West Allis, Wis. – Aurora West Allis Medical Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2011 and will kick off a year-long celebration to commemorate its golden anniversary on Monday, Jan. 10 with a program and dessert reception in the Lavender Room at the Aurora Women's Pavilion, 8901 W. Lincoln Ave. from 6 – 7 p.m.
As part of its ongoing celebration, the hospital is also collecting stories, pictures, articles and comments related to Aurora West Allis Medical Center, which opened as West Allis Memorial Hospital in 1961. Submissions will be used in various communications and displays as well as a tribute website.
In particular, former caregivers at the hospital are encouraged to share stories about their experience working at the hospital as well as photos or other memorabilia they may have in addition to interesting facts and figures. Submissions can be made by visiting the tribute website or by contacting Pat Szolwinski at 414-328-6834.
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
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