2013-02-06 / Local & State

FCMC Dinner Auction March 9

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Anna Robinson, market manager, and Rick Strait, branch relationship manager of Susquehanna Bank, McConnellsburg, present Beth Lopez, FCMC wound care services director, with a Mark Twain Noe print for the FCMC Foundation dinner auction to be held March 9 at Hustontown Firehall. Anna Robinson, market manager, and Rick Strait, branch relationship manager of Susquehanna Bank, McConnellsburg, present Beth Lopez, FCMC wound care services director, with a Mark Twain Noe print for the FCMC Foundation dinner auction to be held March 9 at Hustontown Firehall. Fulton County Medical Center Foundation auction committee is pleased to announce its much-anticipated dinner auction will be held Saturday March 9, 2013. The event will begin at 4 p.m at Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co.

The auction committee is also accepting donations now through March 1. All proceeds this year will go to FCMC’s new hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber in the newly constructed Wound Care Services. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a clinical treatment where the patient breathes 100 percent oxygen intermittently while enclosed in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber at a pressure greater than one atmosphere. HBOT has been proven effective for many medical conditions.

Hyperbaric Medicine Society, one of the premier research institutes, has approved it to treat the following conditions:
A diabetes person with a wound that is slow to heal or is simply not healing
Anyone with a wound that has not shown improvement in four weeks
Certain infections of the bone and skin
Someone with damaged tissue from radiation therapy
Skin graphs with inadequate blood supply
Brown or recluse spider bites
Carbon monoxide poisoning
Post operative infections
Leg lacerations
Pressure ulcers
Osteomyelitis
Gangrene
Crush injuries
Compartment syndrome
Skin tears and lacerations
Dog bites
Frost bite
Decompression sickness
Lymphadima

Anyone wishing to contribute goods and services to the auction or purchase tickets should contact Wendy Farling at wfarling@fcmcpa.org or 717-485-6116.

To get a sneak preview of the auction visit the hospital’s Web site at www.fcmcpa.org and follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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