Silver Cross Charity Golf Classic Raises $115,000 for Rehabilitation Services
New Lenox IL (July 16, 2014) — The Silver Cross Foundation raised $115,000 at the 23rd Annual Charity Golf Classic. Held at the historic Midlothian Country Club on June 23, 2014, over 200 golfers came out to support Silver Cross Hospital. Proceeds will be used to support rehabilitation services at the new hospital.
Photo Caption (r-l): Golf Outing Chairman Rudy Mahalik, Jr., presents Silver Cross President/CEO Paul Pawlak with a check for $115,000 raised at the Silver Cross Charity Golf Classic on June 23 at Midlothian Country Club to support rehabilitation services.
Among the many donors this year’s Banner Booster sponsors were Block Electric, EM Strategies, First Midwest Bank, HSA PrimeCare, Kurtz Ambulance Service, and the Silver Cross Medical Staff.
“Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, golfers and event volunteers, we are able to continue to provide state-of-the art inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care at the hospital and throughout the communities we serve,” said Larry Johnson, Vice President of the Silver Cross Foundation.
Advancing Human Ability
Since 2010, Silver Cross has partnered with The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) to provide physical medicine and rehabilitation services for a range of conditions for patients close to home. RIC is world-renowned for both its clinical excellence as demonstrated by its ranking as the “#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991, as well as its innovative research programs in the areas of neural engineering, bionic medicine and robotics. The same focused, specialized care that has earned RIC its pre-eminent reputation in advancing human ability is available at Silver Cross offering Inpatient Adult Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Outpatient Adult Rehabilitation, Outpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Women’s Health Rehabilitation. Patients who have had significant function loss and require daily physician oversight, intense therapy, and 24-hour rehabilitation nursing care due to stroke, spinal cord injury or other debilitating disease or illness are cared for in Silver Cross’ 24-bed inpatient unit at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. Patients needing outpatient rehabilitation are cared for at one of the Silver Cross’ four locations: Pavilion A at the Hospital, on Route 30 in New Lenox, Homer Glen and West Joliet. For more information about RIC at Silver Cross, call (815) 300-7110 or visit www.silvercross.org.
For more information about the Silver Cross Charity Golf Classic or to make a donation to the Hospital, call the Silver Cross Foundation at (815) 300-7105.
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 nearly 4,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital in 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. In 2013, Silver Cross provided over $48 million in charity care and other community benefits. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit http://www.silvercross.org/ or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). 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.