SHELBYVILLE - The Shelbyville Lions Club will hold their annual world-famous spaghetti dinner on Tuesday, March 13 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lions Club.

Again, this year they are dedicating their proceeds to the HSHS Good Shepherd Foundation Vicky Wagner Breast Cancer Assistance Fund.  

Shelbyville Lions Club board member, Wayne Gray said, “We really appreciate the support of this community. We enjoy serving and can always anticipate a great turnout for our event. Our club helps others but we couldn’t do so if the public weren’t behind us. We are happy to support such a great cause for the women of Shelby County.”

The HSHS Good Shepherd Vicky Wagner Breast Cancer Assistance Fund was set up to help Shelby County women with breast cancer who are actively seeking treatment with their out-of-pocket expenses. These expenses may include but are not limited to child care, travel, meals, wigs, mileage and parking.

Each applicant is considered on a case-by-case basis. To apply for assistance from the HSHS Good Shepherd Foundation Vicky Wagner Breast Cancer Assistance Fund, please call the HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital financial counselor’s office at (217) 774-3961, extension 2460 for an appointment. 

“Our hospital’s foundation began this fund in 2011, and we have helped several women since its inception,”  said Aaron Puchbauer HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital CEO and president, “It is with the generous donations of individuals and organizations such as the Lions that we are able to do so. We are extremely grateful to have their support, and I thank them for making our fund a priority.”
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About HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital
Since its inception in 1916, HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital in Shelbyville (GSS) has been dedicated to excellence in healthcare for those living and visiting their communities. GSS has accomplished this by providing comprehensive health services and meeting the needs of patients served through their compassionate care, business integrity and community responsibility. GSS provides a 24/7 emergency department that is fully staffed by physicians and highly-trained nurses, and also features inpatient and outpatient services, including a 24-hour laboratory and an imaging department that meets today’s highest standards for diagnostic imaging technology. GSS has an advanced surgery department and an acute inpatient care unit. Dedicated to being a hometown hospital, GSS’ home health and rehabilitation departments are committed to excellence with a team of professional nurses and therapists providing a variety of medical services and rehabilitative therapies, all designed to help patients heal in their own environment. The group of visiting specialists in the outpatient clinic works closely with GSS to help keep the healthcare services local even if a specialized procedure or exam is required. GSS strives to be the first choice for the community’s healthcare needs. For more information about HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, visit www.hshsgoodshepherd.org.   
 
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 local systems and physician practices in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visitwww.hospitalsisters.org.

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HSHS Illinois
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