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Permanent link  CDS Foundation will host 5th annual wine tasting benefit

09/12/2014

Wine & Roses 2014

The Chicago Dental Society Foundation has finalized plans for the fifth annual Evening of Wine and Roses, a wine tasting benefit to support access to care and dental education in Chicagoland.

All guests 21 and over – dentists, as well as their friends, neighbors and colleagues – are welcome at the Hu-Friedy Manufacturing — Performance Center, 1666 E. Touhy Ave., Des Plaines Sunday, Oct. 26, from 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $100 and in addition to a wine tasting and appetizers, there will be a silent auction and several raffle items. Tickets are on sale now in the CDS Store

“Bring your significant other. Reward your staff for their hard work. Invite your neighbor as repayment for the lawnmower you borrowed in June and didn’t return until August,” encouraged Events Committee chair Dave Lang, of Lang Dental Mfg. Co. “Mention this event to any professional you may work with that would be interested in talking to some of the most influential dentists in the country. I’m looking forward to seeing you there.”

Added CDS Foundation Chair Mary Hayes, “This has become a signature fund raising event of the CDS Foundation over the years. With continued success, we can make an even more significant impact on the oral health of the communities we serve.”

However, the fun to be had pales in comparison to the CDS Foundation’s mission. The registered 501(c)3 organization provides financial support to programs administered by more than 20 community agencies — and it maintains a full-service clinic in DuPage County. The Wheaton office is open full-time and staffed by volunteer dentists and hygienists who in 2014 have already seen twice as many patients as they had last year at this time.

“The CDS Foundation addresses very important issues affecting the well being of a large underserved dental population in northeastern Illinois,” Mr. Lang explained. “This event allows us to get together as friends and colleagues with some of the most influential people in our profession and industry to meet socially for the express purpose of raising funds to achieve our stated goals.

“It further allows us to get feedback directly from people whose opinions are very important to us.”

The Evening of Wine and Roses event is the Foundation’s largest event, and funds raised that night enable the CDS Foundation to extend its reach further into communities throughout the Chicago Dental Society’s tri-county region.

“Our current resources only allow us to partially fund the requests we receive throughout the year,” Mr. Lang said. “There is so much more we can accomplish with the appropriate resources. We have the vision and commitment. What we need now is a financial boost from our friends.”

Buy tickets online in the CDS Store, or for more information contact the CDS Foundation at 312.836.7301.

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Permanent link  CDS Foundation will host 5th annual wine tasting benefit

09/12/2014

Wine & Roses 2014

The Chicago Dental Society Foundation has finalized plans for the fifth annual Evening of Wine and Roses, a wine tasting benefit to support access to care and dental education in Chicagoland.

All guests 21 and over – dentists, as well as their friends, neighbors and colleagues – are welcome at the Hu-Friedy Manufacturing — Performance Center, 1666 E. Touhy Ave., Des Plaines Sunday, Oct. 26, from 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $100 and in addition to a wine tasting and appetizers, there will be a silent auction and several raffle items. Tickets are on sale now in the CDS Store

“Bring your significant other. Reward your staff for their hard work. Invite your neighbor as repayment for the lawnmower you borrowed in June and didn’t return until August,” encouraged Events Committee chair Dave Lang, of Lang Dental Mfg. Co. “Mention this event to any professional you may work with that would be interested in talking to some of the most influential dentists in the country. I’m looking forward to seeing you there.”

Added CDS Foundation Chair Mary Hayes, “This has become a signature fund raising event of the CDS Foundation over the years. With continued success, we can make an even more significant impact on the oral health of the communities we serve.”

However, the fun to be had pales in comparison to the CDS Foundation’s mission. The registered 501(c)3 organization provides financial support to programs administered by more than 20 community agencies — and it maintains a full-service clinic in DuPage County. The Wheaton office is open full-time and staffed by volunteer dentists and hygienists who in 2014 have already seen twice as many patients as they had last year at this time.

“The CDS Foundation addresses very important issues affecting the well being of a large underserved dental population in northeastern Illinois,” Mr. Lang explained. “This event allows us to get together as friends and colleagues with some of the most influential people in our profession and industry to meet socially for the express purpose of raising funds to achieve our stated goals.

