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Silver Cross Encore Shop holds antique, collectibles sale

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 2:59 p.m. CDT

JOLIET, Ill. — Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop — the Encore Shop, will hold its annual Antique and Collectibles Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2.

Some of the items available to purchase include a huge doll collection, 1962 Ukulele, tea pots, china, crystal, silver pieces, books, retro clothing, quilts and linens.  Cash will only be accepted for purchases. All proceeds from the Antique Sale benefit Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider.

The Encore Shop is located in the Hershman Building, 1301 Copperfield Ave., Joliet—on the former Silver Cross Hospital campus.  The newly expanded store is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and the first Saturday of the month from at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Donations can be dropped off at the new Encore Shop in Joliet or in the collection bin outside Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

For more information, call the Encore Shop at (815) 300-7642 or Volunteers Services at (815) 300-7117.

For over 50 years the Encore Shop has been operated by a volunteer group of women called the Silver Cross Advisory Board. 

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