Upcoming events

Call for Help

January 01, 2020

Call for Help helps people overcome a variety of personal crises, ranging from sexual assault and poverty, to homelessness and mental illness. We change lives by giving people skills and support that empower them to overcome emotional and physical crisis.


Call for Help is stationed at Memorial the first and third Wednesday of every month from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Learn more at: https://callforhelpinc.org/

NAMI Support Group

December 19, 2019

NAMI St. Louis (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

NAMI Connection is a confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions.


The organization will be holding monthly support group meetings at Memorial Hospital in the Cafeteria on the third Thursday of every month from 7:00-8:30pm.


To learn more about the organization and how they can help, visit www.namiswi.org.

FREE Weight Loss Group

December 17, 2019

Join us the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month for our Weight Loss Group Meeting.

9:00am at the Monroe Randolph County Health Department

6:00pm at Memorial Hospital


Attend one of the introductory meetings on March 2 or 4

10:30am Chester Public Library

6:00pm Hospital Cafeteria

Melissa Soellner, Memorial Hospital's Dietitian is proud to introduce a new, The program provides structure, support and accountability to those looking to lose weight. Those who participate in the program will be supplied with nutrition and activity action plans to help them reach their goals.


The annual program follows the CDC Prediabetes Curriculum and will include 1 meeting a week for the first 16 weeks (August-November), 2 meetings a month for the next two months (December-January), and then 1 meeting a month for the last 6 months (February-June). Those who commit to the program will be required to attend 50% of the classes (make-up classes will be available). Meetings will last approximately 1 hour and will be held in Chester, IL. Locations may vary and participants will be informed of locations prior to each meeting.



Melissa Soellner, Dietitian

Phone: 618-826-4581 ext 1170

Email: msoellner@mhchester.com

Community Blood Drive

November 22, 2019

Blood Drive

Chester Memorial Hospital on the Bus outside the lab doors

1900 State Street

Chester, IL 62233

Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Schedule your blood donation appointment today. RedCrossBlood.org

FREE Prenatal and Family Education Classes

January 25, 2020

January 25

8:00am - Noon

Memorial Hospital Training Room

For most pregnant women, even if you already have a child, the labor and birth process can be both overwhelming and joyful. Many women and their partners choose to attend childbirth classes to gather information and lessen their anxiety.

Our Curriculum Includes :

  • Maternal Nutrition

  • Pregnancy Complications

  • Infant Feeding

  • Child Safety

  • Growth & Development

  • Discipline & Bringing Up Baby

  • Cesarean Sections &

  • Epidural Information

  • Lamaze Breathing &

  • Relaxation Techniques

For more information please call:

618-826-4581 ext 1223

Diabetes Group: Conversation Map

February 04, 2020

FREE Group Sessions for Everyone

Every Tuesday in February at 11:00am

Randolph County Health Department

Lifestyle • Nutrition • Risk • Management

Visual Tools • Meaningful Discussion • Info You Need

Melissa Soellner, Dietitian
Phone: 618-826-4581 ext 1170
Email: msoellner@mhchester.com

February - The Learning Table

February 05, 2020

A Back-to-Back Class Series on
Wellness & Diabetes Health

Join us for both or either on the 1st Wednesday of the Month at Memorial Hospital

Wednesday, February 5

Memorial Hospital


Control Your Emotions


Carb Count Review

Go Red for Women - Wine & Girl Power

February 27, 2020


When: February 27, 2020 | Doors Open at 6:00pm

Where: Chester Country Club


Kendall Boysen, CPC, CPRC

Professional Life & Recovery Coach

Encouragementology® - The Practice of Instilling Hope


You’ve got the POWER!

Create a positive ripple by collecting gratitude and pushing it out to everyone you encounter. Frustrated by a negative world, activate your power and do something about it. From small beginnings, great things can happen!



Eric Winters

Senior Executive Wine Consultant, PRP Wine International, Inc.

Complementary Wine Glass Included



Served at 6:30pm





Blood Pressure Checks, 3D Mammography, Swing Bed Program, Volunteer/Auxiliary Program, Free Weight Loss Group.

March - The Learning Table

March 04, 2020

A Back-to-Back Class Series on
Wellness & Diabetes Health

Join us for both or either on the 1st Wednesday of the Month at Memorial Hospital

Wednesday, March 4

Memorial Hospital


Declutter Your Life


Simple Mediterranean Meal Ideas

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