The Breast Cancer Support Group, “Rebound,” of St. Margaret’s Hospital, is open to all persons affected by breast cancer. Interested parties may call (815) 339-6480 for details.
Grief Support Group
St. Margaret’s Grief Support Group will meet on Tuesday, May 21, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Hospital in the First Floor Presentation Room. Anyone who is experiencing grief due to a loss of a loved one is welcome to attend. Meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month. For any questions, please call (815) 664-1639 or (815) 223- 5346, ext. 1639.
St. Margaret’s Hospital Hosts Bloodmobile
St. Margaret’s is hosting a Red Cross Bloodmobile on Tuesday, May 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be held in the Hospital’s First Floor Presentation Room.
To be a blood donor, one must be in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old. A Red Cross staff member will ask you up to 50 questions to improve the safety and quality of the blood supply. Bloodmobiles are scheduled approximately eight weeks apart – the recommended time span between individual donations. Please also remember your donor card or photo ID.
Walk-ins are welcome, or make an appointment by calling St. Margaret’s Volunteer Services at (815) 664-1130.
Mom’s Special Helper Sibling Class To Be Held At St. Margaret’s
St. Margaret’s will hold a Mom’s Special Helper Sibling Class for soon-to-be big brothers and sisters on Saturday, June 1st at 10 a.m. in room 309 on the third floor of the Hospital. The class will be conducted through the use of a video, demonstrations, and storybook readings. A tour of the Family Birthing Centre will be provided, and participants will receive refreshments, certificates, a gift bag and souvenir handouts. Parents are encouraged to sign up their 3-10 year olds for this free class. To register, call St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre at (815) 664-1345 or (815) 223-5346, ext. 345.