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Get in the Holiday Spirit at the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Guild’s 36th Annual Reindeer Route Housewalk

ELMHURST— Enjoy the spirit of the holiday season at the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Guild’s 36th Annual Reindeer Route Housewalk on Friday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Hosted by the Elmhurst Junior Unit of the Guild, all event proceeds benefit projects and programs of Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare.

You will have the opportunity to tour the following Elmhurst homes, beautifully decorated for the holidays by local florists:


The homes of:                                                               Decorated by:_______

Goriana and Chris Alexander                                     Blossoms and Branches

611 South Cambridge Avenue                                                                      


Leslie and Greg Pozen                                                Carousel Flowers

415 West 2nd Street                            


Julie and Mike Siegenthaler                                        Shamrock Garden Florist, Ltd.

174 Larch Avenue                                                                             


Bridgette and Eric Bell                                               Topiary

310 Adelia Street                                                                   

The homes of:                                                               Decorated by:_______

Teri Ford and Quintin Kevin                                      A Stem Above

182 Maple Avenue                                                                 

 223 West. St. Charles Road                                        Phillip’s Flowers & Gifts &

The Uptown Shop      

 Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased in advance at the following locations:  The Pink Elephant Resale Shop, the Wild Rose Floral & Gift Shop at the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Main Campus, Carousel Flowers in Elmhurst, Philip’s Flowers & Gifts in Elmhurst, the Uptown Shop in Elmhurst, Red E. Boutique in Elmhurst, and Salon Efthimia in Elmhurst.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance by calling Tracey Lupa at (630) 292-1812.  On the day of the walk, tickets will be available for purchase for $30 at any of the featured homes. Participants are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare pediatric patients to enjoy this holiday season. Toys will be collected at all featured homes on the day of the Housewalk.

Housewalk participants are also invited to gather on the day of the event for several special offers from local restaurants:

  • Café Amano, 105 S. York Road in Elmhurst, will offer a High Tea for $10 from 2–4 p.m. Call (630) 279-9333 for reservations.
  • Francesca’s Amici, 174 North York Road in Elmhurst, will offer a special luncheon for $15 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and a complementary glass of house wine from 3-6 p.m.  Reservations are required by calling (630) 279-7970.
  • 100 South Chop House, 100S York St - Elmhurst, IL 60126, will also offer a special luncheon for $15 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Reservations are required by calling (630) 782-9091.
  • Roberto’s Ristorante, 483 Spring Road in Elmhurst, will offer a complimentary glass of wine after 9 p.m.


Founded in 1926, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital today is Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, a comprehensive health system with multiple locations and services designed to enhance the health of the communities and customers we serve. In June 2011, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare opened a new, state-of-the-art acute care hospital. With 259 private patient rooms, a modern emergency department and technologically advanced surgical suites, the new Elmhurst Memorial Hospital incorporates the latest trends in healthcare facility design and is home to some of the area’s most advanced technology. For more information about Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, please call CareMatch, our physician referral line, at (331) 221-2273, or visit our website at

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