Riverside Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness – Location Change!

Riverside is hosting the third annual light the building pink event on Tuesday, September 27, to promote Breast Cancer Awareness in October. All Riverside employees are invited!

We hope you can join us for light refreshments and a brief program.

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Riverside Medical Center – Behind the East Tower

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Join Riverside’s Relay for Life Team!

Riverside is participating in Relay for Life on Saturday, June 11, and would love your support!

The Relay for Life event helps communities in the fight against cancer. Our team’s fundraising goal is $1,000. To join the Riverside Cancer Institute’s team, click here. From there, you will click “Join Our Team” and create your account.

After you have registered, you can share your personal page link on social media to fundraise.

Employees who join our team receive a free t-shirt to wear at Relay for Life.

Questions? Please contact Gabby Cinnamon at ext. 46503 or [email protected].

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Bishop McNamara High School

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Congratulations to Brenda McLaren on Retirement!

Congratulations to Brenda McLaren, oncology nurse, on her retirement after 40 years of service at Riverside!

Brenda started at Riverside on the IV team for two years and then worked in surgery for 32 years. For the past six years Brenda has been in oncology.

Thank you Brenda for your 40 years of service to our organization and for the positive impact you have had on so many patients throughout your career! We wish you nothing but the best in retirement.

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Riverside Cancer Institute Hosting Free Head & Neck Screening

April is Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month!

The Riverside Cancer Institute is hosting a free head & neck screening for the community on April 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Riverside Health Fitness Center Yoga Studio.

Head & Neck Cancer Risk Factors Include – long-term chronic alcohol use, tobacco use, HPV infection, or a lump in the head or neck that is not going away.

Ear Nose and Throat Specialists will be on-site to schedule a follow-up appointment if the examiner feels further evaluation is needed.

To schedule the screening, visit or call (815) 935-7544.

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Riverside Chooses Hope

Employees who are survivors or currently battling cancer are encouraged to join us for light refreshments and a short program.

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Time: 5 to 7 p.m. – program at 6 p.m.

Where: Riverside Health Fitness Center

RSVP has been extended to Friday, December 3! Please email Gabby Cinnamon at [email protected] to RSVP.

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