Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in October
New Lenox, IL (September 25, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital provides an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. The class will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center room 2A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
RIC at Silver Cross offers free Fall Risk & Balance Screenings in October
New Lenox, IL (September 24, 2012)— Dangers around the home cause as many as 10 million emergency department trips in the U.S. each year, according to the Home Safety Council. And falls are the most common fatal injury in the home -- especially among the elderly.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Re-Opens in New Joliet Location
Grand Opening Celebration Planned for Oct. 5 & 6
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 20, 2012)— (l-r) Bobbi Rand, Kathryn Pitcairn, and Nancy Allen, Silver Cross Advisory Board Current and Past Presidents; Mary Bakken, Silver Cross Hospital Executive Vice President/COO; and Paul Pawlak, Silver Cross Hospital President/CEO, cut the ceremonial ribbon Sept. 18 re-opening the Hospital’s Encore Shop at its new location. The resale shop, which was previously in the former Silver Cross Hospital near the Emergency Department, moved to the northeast part of the campus in the Hershman Building at 1301 Copperfield Ave., Joliet.
Local Businessman Supports Hospital Chapel in Honor of His Late Wife
New Lenox, IL (September 13, 2012) — To honor the memory of his late wife, Twilla, local businessman and New Lenox resident Frank Margaron and his family donated funds to build the Silver Cross Chapel at the new Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The nondenominational Chapel was dedicated to all nurses everywhere.
Craft Fair Planned for Nov. 3 at the new Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Sept. 12, 2012)--The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons will hold its first annual Silver Crossings Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 am. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet and shuttle bus service. Admission is also free. Strollers are welcome. Over 40 artisans will be selling handmade craft items and homemade baked goods. Lunch will be available in the Silver Cross Season’s Dining Room.