Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides scholarship grant to The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
New Lenox, IL (April 2, 2014)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission announced it has allocated $10,000 worth of scholarships to the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Joliet Area. Ten $1,000 scholarships were given to the following 10 individuals on March 15, 2014: Kailyn Byrd, Benedictine University; Kywanna Doss, Bradley University; Diamond Fuqua, Tennessee State University; Cha”Nneka Gaston, Joliet Junior College; Britney Holman, Eastern University; Ashley King, Methodist College; Naomi Mayes, Joliet Junior College; Dyamond Parker, Ball State University; Jasmine Robertson, school undetermined; and Shantel Williamson, Robert Morris College.
Silver Cross Hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program Receives Re-Accreditation as Center of Excellence
New Lenox, IL (March 31, 2014)- The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has awarded Silver Cross Hospital a three-year re-certification as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® for the hospital’s weight loss surgery program. The ASMBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric (gastric bypass) weight loss surgery.
Wanted: Vendors for Craft Fair at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 27, 2014)— The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons is seeking high-quality artisans for the Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.
Inspiring Sisters Donate Teddy Bears to Silver Cross Hospital Pediatric Patients
New Lenox, IL (March 27, 2014)— Two local, inspiring sisters from Teddy Bear Care, delivered several teddy bears and other stuffed animals to the Foundation Office at Silver Cross Hospital to comfort sick children. Magnolia and Lily Powell dropped off the comforting stuffed toys to the hospital on March 6.
Over 145 Residents Screened on Diabetes Alert Day at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 27, 2014)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club offered free screenings to detect diabetes to 145 area residents on March 25 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. In addition, Walgreen’s provided blood pressure screenings to over 145 residents.