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New Executive Director


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The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Shawn West, MBA is the new Executive Director of Clinic. An experienced non-profit professional, Shawn comes to WGMC from Perspectives Charter School in Chicago, where she served as Director of Human Capital. Previous to that, she held the position of Senior Director of Human Resources at Bethel New Life 2010. According to Beth Hughes, Chair of the Clinic Board of Directors, “Shawn is a result-driven leader with exceptional strategic and operational […]

Executive Director to Leave


After almost seven years of service as the Executive Director of the Clinic, J. D. Ross has announced his resignation effective on or about June 30, 2013. Ross said “Though I have loved my time and the work at the Clinic, after over 50 years of employment, it is time for me to try not working”. The board of directors of the Clinic has initiated a search to find a new executive director. Click on the link to see a […]

“Thanks” to the community!


On June 2, 2012, the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic held its 5th Annual “Step Up…Care Now” 5K Walk/Run at Joliet Junior College. 103 walkers and runners came out on a beautiful Saturday morning to help raise over $17,400.00 in much-needed funds to support the Clinic. The Walk is an annual opportunity for our community to Step Up and show you care about your neighbors who find themselves in a situation without health insurance. “Our patients come from many Will and Grundy […]

Rotary Club of Joliet: A giving tradition for almost 100 years


The board of directors, patients and staff of the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic (WGMC) are grateful to the Rotary Club of Joliet for a recent grant of $6,212.00. The grant was used to provide the Clinic with a much-needed professional interior painting. Today 213 East Cass Street is a bright, clean and safe environment for our patients whether they are in the waiting room or an examination room. For almost 25 years, the clinic has been a beacon of hope for […]