(Maplewood, MN - September 16, 2011) - You're invited to celebrate St. John's Hospital centennial anniversary! Come join in the celebration and fun! Be one of the first 100 to join us at the open house and receive a commemorative gift! Go behind the scenes of your community hospital and see the latest cutting-edge technology such as Telestroke. Take part in free health screenings. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet Major League Baseball Hall of Famer with Minnesota baseball roots, Lou Brock!
Those born at St. John's Hospital, along with babies born during the month of September will receive a special centennial gift. Come and enjoy a great waffle breakfast and support a good cause during the open house in the morning and free refreshments and treats during the afternoon. Plus, register to win free door prizes!
We would like to extend an invitation to everyone to come celebrate St. John's 100 years of caring at the these great events:
- Give Thanks, Praise and Sing – Special Worship Service
Thursday, Sept. 22, 7 pm, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi
The community is invited to celebrate St. John's faith-based roots and rich history.
- St. John's Community Open House
Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 am to 3 pm, St. John’s Hospital lobby, 1575 Beam Ave, Maplewood
St. John's Hospital's free open house will be providing free health screenings, including total cholesterol, HDL, glucose and body mass index screenings. Check out leading-edge medical technology or take a step back in time and see the historical exhibits.
- St. Paul Diabetes Lions Club Waffle Breakfast
Saturday, Sept. 24, 9 am to 12 pm, St. John’s Northeast Crossing Café, 1575 Beam Ave, Maplewood
Enjoy a delicious breakfast with your family while supporting diabetes awareness and be inspired by one of Baseball's Hall of Famer, Lou Brock. During this baseball legend's free presentation at 10 am hear what diabetes has meant in his life. You will have an opportunity to meet him and receive his autograph. The cost for the breakfast is $7 for adults and $4 for children with proceeds going towards free community education programs.
Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:30 to 8 pm, Metro State University, St. Paul (site of old St. John's Hospital)
St. John's employees, retirees, volunteers and the community are invited to gather for a special evening of food, of sharing stories about St. John's and of looking back over the past 100 years! Watch for more details or contact Kay Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're proud to be your community hospital and look forward to celebrating 100 years of caring with you!