Silver Cross Hospital Raises $25,000 for United Way
New Lenox, IL (December 5, 2012) —Silver Cross Hospital raised $25,000 to help the Annual United Way Campaign, which kicked-off in mid-November.
Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center Recognize World Prematurity Day
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 4, 2012) — Employees from Silver Cross Hospital’s Women and Infant Services Birthing Center recognize “World Prematurity Day” on November 16.
This day is set aside to honor the 1 million babies worldwide who died this year because they were born too soon, and the 12 million more who struggle to survive.
Childerguild Raises over $160,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball
Hospital Honored Dr. Joseph Karcavich, Russ Slinkard and Paul Pawlak at Annual Ball
New Lenox, IL (November 30, 2012)—Over 450 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 84th annual Childerguild Ball November 17 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premiere event of the holiday season raised over $160,000, which will be used to support women’s and children’s programs and services at the new Silver Cross Hospital.
Bass Fisherman Able to Compete After Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross rebuilds confidence of Joliet man after bariatric surgery
New Lenox, IL (November 29, 2012) — For many years Dan Brown, of Joliet, has been passionate about bass fishing. Unfortunately due to weighing over 400 pounds, he was unable to participate in many fishing tournaments for years, since he couldn’t endure the extreme heat. However after losing 202 pounds in 11 months as a result of his weight loss surgery, he is now able to fish in the warm weather because the extreme temperatures no longer bother him.
Area Resident Regains Pain-Free Life
Pat Cetera is grateful for therapy from The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (November 27, 2012)— Pat Cetera of Romeoville suffered for years from severe pain in both of her knees. Walking was a challenge, but the pain became unbearable whenever she had to stand for awhile. “Both of my knees would ache in pain anytime I had to wait in a line at a store,” said 65 year-old Pat Cetera.