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The 2015 Children’s Impact Award Winners

Open Heart Magic’s Most Prestigious Service Award

 

John Kurth

Most Hospital Visits

61 visits

Andrea Berg

Most Shifts Covered

17 shifts

Mark Passerini

Most Kids Impacted

271 kids

 

What?

The Children’s Impact Award is Open Heart Magic’s most prestigious award, granted to the Hospital Magicians who (1) see the most kids, (2) have the most service visits or (3) cover the most shifts for the year.

The 2015 Children’s Impact Award Serviceman List

Open Heart Magic’s Hospital-Level Service Awards

ADVOCATE CHILDREN’S – OAK LAWN
Most Hospital Visits: John Kurth
Most Shifts Covered: John Kurth
Most Kids Impacted: Ed Barry

ADVOCATE CHILDREN’S – PARK RIDGE
Most Hospital Visits: Tommy Agam
Most Time Spent Per Child: Larry Abrams
Most Kids Impacted: Allen Lee

LURIE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Most Hospital Visits: Kyle Palazzolo
Most Shifts Covered: Mark Passerini
Most Kids Impacted: Mark Passerini

CENTRAL DUPAGE HOSPITAL
Most Hospital Visits: John Kurth
Most Shifts Covered: Bruce Mitroff
Most Kids Impacted: Bruce Mitroff

COMER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Most Hospital Visits: Shery Johnson
Most Shifts Covered: Shuqi Kang
Most Kids Impacted: Himanshi Desai

NORTHSHORE EVANSTON HOSPITAL
Most Hospital Visits: Howard Cohen
Most Shifts Covered: Howard Cohen
Most Kids Impacted: Cassie Brooks

NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Most Hospital Visits: Loren Doppelt
Most Shifts Covered: Loren Doppelt
Most Kids Impacted: Loren Doppelt

REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
Most Hospital Visits: Shery Johnson
Most Shifts Covered: Jamie Sanden & Shery Johnson
Most Kids Impacted: Jamie Sanden & Shery Johnson

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Most Hospital Visits: Paul Huynh
Most Shifts Covered: Dru Kim
Most Kids Impacted: Paul Huynh

ALEXIAN BROTHERS WOMEN & CHILDREN’S
Most Hospital Visits: Mike Stevens
Most Shifts Covered: Paul Lampier & Kent Johnson
Most Kids Impacted: Mike Stevens