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Russell Milligan
Saint Joseph Hospital 312-770-2225


Girls’ Night Out Offers Dazzling Night of Fun, Food, Entertainment and Health Information!

Saint Joseph Hospital Hosts Free Event on Oct. 4

Chicago, Ill. – September 6, 2012 –Invite friends, family and co-workers to Girls’ Night Out on Oct. 4 – an evening that celebrates the vibrancy of good health. Saint Joseph Hospital is hosting a free fashion-forward, fabulous and informative event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Flourish Studios, 3020 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.

The evening will feature cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, and a fashion show by AKIRA in Chicago and Thierry Roger Couturier, a Chicago fashion designer specializing in custom-made clothes. Girls’ Night Out will feature giveaways and raffle prizes, including a $250 gift certificate from Thierry Roger for a custom-made blouse. The grand-raffle prize is David Yurman jewelry.

Frederick M. Tiesenga, M.D., FACS, (pictured at right) director and board-certified surgeon at the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, will discuss “Hugging Your Curves.” Dr. Tiesenga will discuss healthy eating, regular exercise, behavior modification and surgical solutions.

“We have an amazing evening planned that will be fun, relaxing and informative – with experts providing good information that will challenge and inspire women to take steps toward better overall health,” said Roberta Luskin-Hawk, M.D., executive vice president and CEO, Saint Joseph Hospital.

Health stations will be set up for free health screenings – including cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, body mass index and bone density. Guests will have an opportunity to make appointments for mammograms and bone-density (DEXA) scans at the hospital. Guests will have an opportunity to talk with physicians at the event.

Registration is required. To register online, visit For questions, call 877-737-4636.

Spirit Girls’ Night Out is hosted by Saint Joseph Hospital, a member of the Spirit of Women Hospital Network, with support provided by Good Housekeeping magazine and Novo Nordisk.

About Spirit of Women
Spirit of Women is a national network of leading hospitals dedicated to improving women’s lives with innovative health and community programs.

About Saint Joseph Hospital
Saint Joseph Hospital is a nationally ranked, award-winning teaching hospital serving Chicago’s lake shore communities. It’s home to many world-renowned physicians and advanced medical technologies. For more information, visit

About Provena Health – Resurrection Health Care, Now Joined as Presence Health
Saint Joseph Hospital 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 to learn more.


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