Wood Oaks Park hosts walkathon that honors Hadassah’s 100th year
Israeli veteran Husein Falah of Isreal and Northbrook resident Neal Blustein cross the finish line together at the 3k walk-a-thon celebrating the centennial anniversary of Hadassah at Wood Oaks Green Park in Northbrook Sunday morning. | Eric Davis ~ For Sun-Times Media
EVENT: Centennial 3K Walkathon celebrating Hadassah’s 100th anniversary
BENEFITING: Hadassah medical research
DATE: June 24, 2012
LOCATION: Wood Oak Green Park, Northbrook
ATTENDED: 70 walkers
Updated: September 17, 2012 6:02AM
To honor the 100th anniversary of Hadassah, its North Shore Chapter sponsored a Centennial 3K Walkathon at Wood Oaks Green Park June 24.
There were 70 walkers and many others cheering on the walkers. $6,000 was raised at the inaugural event.
Since 1912, Hadassah has pioneered the advancement of medicine in Israel and has sustained and supported the most modern, sophisticated medical treatment, technology, research and education in the Middle East.
The event was sponsored by Hadassah Resale Shop, Highland Park; Dermedica - Innovative Dermatology; Shalom Memorial Funeral Home/Memorial Park; Ken’s Quick Print, Inc., Highland Park and Elegance in Meats Butcher-Baker-Deli Maker-Catering, Northbrook.
For more information contact the Hadassah North Shore office at (847) 205-1900, Email: email@example.com.