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SwedishAmerican’s Swedes’ Night Raises $170,000 for Hospital Modernization Projects

The SwedishAmerican Foundation’s Swedes’ Night (formerly known as Cruise) was a huge success with more than 450 supporters in attendance. The event, held on March 3 at Giovanni’s, raised more than $170,000. 

SwedishAmerican Earns Advertising Awards

SwedishAmerican's marketing team earned 3 Gold and the "Best in Broadcast" ADDY awards from the American Advertising Federation of Northern Illinois (AAFNI) during the March 9 awards celebration at the Prairie Street Brewhouse.

SwedishAmerican Foundation Hosts Swedish Nursing Students for Sixth Year in a Row

On Thursday, March 8, ten nursing students and three instructors from the De la Gardiegymnasiet upper secondary school in Lidköping, Sweden, will arrive in Rockford for a fourteen day visit. The students will do clinical work and shadow both nurses and physicians at SwedishAmerican Hospital and also learn about the Rockford community by participating in classes at Guilford High School, stay with local host families and visit the Swedish Historical Society´s Erlander Home Museum. This is the sixth year SwedishAmerican has hosted nursing students from Sweden.

Thank Your SwedishAmerican Doctor – National Doctors’ Day is March 30

In celebration of National Doctors’ Day on March 30, SwedishAmerican invites you to send a note to a doctor who has made a positive impact on your life.