Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties
New Lenox, IL (May 27, 2014)— The Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will and Grundy Counties recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships from a grant through the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission. Each of the following students received a $1,000 Dr. Daniel Gutierrez scholarships: Deisi Alcantar, Joliet Junior College; Wendyth Granados-Flores, Southern Illinois University; Elizabeth Mateo, Lewis University; Jose Ortiz, University of St. Francis; Alex Paramo, University of Chicago; Sandra Robles, University of Illinois at Chicago; Rebekah Salazar, Northern Illinois University; Mario Tapia, Lewis University; Diana Viveros, Lewis University; and Brady Zabala, Stony Brook University.
“Sawyer’s Heart” Donation Comforts Others at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (June 12, 2014) — To honor the memory of their son Sawyer, who would have been 4-years-old on June 1, his parents donated gifts to Silver Cross Hospital that will provide comfort to other families who lose a child.
“Ooh and aah” at Fireworks out of harm’s way this July 4th
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Safety Tips to Avoid Harmful Injuries
New Lenox, IL (July 2, 2014) — Each year as we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day that occurred on July 4, 1776, fireworks are often used to commemorate the United States freedom as a sovereign nation. However, the excitement of fireworks can also bring pain and injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in 2013 there were eight deaths and an estimated 11,400 consumers who sustained injuries related to fireworks. This is an increase from 8,700 injuries in 2012. Silver Cross Hospital encourages you and your loved ones to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day safely.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides scholarship grant to Joliet’s Lebanon Baptist District
New Lenox, IL (July 1, 2014)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has given a $3,000 scholarship grant to the Lebanon Baptist District Association (LBDA) Scholarship Organization of Joliet and Vicinity. Each year, the LBDA awards scholarships to three students who demonstrate good grades and community service, and reside within zip codes 60432, 60433, 60436 and 60441. This year’s recipients are Jailen J. Jones, Lake Forest College-Criminal Justice; Kanece Mabry, North Carolina Central University-Nurse Anesthetist; Herbert J. Triplett, and Carthage College – History.
Dream Comes True for Area Resident who lost over 100 Pounds after Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross delights Bourbonnais woman
New Lenox, IL (July 1, 2014) — As Kim Stam turned 50 years old, her weight was at an all time high of 269 pounds. She grew weary from dealing with the laborious weight problem that she had since childhood. Her constant exhaustion from performing simple daily activities motivated her to look into weight loss surgery. “After attending BMI Surgery’s informational meeting, I knew weight loss surgery was the best option for me to lose weight,” said 53-year-old Kim Stam. And now Kim’s endurance has increased after losing over 100 pounds in 15 months as a result of her weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.