Area School Children Spread Holiday Cheer to Patients/Employees at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (December 20, 2010)— Area School Children spread holiday cheer to patients and employees at Silver Cross Hospital.
Photo Caption:Over 40 students from Gompers Junior High School in Joliet sang to patients and employees at Silver Cross Hospital to celebrate the Holiday Season on December 17. The students also donated several “Santa Sacks” full of stuffed animals for pediatric and rehabilitation patients.
About Gompers Junior High School
Gompers Junior High School is the home to approximately 850 students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. Our school also houses the District 86 junior high bilingual program. In addition, we accommodate students’ needs through a variety of special education classes. Students at Gompers are offered challenging experiences in the core curriculum: language arts, math, science, and social studies. Enrichment opportunities in art, music, health, PE, character education, band, orchestra, and choir are also available. After-school activities include cross-country, basketball, soccer, wrestling, volleyball, tutoring, and various clubs. For more information call (815) 727-5276 or visit www.joliet86.org.
About Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for the last six consecutive years and as one of America’s Most Customer Friendly Hospitals by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 2,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 304-bed acute care hospital and ten satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Construction has begun to build a state-of-the-art replacement hospital opening in 2012 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).