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2020 Cheers!

Make plans now to join us from 6 to 11 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Keller Convention Center in Effingham, IL for a cocktail party with heavy hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds will benefit the Guild Scholarship Program.

• Cocktail Party with heavy hors d’oeuvres
• Music by 8South, Nashville, TN will be perorming again
• Wine & Bourbon Tasting
• Invitations are open to the public. Reservations are required.

$75 donation per person
To order tickets call the SBL Health Foundation at 217-258-2511 by February 21, 2020. Invitations are open to the public. Reservations are required. All donations are tax-deductible. Mail completed registration forms and checks made payable to:

SBL Health Foundation
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938

Hotel Information
Hotel reservations can be made directly with the Effingham Holiday Inn at (217) 540-7777 or booking online below. Rooms will be held under Cheers! (group code SBL) until February 15, 2020 at a rate of $99 or $119 that includes a bunch voucher for $20 (brunch hours 7 am to 2 pm).



Since 1979, the SBL Guild has awarded more than half a million dollars in scholarships to students in our service area who are pursuing their educations in medically related fields. Qualified areas of study include, but are not limited to nursing, medical technology, radiology, physical therapy, pharmacy, dietetics, medical coding, and speech pathology. The school to be attended must be accredited or recognized as an approved program by the appropriate agencies. Scholarships are awarded for an academic year and are based on a student’s scholastic achievement, financial need and the availability of funds. This year’s scholarship application deadline is April 1. Selection of recipients is made in early May.

For more information about scholarships or to submit an application , contact Tracy Haddock, Volunteer Services Supervisor at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System at 258-4180. For more information about the event, contact Kim Lockart at 238-4765.