The expanded center in La Grange, which provides health-care options for low-income persons and families, celebrated its ribbon-cutting on Tuesday.
With grants from Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and the Community Memorial Foundation, La Grange’s Community Nurse Health Center has completed its renovated family-practice center on Calendar Avenue in La Grange, offering the center significantly expanded capacity and ability for patient care. Community Nurse Medical, which became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in August, is a 91-year-old La Grange organization providing health-care options for low-income residents of the western Chicago suburbs. The expansion into previously unused space ups the number of available exam rooms from three to eight, provides expanded space for patient education and allows for the consolidation of adult and pediatric care on one side of …
Nearly 1,800 people were reported to have attended the annual festival in Gordon Park on Saturday; $88,000 was raised for the Community Nurse Health Center.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The following is a press release from the Community Nurse Health Association: The 4th Annual Rocktoberfest, held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 and presented by the Women’s Auxiliary of Community Nurse Health Center, broke record numbers on a magnificent evening in Gordon Park in La Grange. “The night was just great,” said Rebecca Schiltz, co-chair of the event with Jill Reich, both La Grange residents. “The weather was perfect! More than 1,700 people came out to support Community Nurse, meet up with friends and neighbors and enjoy a fun night out of music, food and beer.” Far-Sighted, a band of students from Lyons Township High School began the night, followed by The Bad Dads, a west suburban band that rocked classic covers. The popular …