This was my third social, at my third hospital, and I had the same great experience. This time I went to Illinois Masonic. This hospital is near and dear to me because it is where I was taken about a year and a half ago when I was hit by a car – but that is the subject of another blog altogether.
My name is Mirela Stefanescu. This was my fifth social to attend and I now I feel like an old pro. The Kellogg Cancer Center in Evanston was a beautiful location with lots of greenery in the waiting room. We set up in a room off to the left. The unique part of this location is that it provided us with two screens on which we played clips representative of Imerman Angels as well as interviews with both the founder Johnny and with other mentor angels.
My name is Mirela Stefanescu and I live in Lakeview, and I do PR for Vogelzang Law, an amazing law firm in the city at which I am also the office manager and which specializes in serving victims of Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancer. I also just started volunteering for a wonderful organization called Imerman Angels which is a one-on- one non-profit cancer support community.
A recent article by the Las Vegas Review-Journal detailed the close relationship Dr. Vogelzang shares with his patients at the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in Las Vegas. “Someone told me Dr. Vogelzang is retiring. He can’t. Someone in our family will die if he does. Is it true? Is he retiring?” a woman had asked the article’s author. When asked if the rumor was true, the 67-year-old Dr. Vogelzang laughed and said he hoped […]Continue reading
On December 1, 2016 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed asbestos as one of the 10 high-risk chemicals evaluated and regulated under the Lautenberg Act. What this means is that the EPA must release a scoping document within six months which includes the hazards, exposures, conditions of use and vulnerable populations the agency plans to consider for the risk evaluation. Next the EPA will have to complete a risk evaluation to determine whether the chemicals […]Continue reading