LaVerne and Dorothy Brown
LaVerne and Dorothy Brown are deeply admired and highly respected for their success in business, devoted commitment to volunteerism, and spirit of generosity.
In 2001, the Brown’s contributed a transformational gift to create the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital. Because of their exceptional support, the Hospital was able to integrate multiple cardiovascular services together in a single location for the benefit of patients.
First-hand experience and wonderful care led the couple to contribute a second leadership gift in 2009. The Brown’s supported the partnership Silver Cross Hospital created with The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago bringing the country’s best rehabilitation service to Will County. In sincere appreciation of the Brown’s continued generosity, the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is named in their honor.
Over the years, LaVerne and Dorothy Brown have been exemplary in their service and support for countless organizations serving the needs of area residents. Dorothy has given unselfishly of her time, talent and resources serving as a member of the Silver Cross Foundation Board of Directors and member of Childerguild. For their outstanding leadership and community service, the couple received the Silver Cross Sangmeister Medal of Excellence in 2001.
Silver Cross Hospital, our patients, and community residents truly are the beneficiaries of the Brown’s legacy of caring service and extraordinary generosity.