Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties
New Lenox, IL (August 2, 2013)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission announced winners for the Dr. Daniel Gutierrez Scholarship by awarding $10,000 worth of scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties (HLC). Ten $1,000 scholarships were given to these ten students who are graduates from Joliet Central High School: Deisi Alcantar, Lewis University; Juana Alvarado, Benedictine University; Ivan Flores, Joliet Junior College; Apolonio Garcia Jr., Northern Illinois University; Erica Guzman, University of St. Francis; Luis Jaime, University of Illinois; Alejandra Medina, University of St. Francis; Jose Ortiz, University of St. Francis; Enrique Ramirez, Joliet Junior College; and Yessica Reyes, University of St. Francis.
Local Real Estate Broker Sold on Weight Loss Surgery after losing 140 Pounds
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross enhances business skills of Lockport man after bariatric surgery
New Lenox, IL (July 31, 2013) — For many years Ken Pytlewski, of Lockport, was a Real Estate broker successfully managing two offices in the southwest suburbs. Weighing 340 pounds, he was always stressed about getting rest so he could produce quality work at his high-intensity job. However after losing 140 pounds in a little over 12 months as a result of weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Ken is more self-confident than ever before in his life.
Use Your Head, Wear a Helmet!
Silver Cross Offers Tips on Bike Helmet Safety
New Lenox, IL (July 30, 2013) —Going for a bike ride can be enjoyable, relaxing, and sometimes even therapeutic. Unfortunately, not everyone will wear a helmet while riding their bike this summer. In Illinois, there are no laws enforcing the use of bike helmets. Bike riding can be a lot of fun, but accidents do happen. If you are going to ride a bike this summer, make sure you wear a bike helmet to protect yourself from serious injury.
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
34 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
New Lenox, IL (July 29, 2013)— Silver Cross recently recognized 34 physicians on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from April 2012 to March 2013.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in August
New Lenox, IL (July 18, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.