Local School Teachers Leave $100,000 to Silver Cross Foundation
Elmer and Matilda Wilhelm volunteered at the hospital
The Silver Cross Foundation has received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Elmer and Matilda Wilhelm. The Lockport couple had volunteered at Silver Cross Hospital for several years before passing away. Elmer died at the age of 86 in March 2014 followed by his wife Matilda (Tilly) nearly a year later in February 2015. She was 85 years old. The former school teachers requested that their gift be used towards continuing education scholarships for Silver Cross Hospital employees.
Romeoville Girl Scouts Troop Donate Pumpkins to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
Photo Caption: Recently, members from the Girl Scouts Troop 70305 in Romeoville donated gift filled pumpkins to Silver Cross Hospital for pediatric patients.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Elects New Officers
First Female Physician to Serve as Chief of Staff
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 4, 2015) — Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff has elected new officers to serve from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2017.
Heal your Heart One Beat at a Time
Silver Cross offers a free program on November 17 about heart disease treatment.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free lecture on heart disease that will educate area residents on what makes them at risk and what new treatments are available if they find themselves with the illness.
Childerguild Hosts Book Fair Nov. 11 & 12 at Silver Cross Hospital
Childerguild will host a Books are Fun Book Fair Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 12, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the Seasons Dining Room at Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. A variety of popular children’s books and games, cookbooks, self-help books and other interesting adult books will be available. Cash, check and major credit cards accepted.