Silver Cross Encore Shop Plans Christmas Opening Nov 1 & 2
Joliet, IL (Oct. 28, 2013)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will host its Christmas Opening Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items available for purchase include seasonal decorations, collectible Annalee hand painted dolls, adult and children’s seasonal clothing, toys, household items, books and more. All proceeds benefit services at Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider.
The Encore Shop is located in the Hershman Building, 1301 Copperfield Ave., Joliet—on the former Silver Cross Hospital campus. The newly expanded store is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and the first Saturday of the month from at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be dropped off at the new Encore Shop in Joliet or in the collection bin outside Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. For more information, call either the Encore Shop at (815) 300-7642 or Volunteers Services at Silver Cross Hospital at (815) 300-7117.
For over 50 years the Encore Shop has been operated by a volunteer group of women called the Silver Cross Advisory Board. In the past 11 years, the Advisory Board has donated more than $935,000 to Silver Cross for the purchase of a variety of medical equipment. The group recently completed a $75,000 pledge to purchase the water feature in the Dralle Serenity Garden outside the new Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox.
About Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 9 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).