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Donation Helps Clinical Breast Exam Program

On February 14, 2014, Crusader Community Health received $7,489 for their clinical breast exam program from Riverside Community Bank. The donation is part of Riverside Bank’s Take A Swipe At Breast Cancer debit card program.  When Riverside Bank customers use their Pink Ribbon debit card, Riverside donates a portion of the transaction to Crusader Community […]

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Crusader Is Melting Pot of Diversity

A recent news article in the Rockford Register Star highlighted the personnel diversity of Crusader Community Health. Register Star writer Melissa Weshphal describes how Crusader’s 40% employee diversity helps patients feel comfortable and at home. The ability to communicate with patients in over 30 languages is also a Crusader strength. Crusader dentists Calysta Harris-Beatty, DDS and Lionel Gibson, DMD  are featured. Please […]

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Crusader Welcomes Olesya Brandis MD

Olesya Brandis MD has joined the Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice at Crusader Community Health, Rockford, Illinois. Dr. Brandis is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical Faculty of Uzhorod State University, Uzhorod, Ukraine and completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the […]

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Cosmopolitan Club celebrates milestone with $10,000 Contribution.

  The Cosmopolitan Club of Rockford presented a $10,000 check to Crusader Community Health. The local Cosmopolitan Club chapter is celebrating its 65th anniversary, and for 20 years it’s partnered with Crusader. The check was presented at the organizations 65th Anniversary Dinner on February 1, 2014 at Forest Hills Country Club in Rockford. The Cosmopolitan […]

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School Based Health Center Receives $104,701 Grant

  Crusader Community Health received a first year grant of $104,701, from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL). The grant is made possible through the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Fund to support a School Based Health Center (SBHC) at Auburn High School. The program is in partnership with Rockford Public Schools (RPS), Rosecrance […]

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Meeks and Wimsatt Earn 2013 Crusader Advocate Award

The third annual Crusader Community Advocate Award was given to two deserving Crusader employees: Evelyn Meeks and Heather Wimsatt.  Evelyn Meeks works in the Crusader Community Health Call Center and has been a staff member for over 20 years. She is always willing to go the extra mile for a patient, co-worker, family and friends. […]

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Crusader CEO Receives Award of Excellence Leadership Award

Gordon Eggers, Jr, President & CEO, Crusader Community Health, is the recipient of the George O’Neill Leadership Award from the Illinois Primary Health Care Association. The award was given at their annual meeting on October 4, 2013. The award recognized Eggers for his leadership and vision and sense of mission to ensure that the medically […]

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Crusader Community Health Board Members

  Front row (L to R) David Ruffin, Tracy Richter, Barbara Jackson, Dennis Case; 2nd row (L to R) Sam Miller, CFO at Crusader Community Health (CCH); Trisha Singer, Lawrence Blakely, Barbara Huffman, Leon Hansen; Back row (L to R) Nord Swanstrom, Crusader Community Health Foundation Liaison; Terry White, Chief Strategic & Operations Officer at CCH; James Powers Jr., Roger Jansen, […]

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