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Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center
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OUR LADY OF THE RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER AND ALDERMAN TIM CULLERTON CO-SPONSOR FALL INTO FITNESS 5K RUN/WALK

Chicago (Aug. 30, 2012) — Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center and 38th Ward Alderman Tim Cullerton are co-sponsoring the 13th Annual Fall into Fitness 5K Run/Walk in Portage Park on Sunday, September 23, 2012. Event proceeds will help support the hospital’s medical interpreters program to meet communications needs of Polish and Spanish-speaking patients.

The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Long and Cuyler (near Irving Park Road and Central Avenue) and will follow a route through the 38th Ward neighborhood. The race will conclude in Portage Park and will be followed by a ceremony with awards presented to the top finishers.

“We are pleased to present the 13th Annual Fall into Fitness 5K Run/Walk with Alderman Cullerton,” said Martin Judd, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center. “We look forward to having our neighbors join us for this fun event that also is worthwhile since proceeds help pay for communications needs of Polish and Spanish-speaking patients.”

Alderman Tim Cullerton added, “Here in the 38th Ward we like to see our community coming together to participate in the 5K event. It is a great opportunity to enjoy our beautiful park and neighborhood while contributing to a good cause.”

Registration is required to participate in the Fall into Fitness 5K Run/Walk. Registration forms and additional information are available by going online to olr.reshealth.org./5krun or calling toll-free 877-RES-INFO (877-737-4636).

Pre-registration fees range from $10 for youth and seniors and $20 for adults to $45 for families up to five members. Race day registration fees will be slightly higher and registration on race day cannot be guaranteed.  Registration fee includes a 5K long-sleeve, 100 percent cotton T-shirt; compact LED flashlight, and entry into the hospitality tent post-race. Pre-registration is available in the hospital’s Cashier’s Office through Friday, September 21.

On Saturday, September 22, pre-registration and packet pick-up will be available in the hospital’s Outpatient Center from 9 a.m. until noon. Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center is located at 5645 West Addison, Chicago. Free parking is available in the Outpatient Parking Lot.

Race day festivities include music by Delta Disc Jockeys and product sampling for participants courtesy of Alpha Baking and U.S. Foods. METRO Professional Products, Inc. and Gojo, providers of paper products and hand sanitizers, respectively, are additional sponsors.

Community sponsors for this year’s event are: Bear Construction, Cassidy Brothers, Inc. Contractors, Chicago Weight Loss Institute, George and Sarah Day, DEV Medical Associates, Karin Fiedler, M.D., David L. Fishman, M.D., Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Moira A. McGinley and Scott Nair, Midwest Pulmonary and Sleep S.C., Rehabilitation Associates of the Midwest, Sebert Landscaping, Signature Bank, Superior Ambulance and Superior Health Linens.

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About Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center
Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center (OLR) is a premier medical center on Chicago’s northwest side and is located at 5645 W. Addison St. The hospital specializes in adult medical and surgical services and is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and accredited as a Chest Pain Center. The hospital specializes in cardiac care, emergency services, primary care, surgical services and rehabilitation services. Visit our website at olr.reshealth.org.

About Provena Health – Resurrection Health Care, Now Joined as Presence Health

OLR is part of Presence Health, a family of Catholic, not-for profit, healthcare services providing advanced medical care and exceptional service with compassion and hope. With locations in Chicago and its collar counties, as well as in East-Central Illinois, it is the largest Catholic health provider in Illinois, encompassing 12 hospitals, 27 long term care and senior residential facilities, numerous outpatient services, clinics, home health services, hospice, private duty, and comprehensive Behavioral Health services. Presence Health is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, the Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary, the Sisters of the Holy Family, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and the Sisters of the Resurrection. Visit www.provenaresurrection.org to learn more.

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