“It further allows us to get feedback directly from people whose opinions are very important to us.”

The Evening of Wine and Roses event is the Foundation’s largest event, and funds raised that night enable the CDS Foundation to extend its reach further into communities throughout the Chicago Dental Society’s tri-county region.

“Our current resources only allow us to partially fund the requests we receive throughout the year,” Mr. Lang said. “There is so much more we can accomplish with the appropriate resources. We have the vision and commitment. What we need now is a financial boost from our friends.”

Buy tickets online in the CDS Store, or for more information contact the CDS Foundation at 312.836.7301.

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Permanent link  Independents leave their mark on the CDS Foundation Clinic

04/29/2014

The Independent Dental Organization (IDO) of the Chicago Dental Society recently completed a week of volunteering at the CDS Foundation Dental Clinic, with spectacular results.

Volunteer dentists, supported by volunteer hygienists April 21-25, produced $12,022 in donated dental services. This included 26 fillings, 21 extractions and eight comprehensive exams, which completed treatment on 26 patients.

“It was our pleasure to have a small part in helping so many patients in need of dental care,” IDO president Michael Biasiello said in an email to the clinic. “Our job was made easy due to all of the help from Dottie (Mackie) and the rest of the staff at the CDS Foundation Clinic. It is our hope that more dentists and especially dental groups will get the message and respond to the urgent dental care needed in our community.”

Volunteers who participated in Independents Week at the CDS Foundation Clinic include Michael Biasiello, Trucia Drummond, John Gerding, Alejandro Godinez, Mary Hawley, Louis Imburgia, Helen Lo, David Nguyen, Stephen Palatinus, Sal Storniolo, Victoria Ursitti, David Williams and Michael Wince.

Other groups that have already scheduled volunteer events at the clinic include the Members Group and the Dental Arts Club.

To schedule an individual volunteer time or a group event, contact Ms. Mackie at 630.260.8530.

 

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Permanent link  Independents leave their mark on the CDS Foundation Clinic

04/29/2014

The Independent Dental Organization (IDO) of the Chicago Dental Society recently completed a week of volunteering at the CDS Foundation Dental Clinic, with spectacular results.

Volunteer dentists, supported by volunteer hygienists April 21-25, produced $12,022 in donated dental services. This included 26 fillings, 21 extractions and eight comprehensive exams, which completed treatment on 26 patients.

“It was our pleasure to have a small part in helping so many patients in need of dental care,” IDO president Michael Biasiello said in an email to the clinic. “Our job was made easy due to all of the help from Dottie (Mackie) and the rest of the staff at the CDS Foundation Clinic. It is our hope that more dentists and especially dental groups will get the message and respond to the urgent dental care needed in our community.”

Volunteers who participated in Independents Week at the CDS Foundation Clinic include Michael Biasiello, Trucia Drummond, John Gerding, Alejandro Godinez, Mary Hawley, Louis Imburgia, Helen Lo, David Nguyen, Stephen Palatinus, Sal Storniolo, Victoria Ursitti, David Williams and Michael Wince.

Other groups that have already scheduled volunteer events at the clinic include the Members Group and the Dental Arts Club.

To schedule an individual volunteer time or a group event, contact Ms. Mackie at 630.260.8530.

 

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Permanent link  Thank you, Hellenic American Dental Society

03/10/2014

Kudos to the Hellenic American Dental Society for its work at the CDS Foundation Clinic Feb. 24-28. Its team of volunteers ran the treatment rooms during the inaugural Greek Week, with spectacular results:

 

  • Produced $11,546 in donated dental service
  • Placed 35 fillings
  • Extracted 18 teeth
  • Competed treatment on 5 patients

 

Many thanks to Drs. LaValle, Kouracos, Marinis, George, Kanellos, Lo, Papadimitriou and Haralampopolos, and honorary Greeks Dr. Sullivan and King, for their efforts that week.

There are still open operatories in the March and April calendars. Ask these volunteers about their experience, and then see for yourself. Call Dottie at 630.260.8530 if you have time to serve.

 

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