Childerguild to Recognize Dr. Fred Alexander & Br. James Gaffney at Annual Ball on Nov. 22
New Lenox, IL (October 20, 2014)—Childerguild will host its 86th annual Ball Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park. This year’s theme is “Lights, Camera, Action.” The evening’s festivities will include music by the Don Cagen Orchestra and the presentation of the Silver Cross Sehring Medal of Excellence for Healthcare to Dr. Fred Alexander and the Silver Cross Sangmeister Medal of Excellence for Community Service to community leader Br. James Gaffney, FSC.
Silver Cross Encore Resale Shop Announces Christmas Opening Oct. 31 & Nov. 1
Joliet, IL (Oct. 16, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will host its annual Christmas Opening Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items available for purchase include seasonal decorations and ornaments, holiday gifts, pottery, ceramics, dishes, clothing, books and more. All proceeds benefit services at Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider.
Don’t let Injuries Haunt your Halloween
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Help to Celebrate Safely
New Lenox, IL (October 15, 2014)—Whether you’re dressing up this “All Hallows' Eve,” as a sparkly princess, crime fighting superhero or gory zombie, poor costume options and unsafe behavior can cause injury and haunt your Halloween, so Silver Cross Hospital wants you be sure to celebrate safely.
Still Slim & Healthy 10 Years after Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross applauds Marseilles woman
New Lenox, IL (October 14, 2014) — Donna Morris is still hiking more than 10 years after her bariatric surgery at Silver Cross Hospital. Once obese at 226 pounds, the Marseilles mom has kept most of the weight off and continues to live life to the fullest. After losing 100 pounds, her extremely high blood pressure, asthma and back pain are completely gone. “Since my weight loss, I have more energy to travel and even participate in activities like hiking and parasailing that I never would have dreamed of doing before,” said the 51-year-old mother of three daughters.
Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health Help Raise Awareness at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk
New Lenox, IL (October 13, 2014) — Along with 2,000 men and women of all ages wearing a variety of pink apparel, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health employees participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K (3.1. mile) walk at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet on October 5.