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Gay Bryant Family Room Dedicated in TCU

More than 50 board members and donors gathered in the Transitional Care Unit on March 13 to pay tribute to former board member Gay Bryant, who passed away last July. The unit has been renovated and decorated with artwork.

Wound Care Center Honored

The Alton Memorial Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center has been recognized with several awards for clinical excellence. Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company, presented the awards at a March 6 ceremony at AMH.

'Staying Home Alone' Class at AMH on April 8

Alton Memorial Hospital will serve as host to “Staying Home Alone” from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8. Pre-registration is required by calling 314-454-5437 or 800-678-5437.

'Kids in the Kitchen' Scheduled March 29

“Kids in the Kitchen” will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the AMH cafeteria meeting rooms. The theme for the event will be “To Bean or Not to Bean…That is the Question.” For those concerned with allergies, peanuts and other legumes will be prepared and served at this event. Call 800-392-0936 to register. Space is limited, and each child in attendance must have a caregiver with them.

State-of-the-Art Ambulance Proves to be Lifesaver

Elaine Lewis of Godfrey, Ill., is grateful for the skills of Alton Memorial Hospital first responders, as well as the state-of-the-art equipment in AMH ambulances, for saving her life. The new ambulances are purchased through funds raised at the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation's annual Duck Pluckers Ball.

Trivia Night March 24 Benefits Diabetes Walk Team

Alton Memorial Hospital Heart Walk team is holding a trivia night at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Wood River Moose Lodge, 730 Wesley Drive in Wood River. All proceeds will benefit the AMH team in the upcoming American Diabetes Association Metro East Step Out Walk.

Admission is $15 per person for tables of up to 10 people. To reserve your table, call 618-463-7526.

Daffodil Sales Help in Fight Against Cancer at AMH

Checks should be made out to the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation. The deadline for advance orders is Friday, March 3. “Cash & Carry Days” will be from noon until 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the AMH Beeby and Duncan wing lobbies. For more information or to pre-order daffodils, contact Jeanne Truckey at 618-433-6047.

A Say in the Matter

More than 65 years ago, a donor made a gift to Alton Memorial Hospital that has given hundreds of children like Jackson Darabschek the opportunity to maximize their learning potential.

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