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Joliet, IL (December 15, 2011) — The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission awarded the Senior Services Center of Will County with a $40,000 grant to help fund their Meals on Wheels program to help enhance the lives of area seniors.

“We are proud to work together with Senior Services to improve the quality of life for area residents, particularly those of senior citizens,” said Margie Woods, Chair of the Healthy Community Commission.

seniro services 2011 105Photo caption: Pictured are, Bessie Caldwell, Senior Services of Will County Board Member; Vince McGirr, Senior Services of Will County Board Member; Duffy Blackburn, Senior Services of Will County Board Member; Gwen Ulmer, Silver Cross Hospital Community Relations Coordinator; Pat Hensley, Senior Services of Will County Executive Director; and Howard Wright, Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Member. Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission recently gave a $40,000 grantfor the Senior Services of Will County Meals on Wheels program. 

Silver Cross’s Healthy Community Commission is a not-for-profit organization of community members. The Commission is focusing on the re-development of the Silver Cross Hospital campus, education and workforce development, and to improve the quality life of the residents of Will County, particularly those on the east side of Joliet.

About Senior Services Center of Will County
The Senior Services Center of Will County is dedicated to enhancing the lives of Will County's growing senior population. As a not-for profit agency 501(c)(3), Senior Services Center has been providing services and programs to the area's senior citizens and their families since 1967. The Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life for older persons, help maintain the wellness and the independence of older persons, and to help avoid or lessen isolation and loneliness. This is being accomplished through a variety of interactive programs, classes, activities, and rewarding volunteer opportunities. For more information, please contact us at: 815-723-9713.

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 the last seven consecutive years and as one of America’s Most Customer Friendly Hospitals by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 2,900 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 304-bed acute care hospital and 10 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Construction is nearly complete to build a state-of-the-art replacement hospital opening 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 or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).


Located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451   Main Phone (815) 300-1100

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.