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Frankfort Parade 2022

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Frankfort Parade on Sunday!

Laura Meents, Amber Swaite, Lori Tison, Rivera Sky, Dr. Mathew, Dr. Hamdan, Cynthia Beall, Sarah Bohash, Taryn Cadore, Felicia Christoff, Felicia Currie, Steven Harjung, Kyle Ehrich, Laural Kuczwara, Victoria May, Charlene Narlow, Carrie Oconnor

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Riverside Cancer Institute Hosting Free Head & Neck Screening

April is Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month!

The Riverside Cancer Institute is hosting a free head & neck screening for the community on April 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Riverside Health Fitness Center Yoga Studio.

Head & Neck Cancer Risk Factors Include – long-term chronic alcohol use, tobacco use, HPV infection, or a lump in the head or neck that is not going away.

Ear Nose and Throat Specialists will be on-site to schedule a follow-up appointment if the examiner feels further evaluation is needed.

To schedule the screening, visit riversidehealthcare.org/cancerscreen or call (815) 935-7544.

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Winter Coat Drive

United Way is collecting coats for adults and children in need this winter.

If you have a coat you would like to donate, please bring it to Nancy Moore’s office, located in Risk Management

(Suite 504) by February 1.

Coats are needed in all sizes – youth through adult. Very gently used coats or new coats are preferred.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Nancy Moore, nmoore@rhc.net or ext. 30215.

Thank you in advance for your generosity and kindness in supporting families in need in our community!

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2021 Lantern Ceremony Recap

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2021 Lantern Ceremony. We appreciate you joining us in remembering and honoring those who have passed through our care in the last year. You touch many lives through your work, and even in the most challenging times, you continue to make a difference.

A special thank you to Dana Arseneau, emergency department staff members, and Riverside facilities & maintenance staff members for all of the work and dedication you put into this event, and thank you to our speakers, President & CEO Phil Kambic, and Heather Gill, ER Nurse Manager.

We would also like to thank the Reddy Family for singing at the ceremony.

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An Amazing Holiday Delivery!

We want to give a big shoutout to RMC paramedics – Jackie Boomsma, EMT-P, and Bruce Lane, EMT-P – for helping a family with the unplanned home delivery of their baby boy last week. Your kindness and support made all the difference, and we can’t thank you enough for all that you do for our community.

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