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We’ve changed the venue for Northwest Side Branch meetings this year. With the closing of Rosewood, we will now be meeting at Gibson’s Steakhouse in Rosemont (5464 N. River Rd.). New members are always welcome.
Our very own Sam Cascio received the Marshall Smulson Humanitarian Award June 29 at the annual Giant Awards Dinner sponsored by the Ed Kelly Sports Program. The event was held at the White Eagle Banquet Hall in Niles. Among the more than 700 in attendance that night were fellow 2015 Giant Award winners Chicago Bear Matt Forte, NBC5’s Lauren Jiggets, and businessman Richard Driehaus. Showing their support were fellow Northwest Side Branch members Michael Cascio, Michael Biasiello, Anthony Spina and Lou Imburgia, along with Joe Discipio, Paul Smulson and 2014 Giant Award recipient George Zehak.
After more than 60 years as a CDS member, Sam continues to make us proud. Congratulations Sam!
Congratulations to Mike Biasiello who earned the Raffaele Suriano Award from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentisty. The award is named for the contributions of the former dean of Loyola University Chicago School of Dentistry. The award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to dentistry and the dental school.
Lauren Schultz is joining our branch, as she purchased a general dental practice in Park Ridge. Lauren is a Chicago native and graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry. Welcome Lauren!
At the time of this writing, Jeff Wittmus was making plans for his eleventh mission trip to the southern Armenian mountains to provide dental care for poor and orphaned children. His team of six American dentists and four Armenian dentists hopes to treat more than 500 children ages 5-18. Jeff has helped create two full-service dental clinics near the Iranian border in the Caucasus Mountains.
In September, Jeff will be traveling to Orlando, FL, to complete the Misch International Institute of Implantology 15-day surgical course. This will be Carl Misch’s last 15-day surgical course graduating class.
Joe Favia ran the golf outing for the Arcolian Dental Arts Society at Village Greens of Woodridge. Congratulations go out to Sal Storniolo and his son, Frankie, who were part of the winning foursome.
Mark Storer participated on the Ice Crew for the Chicago Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field in February, and played in its charity game two days later. Mark also shot a hole-in-one in Evanston on May 16. Luckily he still finds time in between hockey and golf to practice dentistry!
Aga Chruszczyk has joined Patrick Fitzgerald at Park Ridge Endodontics. In addition to the 15 years of experience she brings, Aga is a Diplomate on the Board of Endodontics. She will be a great asset to the community.
We eagerly anticipate our first meeting of the year on Oct. 6. Courtney Boho Marincsin, JD, will present the lecture “Anatomy of a Direct and Cross Exam.” It will feature a mock examination and cross examination based on a medical malpractice case involving a failure to diagnose squamous cell carcinoma.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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