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- Dr. Geoffrey Turner wins 2016 Alton Memorial Hospital Chairman’s Award
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- SIUE establishes space in T-REX center in downtown St. Louis
Free pediatric seminar set for those in medical field
O’FALLON, Ill. – O’Fallon EMS will be offering a free pediatric seminar designed for anyone in the medical field, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Katy Cavins Community Center, 308 Fifth St.
Interested parties can register online by going here.
The seminar is free, but O’Fallon EMS is asking everyone attending to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to local children’s hospitals for Christmas.
The seminar will cover the following topics:
• Autism for emergency care providers
• Pediatric epilepsy
• Pediatric disaster medicine
• Respiratory illness in children
• Gun violence
• Traumatic teen years
For more information, contact O’Fallon EMS at (618) 624-4516.
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital to host electronics recycling event
HIGHLAND — HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital - Highland will be sponsoring an electronics recycling event on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the hospital parking lot. Local residents will be able to recycle old electronics equipment from noon to 6 p.m. The drop-off location will be located in the far northwest corner of the main hospital parking lot.
Among the electronics items that will be accepted for recycling include:
• Satellite receivers
• Stereo equipment, radios and speakers
• Desktop computers, laptops, LCD monitors and printers
• VCR, CD, and DVD players
• AC adapters
• Networking equipment
• Cell phones, phones, and phone systems
• Lithium ion batteries
• Cables and wires
• Gas-powered yard equipment
• Iron, brass and aluminum metal
• Large appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, dehumidifiers, and refrigerators
Among the items that will not be accepted during this electronics recycling event are tube TVs, alkaline batteries, broken batteries, smoke detectors, glass lighting, and any item containing mercury.
More information can be obtained by calling (618) 651-2589.
Free legal appointments for veterans in Madison County
The 3rd Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee is offering two days of free legal appointments to veterans in honor of Veterans Day.
The 30-minute appointments will be provided on Nov. 10 and Nov. 15 in the Madison County Law Library located in the lower level of the Madison County Courthouse at 155 N. Main St., Edwardsville.
“The veterans’ sub-committee, chaired by Associate Judge Sarah Smith who is also in the military, is concerned over the many homeless and needy veterans in Madison County,” said Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder, chair of the Pro Bono Committee. To meet their needs, Judge Smith and Amy Morgan from Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation also maintain a list of volunteer attorneys who will assist veterans with their legal needs.
The committee already provides free legal appointments two days per month in the Legal Advice Clinic at the Madison County Courthouse. Those appointments are open to low-income individuals who do not have attorneys and cover any civil or family law subject.
First Bank to offer Red Bud shredding event as part of ID theft fight
First Bank will host a Red Bud Appreciation Day and free shredding event on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Red Bud branch at 1411 S. Main St.
The celebration will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature food, activities, Balloonatic and prizes.
To provide a convenient and secure way to dispose of sensitive documents, First Bank will also host free shredding from 9 to 11 a.m. as part of the bank’s effort to protect the public against ID theft.
For more information, contact First Bank’s Tammy Salger at (618) 282-6255.