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A Fond Farewell – Hinsdale Magazine

This year marks the end of an era at Wellness House in Hinsdale, as longtime president and CEO Jeannie Cella passes the baton to new executive director Lisa Kolavennu.

Cella has been a fixture of the non-profit organization, which provides free non-medical programs and services to individuals affected by cancer, since its inception in 1990, coming on-board as an intern out of graduate school in August of that year.

Her mother had died of cancer during her young adulthood, and Cella said Wellness House presented an intriguing opportunity for her when it opened its doors.

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