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Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
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Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hosts Dazzling Girls’ Night Out on Oct. 25

Event will feature fashion, fun, screenings, health info and more

Chicago, Ill. – September 13, 2012 – Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) is hosting a fashion-forward, fun and dazzling Girls’ Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Frontier, 1072 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. The evening will celebrate good health and challenge women to make changes that positively impact their lives.

Be dazzling! Girls' Night Out.Girls’ Night Out will feature a fashion show by M.GO Fashion Salon in Chicago, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment. The evening will include free health screenings, information on breast cancer awareness and other health issues. Hospital staff will conduct free health screenings, including blood pressure, bone-density (DEXA) scans and breast-health risk assessments.

During the evening, guests will have an opportunity to talk with a wide range of specialists from plastic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology and family medicine.

“We encourage women in our community to join us for a fun and informative night out with family and friends,” said Margaret McDermott, CEO/executive vice president, SMEMC. “This will be a great opportunity for women to learn more about the ways in which they can improve their health and enjoy a relaxing night.”

Door prizes to be raffled off include Macy's beauty baskets, spa and boutique certificates and other prizes. Admission is $10. Pre-registration is required.

To register online, visit http://saintsmaryandelizabethmedicalcenter.reshealth.org/sub_smemc/programs/spirit_of_women/events.cfm. For questions, call 877-737-4636.

Spirit Girls’ Night Out is hosted by Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, a member of the Spirit of Women Hospital Network, with support provided by M.GO Fashion Salon, 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 Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC)
SMEMC is a premier medical center on Chicago’s near northwest side and includes the: Saint Mary Campus, 2233 W. Division St., and Saint Elizabeth Campus, 1431 N. Claremont Ave. The Saint Mary Campus is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and accredited as a Chest Pain Center. The hospital specializes in cardiac care, digestive diseases, emergency services, neuroscience services, obstetrics, primary care, behavioral health and wound healing. SMEMC ranks No. 19 in the 2012-13 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” in the Chicago metro area. Visit our website at smemc.reshealth.org.

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