Will-Grundy Medical Clinic to host 33rd Annual Celebration on Sept. 16

Funds raised will provide COVID testing and vaccines, primary and mental health services and housing support for those in need

Tickets are available for the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic’s 33rd annual celebration.

The event will be held Sept. 16 at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate in Joliet. Features include a food truck tasting menu, cash bar, silent auction and chance to win $1,000 cash raffle.

The food truck tasting menu is courtesy of the following local venues: Nothing Bundt Cakes, Supermercado Taco Truck, Smokin’ Z BBQ Truck, TCBY and the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate.

Tickets for the event are $75 and available for purchase on the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic website.

Raffle tickets will be sold at the event for $20 each or six tickets for $100. All proceeds will benefit COVID-19 testing and vaccines, primary and mental health services and housing services.

Each year, the Will-Grundy Medical clinic provides free primary, specialist and dental care and no and low-cost medications to more than 1,000 patients “who are low income and aren’t eligible for medical entitlements,” according to the clinic’s website.

The clinic provides the services through health care professional volunteers and other volunteers, a paid staff and “in alliance with other community agencies and health care providers,” the clinic website said.

For information and to purchase event tickets, visit willgrundymedicalclinic.org.

Denise  Unland

Denise M. Baran-Unland

Denise M. Baran-Unland is the features editor for The Herald-News in Joliet. She covers a variety of human interest stories. She also writes the long-time weekly tribute feature “An Extraordinary Life about local people who have died. She studied journalism at the College of St. Francis in Joliet, now the University of St. Francis.