Siona Health Care Boutique Offers Specialized Products and Convenient Services for Cancer Patients at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
(May 11, 2016) — Area cancer patients now have access to an innovative shop called Siona Health Care Boutique at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital. The Siona Boutique staff collaborates with oncology physicians, surgeons and therapists from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital (RIC) offering specialized products and services conveniently in one location to help aid cancer patients with their physical and emotional healing.
Christa McAuliffe Elementary School Students Donate Books to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
(May 3, 2016)— Five students from Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in Tinley Park wanted to give back to the community. So these conscientious fourth-grade students organized a group called JLSA, using each of the student’s initials, to implement a service project to benefit the community. Julia Vela, Julia O’Toole, Layla Martino, Sarah Andrews, and Ava Andrea, organized book drives and donated over 300 gently used books to Silver Cross Hospital for pediatric patients on April 26.
Silver Cross Health Center Open House Draws Large Crowd
(April 20, 2016)— Over 350 area residents attended the community Open House on April 14 at the Silver Cross Health Center located at 12701 W. 143rd St. in Homer Glen. The celebration was kicked off with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to welcome Women’s Primary Health Partners – Dr. Sunitha Avula, Roseann Horan, and Marie Veldman to the community. The all-female group, which recently relocated their office to the Silver Cross Health Center, has dedicated their practice solely to the primary healthcare needs of women.
Silver Cross Honors Physicians for Milestone Years of Service
(May 6, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Medical Staff with 20 or more years of service on April 28. Physicians receiving awards included:
Silver Cross Hospital Volunteers Honored for Service
(May 5, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox honored its volunteers at the annual recognition luncheon held at the Bolingbrook Golf Club in Bolingbrook on April 24. With four volunteer organizations: Advisory Board (Encore Resale Shop), Childerguild (Gift Shop),The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons (founders of Silver Cross) and Inservice volunteers, more than 780 area residents donate their time and talents to raise funds for the hospital and assist in daily operations. Over the last year, they have given 55,000 hours of service and raised over $396,000 for the Silver Cross Foundation. For more information, about volunteer opportunities, visit www.silvercross.org or call (815) 300-7117.