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.
Senior Services Center Honors Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission for Contributions
New Lenox, IL (March 24, 2014)— The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service from the Senior Services Center of Will County at the Center’s Mardi Gras dinner on March 4 at Harrah’s Joliet Casino. This Certificate honors the $32,000 grant the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission gave to the Senior Services Center to provide additional programs to enhance the lives of area senior citizens.