11/5/2019

St. John's College of Nursing Hosts Chicken Dinner Fundraiser Benefiting Student Activities


St. John’s College of Nursing is hosting a chicken dinner fundraiser to benefit student activities on Nov. 22.

The chicken dinner is catered by Nelson’s Catering and includes: a half chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, dinner roll and butter.

Pick up is made easy with drive-thru service in the alley next to St. John’s College from 5 – 8 p.m.

To purchase tickets, contact any St. John’s College student or call 217-525-5628.
The last day to purchase tickets is Nov. 15.
 
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About St. John’s College 
St. John’s College, a department of St. John’s Hospital, in Springfield, Illinois the oldest Catholic hospital-based school of nursing in the United States. In 1886, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis founded St. John's Hospital School of Nursing. Their mission was to care for the sick and needy of the community in a spirit of joy, respect and commitment to competence. Initially the school was created as a two-year diploma program to educate members of the founding religious order. In 1912 the school accepted the first lay women. St. John's School of Nursing transitioned into St. John's College in 1991. Today, St. John's College students can earn a Bachelor or Master of Science in nursing degree. During our long and rich history, we have undergone many transitions. However, the constant has been dedication to the education of professional nurses whose practice exemplifies excellence in health care.
 
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 local systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org