LCHC Awarded the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award
The Chicago Tribune - Obesity Study and Effects on Healthcare
Lawndale Christian Health Center CEO, Bruce Miller, and Lawndale Christian Fitness Center member, Johnathan McCamey, were interviewed for a feature article in the Chicago Tribune published Wednesday, September 19th. This article was published as a result of a report by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that was released on Tuesday, September 18. The report offers sobering projections for an adult obesity rate in the United States that's expected to increase dramatically in Illinois and around the country by 2030.
NPR/Vocalo Radio Interview with LCHC - Segregation, Poverty and Health
Representatives from Lawndale Christian Health Center recently participated in a LIVE radio broadcast in partnership with Vocalo and NPR as part of their current "Race Out Loud" series. Dr. Daisey Dowell and Rob Werner (both from LCHC) joined Steve Bogira (from The Chicago Reader) to discuss the connections between Segregation, Poverty and Health. For more information on the episode, click here.
Chicago Defender - New Building
The Chicago Defender covered our May 15th ribbon cutting ceremony for our new Health & Fitness Center (3750 W Ogden). Click hereto read the full article (Pg 8).
CBS - Rahm Emanuel's First Year in Office & NATO - Mentions New Building at 3750 W Ogden (Published May 15th)
A story showing the ribbon-cutting ceremony of our New Health & Fitness Center (3750 W Ogden Avenue) was wrapped into a larger piece on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first year in office and NATO.