Monthly Archives: February 2015

How can a pair of jeans make a statement about sexual abuse?

An injustice in Italy sparks an international day of protest and a way to show support for survivors of sexual assault. This year, Denim Day is being recognized on April 29 and there are many ways you can participate and … Continue reading

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Are you ready to get “heart healthy”? This might be the place to start.

The Karen Yontz Women’s Cardiac Awareness Center is full of ideas, resources and support for women to live active, healthy lifestyles and make heart health a priority. It’s located at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and is a nationally recognized resource … Continue reading

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Community foundation donates $1 million for new cancer center in western Racine and Walworth counties

The Memorial Hospital of Burlington Community Foundation recently donated $1 million to launch the Partners in Cancer Care campaign, an effort to support a programs and services at a new $5.6 million comprehensive cancer center that will feature a Vince Lombardi Cancer … Continue reading

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A true “thank you” from the heart

Greg Fleckenstein lived a full 94 years, most of them with the love of his life, Lorene. Greg passed away on September 6, 2014. Aurora Health Care Foundation recently received a legacy gift from his estate, along with a note … Continue reading

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Crystal Ball event raises $169,000 toward new cancer center

 A special thank you to attendees and sponsors of the 12th Annual Crystal Ball at Veterans Terrace at Echo Park in Burlington. The generous community support raised nearly $169,000 to benefit our Partners in Cancer Care campaign, which supports a new … Continue reading

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How a clinical trial at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center turned Jim into “Superman”!

By the age of 81, heart disease had really taken a toll on Jim McKinnon. “I was very weak. I could hardly walk. I was literally at death’s door,” Jim says. Because of his age, Jim didn’t qualify for a heart … Continue reading

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Donors help purchase a new mapping system to treat heart arrhythmias

February is American Heart Month, and we’re celebrating some exciting achievements in heart health at Aurora Health Care, made possible by donors like you! Thanks to generous gifts from people in Ozaukee County and beyond,  nearly $59,000 was raised in … Continue reading

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