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Volunteer Awarded Cook County Resolution for Serving the Uninsured Living in Evanston – Rogers Park

Thursday, July 08, 2004
Special to suffredin.org

Mr. Jack Lynch, a community member and Ignatian Lay Volunteer, assisted 500 patients from the Evanston–Rogers Park Family Health Center obtain over one-half million dollars worth of life extending medications this year. Cook County Commissioner, Larry Suffredin sponsored a Resolution honoring Jack for his volunteer work and dedication to the citizens of Cook County. The Commissioner will present Mr. Lynch with the Resolution at the Evanston-Rogers Park Family Health Center on Monday, July 19, 2004 at 1pm. A reception for Jack, sponsored by Dr. Mark Simon MD, Medical Director of the Evanston-Rogers Park Family Health Center and his staff will follow.

Jack Lynch is a member of the Ignatian Lay Volunteer Corp (ILVC). The Ignatian Volunteer Corps provides men and women age 50 and over an opportunity to serve the needs of people who are poor, to work for a more just society, and to grow deeper in Christian faith by reflecting and praying in the Ignatian tradition.

"Because Jack has been able to help me with my medicine, I don’t have to cut back on buying food anymore. My diabetes has never been this well controlled”, stated one uninsured woman who recently came to the clinic to pick up her medication.

On Monday July 19, 2004 at 1pm, Mr. Jack Lynch will be presented with a Resolution honoring his volunteer work sponsored by Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin at the Evanston-Rogers Park Family Health Center, 1555 West Howard Street, Chicago, IL.

For any additional information, contact:

Monica Dillon RN
773-761-8324


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