Archive - October 2010

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Join us for Diabetes Fest Saturday, November 13
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Save the Date! Crystal Heart Ball, February 5, 2011
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Prevent Osteoporosis: How to Take Care of 'Dem Bones
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October "Just for Women" Series—Join Us Monday Nights
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First Successful Organ Transplant, Little Company of Mary, 1950
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Little Company of Mary Breaks Ground on Replacement Patient Tower

Join us for Diabetes Fest Saturday, November 13

If you have diabetes or know someone who does, save the date for our Diabetes Fest on November 13th. Event details: What: An informational fair about diabetes. Who: For people with diabetes, family members, and friends. Where: Little Company of Mary Hospital, 2800 West 95th St, Evergreen Park, IL When: Saturday, November 13th, 8a-12p Cost:…

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Save the Date! Crystal Heart Ball, February 5, 2011

Every year, the Little Company of Mary Foundation hosts the Crystal Heart Ball, an evening of dinner, dancing, and great company to celebrate Little Company of Mary Hospital. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and gourmet meal along with the music of the City Lights Orchestra. The event will be held at the Field Museum,…

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Prevent Osteoporosis: How to Take Care of 'Dem Bones

As Halloween gets closer, we are starting to see more and more images that represent the holiday—witches, ghosts, goblins, and skeletons. Seeing skeletons on shirts and on decorative window stickers has got us thinking about bones. And since, at the hospital, we see things from the perspective of health, we’ve been thinking a lot about…

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October "Just for Women" Series—Join Us Monday Nights

Throughout October, Little Company of Mary will be offering the “Just for Women” series on Monday nights from 6 to 7PM. Come to one or all events, as the Little Company of Mary experts are sure to cover a topic that piques your interest. The range of topics includes depression, health and well-being, thyroid conditions…

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First Successful Organ Transplant, Little Company of Mary, 1950

Ruth Tucker, 49, suffered from polycystic kidneys and was in need of a new kidney. One of her kidneys was non-functioning and the other only functioned at 10 percent. Tucker’s mother and sister had also died from the same disease. The doctors, hospital leadership and patient bravely decided to attempt something that hadn’t been done…

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Little Company of Mary Breaks Ground on Replacement Patient Tower

On Thursday, September 23, hundreds of supporters gathered to celebrate the the start of Little Company of Mary Hospital’s Campus Transformation Project. Bishop Gustavo Garcia –Siller, M.Sp.S., joined the ceremony and led the blessing to commence the groundbreaking of the Hospital’s Replacement Patient Tower –The West Pavilion. “Little Company of Mary’s tradition and dedication to…

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