Will, Grundy hospitals host health programs
January 15, 2013 11:36AM
Updated: February 17, 2013 6:09AM
Blood drive: 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Sandwich Fire Department, 311 E. Railroad, Sandwich.
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Prepared childbirth class: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 17 and 24, Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will receive instruction from a registered nurse on breathing, relaxation and floor exercise techniques. She will also review the labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum processes. Cost is $75.
Blood drive: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 19, Bill Jacobs Chevrolet, 2001 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.
Blood drive: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 19, Bolingbrook Fire Station 5, 1901 Rodeo Drive, Bolingbrook.
Blood drive: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 19, Frankfort Park District, 140 Oak St., Frankfort.
Blood drive: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at New Life Lutheran Church, 249 N. Bolingbrook Road, Bolingbrook.
Blood drive: 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 21, Immaculate Conception, 110 S. School St., Braidwood. Sign up online at www.heartlandbc.org or call Teri at the church office at 815-458-2125 to reserve your preferred donation time. Walk-ins welcome; appointments appreciated. Bring a photo ID and eat a good meal before donation. Donors will receive a $10 Target gift card while supplies last.
Blood drive: 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Ridge Elementary School, 1900 Caton Ridge Drive, Plainfield. Call the school at 815-577-4630 to reserve your preferred donation time or sign up online at www.heartlandbc.org Walk-ins also very welcome. Bring a photo ID and eat a good meal before donating. Every donor will receive a $10 Target gift card.
Blood drive: 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Wilmington VFW Post 5422, 557 W. Baltimore. Call the VFW at 815-476-9210 to reserve your preferred donation time. Walk-ins welcome; appointments preferred. Bring a photo ID and eat a good meal before donating. Every donor will receive a $10 Target gift card so call early to reserve your spot.
Red Hot Mamas: 6 p.m. Jan. 22, Presence Healing Arts Pavilion, 410 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox. Whether you’re pre-menopausal, going through menopause now or post-menopausal, Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center invites you to join the Red Hot Mamas each month. The program is free. Call 815-725-9438 to register. For more information, visit www.provena.org/stjoes/redhotmamas.
Diabetes academy: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Channahon Park District, 24856 W. Eames St., Channahon. Registration is not required for the free program. For more information, call 815-705-7533.
Diabetes support group: 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center Auditorium A, 333 N. Madison St., Joliet. A support group for adults with diabetes and support people. Different topics will be discussed each month. The group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. Free. Call Presence Health Connection to register 815-725-9438.