From left, Sister M. Ruth Luthman, vice president for Mission Integration; Mari Lynn Ross, chief nursing officer; Laurie Crosby, executive cirector, Franciscan Health Foundation, South Suburban Chicago Division; Dawn Brechtel, cirector of Mission Services; Dr. Shaunda Chin-Bonds, OB-GYN; Joan Culver, director of Patient Care Services; Raquel Lewis, Patient Care coordinator, Family Birth Center with some of the donations from this year’s Franciscan Health Diaper Drive. (Provided photo)
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Franciscan Health diaper drive collects 4,165 diapers

The 2022 Franciscan Health Olympia Fields annual Diaper Drive collected more than 4,100 diapers for distribution to local community organizations to help families in Chicago’s Southland. The project is designed to raise awareness of diaper insecurity in the community. 

From left, Sister M. Ruth Luthman, vice president for Mission Integration; Mari Lynn Ross, chief nursing officer; Laurie Crosby, executive cirector, Franciscan Health Foundation, South Suburban Chicago Division; Dawn Brechtel, cirector of Mission Services; Dr. Shaunda Chin-Bonds, OB-GYN; Joan Culver, director of Patient Care Services; Raquel Lewis, Patient Care coordinator, Family Birth Center with . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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