Silver Cross Encore Shop Hosts Christmas Open House Oct. 29 & 30
Joliet, IL (Oct. 25, 2010)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will host its Christmas Open House Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30, from 10 am. to 3 p.m. Items available for purchase include seasonal decorations, adult and children’s seasonal clothing, toys, household items, books and more.
Over the last few years, the Advisory Board has donated over $250,000 to purchase beds for the Intensive Care Unit, laptop computers for Home Health nurses, dialysis equipment, surgery carts and instruments, and a new pick-up truck used to maintain the grounds of the hospital campus. The Advisory Board recently completed a $56,000 pledge to fund the purchase the most advanced mammography diagnostic equipment. Then the Board selected to purchase the mammography processor to go with the diagnostic equipment. The group recently completed a pledge for $150, 000 to fund X-ray equipment for the Emergency Department.
The hospital’s Advisory Board operates the Encore Shop, which is located northwest of the hospital’s Keck Emergency Pavilion off Walnut Street in Joliet. The Encore Shop is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations are welcome. For more information, call Volunteers Services at Silver Cross Hospital at (815) 740-7117.