Southwest Weekly notes
May 4, 2012 5:20PM
Coal City resident Marilyn Promis is Morris Hospital's Fire Starter of the Month for April. | submitted photo
Updated: June 8, 2012 8:00AM
Employee of the month
MORRIS — Marilyn Promis of Coal City was named Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers’ Fire Starter of the Month for April. She is an associate in the Environmental Services Department.
Co-workers said she is someone who “makes a difference every day in her department and all throughout the hospital.”
Promis was a stay-at-home mom until she decided to apply at Morris Hospital. Over the past six years, she has worked in both the Nutrition Services and Environmental Services departments.
“I like to work hard, but if I can make one person smile a day, whether it’s a patient or co-worker, I feel like I’ve done a lot,” says Promis.
CHANNAHON — A Father and Son Bowling Night will be 5:30-8 p.m. May 15 at Channahon Lanes, 25306 W. Eames St.
Open to boys 3-10, the cost is $29 for residents and $33 for non-residents. It includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and root beer.
Register online at www.channahonpark.org. Registration can also be done in person by mail or by fax at 815-467-5677 at Arrowhead Community Center, 24846 W. Eames St. For more information call the Channahon Park District at 815-467-7275.
SHOREWOOD — Agape Missions will benefit from a fundraiser from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday at The Country’s Best Yogurt (TCBY), 930 Brook Forest Ave., with 15 percent of all sales going toward funding Agape Mission’s programs.
Jill Skole, executive director at Agape Missions, said the funds generated will be used to provide services.
Gem society meeting
COAL CITY — The Will/Grundy Counties Illinois Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Coal City Public Library, 85 N. Garfield St.
The program is “Preserving the Past with Creative Memories.” Debbie Cavanaugh will discuss protecting your cherished memories in scrapbooks.
MORRIS — The cancer program at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has received a three-year approval with commendation from The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons following a voluntary, on-site evaluation.
Morris Hospital received the highest possible overall rating on the survey and commendation in six areas.
According to the commission, only 30 percent of all hospitals in the country have accredited cancer programs.