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News: Walla Pa Looza raises cash for cancer

Walla Pa Looza, a musical fundraising event, is planned to start at noon Saturday, July 28 at the Johnsburg Community Club, 2315 W. Church Street. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Centegra Sage Cancer Center.

Wallapalooza-fundraising-photo-for-web1-300x225The event will feature five live bands throughout the day including White Shadow, Dollar Giraffes, New Tattoo, Libido Funk Circus and hi INfiDELITY. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Events throughout the day will include a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, teenage battle of the bands and children’s activities. A $5 per person donation will be collected upon entrance to the event.

Walla Pa Looza is a charitable organization whose focus is on making a difference in the lives of those in need. Walla Pa Looza hosts family friendly community based events that are focused on raising money in order to help charitable organizations and local families in need who are experiencing physical and financial problems due to their particular situations. For more information on the upcoming event, visit www.walla-pa-looza.org.

The Walla Pa Looza committee is working with the Centegra Health System Foundation to connect the community to Centegra’s vision for better healthcare in McHenry County.

The foundation helps build financial resources and grants funds for Centegra operations such as EKG transmitting devices, pre-natal monitors, professional education, state-of-the-art TomoTherapy cancer treatment, charity care, wellness programs, patient transport and much more.

Centegra Health System Foundation raises funds to support the goals of clinical excellence, superior service and promoting wellness for the greater McHenry County area. Through fundraising, special events and stewardship and by embracing donor passion for superior health care, the foundation works to provide the health system with the essential financial resources needed to support its strategic goals.

For more information on how the community can help inspire, invest and innovate healthcare in the area, call the Centegra Health System Foundation at 815-788-5870.

Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Physician Care Centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, Health Bridge Fitness Centers and more. As the region’s leading healthcare provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community. For more information on Centegra Health System visit Facebook, Twitter or call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).