CDH Auxiliary Hosts Spring Silhouette Luncheon and Fashion Show
WINFIELD, Ill., February 21, 2011 -- The Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) Auxiliary Spring Silhouette Luncheon and Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, March 19 at Esplanade Lakes by Doubletree in the Sara Lee Building (3500 Lacey Road, Downers Grove). Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 1:00 p.m. Fashions will be provided by Chico’s of Town Square, Wheaton and Jos. A. Bank, Naperville.
Tickets are $45 and must be purchased in advance by calling 630-858-5935. Seating is limited for this popular event. This event is the primary fundraiser for the CDH Auxiliary. All proceeds will support the Auxiliary’s scholarship program for area students pursuing education in health care and the Auxiliary’s pledge to CDH Neurosciences.
Since its inception, the CDH Auxiliary has raised and donated more than $10 million to the hospital and the community it serves. Recent Auxiliary funded projects include a $1 million pledge to the CDH Cancer Center, ongoing support of HomeCare Physicians, creation of a CDH nurse respite lounge, support of the Palliative Care Shawl program and complimentary inpatient newspaper service. In addition, $880,000 has been donated to annual scholarship awards that are presented to students pursuing healthcare careers.
Shopping at the CDH Gift Shops and the Wise Penny Resale and Consignment Shop (Wheaton) further supports the many philanthropic efforts of the CDH Auxiliary.
For more information about the CDH Auxiliary visit http://www.cdh.org/auxiliary.
About Central DuPage Health
Central DuPage Health is the parent company of Central DuPage Hospital (CDH). CDH is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology, one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois and has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services.
For the last four consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. CDH is affiliated with other healthcare leaders, including regionally known Children’s Memorial Hospital for pediatric care and, most recently, nationally known Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery.
Central DuPage Health is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.