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“Strong Bones” Exercise Class (8-20-2015)
STERLING, IL (August 20, 2015) - CGH Medical Center’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the next “Strong Bones” class will start in Sterling beginning September 9.

CGH Rachel Burr/John Kellen Healthcare Scholarship Recipients (8-3-2015)
Lauren Fitzwater, left, of Erie, and Linda Cassel, right, of Dixon, are the two recipients of the 2015 Rachel Burr/John Kellen Healthcare Scholarship from CGH Medical Center. Congratulating them (center) is Dr. Paul Steinke, President and CEO CGH Medical Center.

CGH Seeks Top Dogs…and Their Humans…for the Love on a Leash Therapy Program (6-16-2015)
Temperament Testing Set for July 15, 2015 CGH Medical Center is recruiting well-trained, well-mannered dogs – and their humans – for its Love on a Leash animal-assisted therapy program. As part of this program, therapy dogs and their owners visit the hospital to bring comfort to patients, helping reduce stress and pain levels, while also improving patient/staff communication.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Comes to Milledgeville (6-4-2015)
STERLING, IL (June 3, 2015) CGH Medical Center’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be offered in Milledgeville.

CGH Medical Center Recognized by Healthgrades for Providing Outstanding Patient Experience (4-30-2015)
CGH Medical Center today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2015 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

CGH Medical Center NEW Emergency Department Now Open (4-6-2015)
The new CGH Emergency Department is now open! In the event of an emergency, the public is encouraged to use the new Emergency entrance located off of 2nd Avenue.

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Employee of the Month

August Employee of the Month (8-3-2015)
Renee Stach, RN Nurse Leader CCU

July Employee of the Month (7-2-2015)
Tammy Latchford Clinical Resource and Contracts Coordinator

June Employee of the Month (6-4-2015)
Jenny Stern, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Ophthalmology

May Employee of the Month (5-1-2015)
Sonia Johnson Lead Housekeeper Environmental Services

April Employee of the Month (4-2-2015)
Alisha Henson Radiology Tech Diagnostic Imaging

March Employee of the Month (3-3-2015)
Jeanette Shuman Switchboard Operator Main Clinic Switchboard

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Foundation News

Indy Car Driver Charlie Kimball comes to Sterling (6-24-2015)
CGH Medical Center and Novo Nordisk are proud to welcome the Chip Ganassi racer, Charlie Kimball, to share his diabetes story at the CGH Health Foundation’s upcoming health and wellness event on Tuesday, July 21st.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Comes to Dixon (8-8-2014)
CGH is pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be offered at the CGH Dixon Health Center, 1321 N. Galena Ave.

“Strong Women, Strong Bones” Comes to Milledgeville (5-27-2014)
CGH’s Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the “Strong Women, Strong Bones” class will be offered in Milledgeville.

CGH Health Foundation to host Flower Sale May 6 (5-1-2014)
Fresh bouquets, roses, carnations, hanging baskets and annuals will be available at the upcoming Foundation flower sale, with the help of event partner Behrens Blumen Stuff.

CGH Health Foundation to host April 9 Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Dessert Auction, Penny Raffle (4-2-2014)
You may find the perfect Easter or Mother’s Day gift basket at the Wednesday, April 9 Silent Auction and Bake Sale, hosted by the CGH Health Foundation. The much-anticipated annual event runs from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CGH Medical Center in the Lobby, Ryberg Auditorium and Classrooms 1 and 2 and is open to the public. Running simultaneously is a Dessert Auction and Penny Raffle. Over 80 bakers will be sharing their culinary delights. Get there early for the best selection. Winners of the Penny Raffle will be drawn at 3:30 p.m. There are 20 possible prizes, including a handmade wreath, wine basket, Uncle Woody’s popcorn basket, gift certificates and more.

Ink Storm Tattoo hosting Cancer Ribbon Day (10-28-2013)
Ink Storm Tattoo owner Dan Covell and his fellow tattoo artists will host their second annual Cancer Ribbon Day benefit this Thursday, October 31 from noon to 8 p.m. at their shop at 110 Second Ave., Sterling.

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