Thanks to all our blood donors! Your donation may save up to three lives!

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Congratulations, Chris!

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Kevin Eckhoff, Passavant-Powerade Race Director, presented a check this morning for $2,550 to Girls on the Run (GOTR)-Jacksonville, the 2013 Race beneficiary. The monies will provide scholarships for 25 girls in Jacksonville. Left to...

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Air Evac Lifeteam, an air ambulance service, will soon have a base on the Passavant campus.

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Congratulations, Betty Sue!

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One hundred thirty-four persons donated blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center during the May blood drives at Passavant Area Hospital. The Central Illinois Community Blood Center holds monthly blood drives at Passavant...

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Records were shattered in both the men’s and women’s 10K divisions at this morning’s 21st Annual Passavant-Powerade 5K and 10K Race at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois. Springfield’s Bryan Glass finished the 10K...

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J.B. Large and Sons took first place at the 19th Annual Duck for Lifeline May 19 at Nichols Park in Jacksonville. The duck purchased by Large and Sons floated across the finish line first...

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Memorial Medical Center, Springfield Clinic and Passavant Area Hospital are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and community open house this Saturday, May 18, for the new medical office building on the Passavant Area Hospital campus....

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Lisa Clark, R.N., Three South, is the latest recipient of the Daisy Award Her nomination form read, “Since becoming part of our nursing unit, Lisa has shown skills, compassion, and knowledge at the highest level. She...

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Race Donates $3,000 to Special Olympics

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Kevin Eckhoff, Communications Coordinator and Race Director of the Passavant-Gatorade 5K/10K, center, presents a check for $3,000 to Jacksonville Saints Special Olympics team members, Crystal Jackson, left, and Jesse Mattern. The check represents proceeds from this year’s 25th Annual Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K. Jackson and Mattern both participated in the May 27 event. Also present for the check presentation was Harry Schmidt, left, Passavant president and chief executive officer, and Richard Larkin, community living services director for Pathway Services Unlimited, Inc. The Jacksonville Saints Special Olympics program provides competition in several different sports to over 100 Special Olympics athletes from Jacksonville and the surrounding area. Sports offered include: athletics, basketball, bowling, flag football, soccer, softball and volleyball. The Passavant-Gatorade 5K/10K is the longest consecutive running event in Jacksonville.

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