more information call 805-688-6431 or visit


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