Myra Rubenstein Weis Benefit Committee
Eileen Rubenstein Goldstein and Paul D. Goldstein, MD, Founders of the Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center.
Family and friends of Myra Rubenstein Weis honor her life by supporting wellness and cancer survivorship programs at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). Myra Rubenstein Weis was actively involved in the Highland Park community. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, she lived for 10 years before the disease claimed her life in 1990. Her sister, Eileen Rubenstein Goldstein, and her brother-in-law, Paul D. Goldstein, MD, continue to honor Myra's life and her upbeat spirit by hosting an annual spring benefit luncheon with a group of dedicated volunteers and friends who plan the event.
Since 2006, the Benefit has funded the Living in the Future (LIFE) Cancer Survivorship Program, including sponsorship of the Myra Rubenstein Weis Cancer Survivorship Seminars. The free educational lectures are open to the public and include topics of importance to cancer survivors, including nutrition, exercise and genetics.
In addition to the LIFE Program, funds raised from the Luncheon also support the Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center, which is dedicated to promoting health education and awareness to the communities served by Highland Park Hospital and NorthShore. Proceeds from the 2014 Luncheon will also support diabetes education programming at NorthShore University HealthSystem.
To learn more about the Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center, including volunteer opportunities or luncheon information, call 224.364.7275 or make a donation online.