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Sunny Hill centenarian gets her birthday wish – and then some

Sunny Hill centenarian gets her birthday wish – and then some

What do you wish for when you’re turning 100? Diane Brozman’s wish was to get 100 birthday cards.

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County Executive Walsh honored with Community Caring Award

County Executive Walsh honored with Community Caring Award

An “extremely humbled” Will County Executive Larry Walsh received the Spirit of Community Caring Award from the Friends of Sunny Hill on Sunday, Oct. 28.

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Sunny Hill residents, staff host own Alzheimer’s walk

Sunny Hill residents, staff host own Alzheimer’s walk

The first group of wheelchairs and those pushing them stepped off at 10 a.m., stopping briefly to mug for a camera before heading out to complete their walk.  

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14 resident veterans honored at Sunny Hill

14 resident veterans honored at Sunny Hill

County Executive tells them they should be thanked every day for service

Fourteen veterans whose service spans World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars were honored at Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County on Thursday, Nov. 3.

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Sunny Hill to kick off bus drive with holiday bazaar

Sunny Hill to kick off bus drive with holiday bazaar

Time to replace facility’s 2004 bus

The Friends of Sunny Hill Inc. is kicking off its campaign for a new bus by bringing back an old favorite.

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Music helps Sunny Hill residents remember, elevates moods

Music helps Sunny Hill residents remember, elevates moods

“Music replays the past memories, awaken our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

Music can pick you up, bring back memories and get your feet tapping or get you dancing in your seat. In some cases it can help you forget pain. 

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A century of living

A century of living

Gertrude Hoover, a resident of Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County in Joliet, was feted by family and friends for her 100th birthday on March 26 at Sunny Hill. 

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Sunny Hill residents celebrate June with vow renewals

Sunny Hill residents celebrate June with vow renewals

Happily Ever After Ball includes fashion show, photo and dress displays

They met in church, school, on a blind date and at work.

In all, 21 couples are represented at Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, said Activity Director Danette Krieger. For two of the couples, both husband and wife live at the County-owned facility 

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Fiesta to benefit Sunny Hill Nursing Home residents with Alzheimer’s

Fiesta to benefit Sunny Hill Nursing Home residents with Alzheimer’s

Gratitude for the care that residents receive at Sunny Hill Nursing Home and lessons learned about how the brain operates will benefit those with Alzheimer’s disease for years to come.

That gratitude is from the family of the late Richard Churnovic and KSKJ, the organization of which he and other Sunny Hill residents were members, said Danette Krieger, Sunny Hill’s Activity Director. The late Richard Tezak, also known as "Mr. Sunny Hill," was also a member of the fraternal organization.

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Will County Office Building closed on July 4th

In observance of Independence Day, the Will County Office Building will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Normal business hours will resume on Friday, July 5.
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Workforce Center of Will County, Kankakee Workforce Center to host job fair July 18 in Peotone

The Workforce Center of Will County and Kankakee Workforce Services will host a job fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Peotone High School, 605 W. North St.

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EMA reminds residents to take care in summer’s heat

With summer’s heat upon us and as heat indexes top 90 and 100, the Will County Emergency Management Agency reminds residents to be cautious in the heat.

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County, City to join with Slammers on July 21 to show residents how to hit a home run with water conservation

Will County and the City of Joliet are partnering with the Joliet Slammers to offer a day of baseball and family fun with an emphasis on water conservation on Sunday, July 21.

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