Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in December
Joliet, IL (November 16, 2011)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Safely Preparing Your Turkey Ensures a Happy Thanksgiving
Silver Cross Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely
Joliet, IL (November 18, 2011)— In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. It wasn't until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November. However, in modern times when we celebrate Thanksgiving our thoughts center on giving thanks and the turkey, pure and simple.
Joliet Businessman Gives $1.5 Million to Fund new Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 15, 2011)— Joliet businessman Edward Czerkies recently donated $1.5 million in memory of his wife, Carolyn, to benefit the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital at 1-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. This generous gift from the Czerkies family will support the construction of The University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital opening in April 2012. The building housing the Cancer Center will be named the Carolyn J. Czerkies Pavilion.
Revolutionary Vein-Viewing Technology Comes to Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 10, 2011) — Silver Cross Hospital is the first hospital in Will County to use the latest technology in vascular imaging, VeinViewer® Vision. The patented VeinViewer is a revolutionary technology that projects the location of a patient’s subcutaneous vasculature directly on the surface of the skin, providing a vascular road map in real time.
Hugo Manzo Joins Silver Cross Health Community Commission
Joliet, IL (Nov. 9, 2011)—Local business leader, Hugo Manzo, has been selected to serve on the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission. Led by retired Will County Board Member, Margie Woods, the Commission is a not-for-profit organization of community members focused on the re-development of the Silver Cross Hospital Joliet campus, education and workforce development, and improving the quality life of the residents of Will County—particularly those on the east side of Joliet.