Latest Shriners Hospitals for Children Stories

2011-11-10 08:00:00

Play-by-Play Sports Properties LLC represents Shriners Hospitals for Children (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 A premier college football all-star game for decades has a new home in St. Petersburg, Florida at Tropicana Field in 2012 and a new radio team. The 87th Annual East-West Shrine Game will be played Saturday January 21, 2012 at 4pm EST benefitting the twenty-two Shriners Hospitals for Children in the United States, Canada and Mexico. For the past 86 years, this game has proven to be the...

2011-11-04 23:20:00

A Special Night Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 On Monday, December 5, 2011 stars from your favorite Broadway shows will perform a one-night-only concert in New York City, to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Donna Kane (Meet Me In St. Louis, Les Miserables), Julia Murney (Wicked, Wild Party), Annie Golden (Hair, Assassins), Rob Evan (Jekyll & Hyde), Ed Watts and Matt Leisy (The Fantasticks), Ciaran...

2011-08-12 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy® and Emmy® Award-winning international superstar Justin Timberlake will bring the Justin Timberlake and Friends Old School Jam, a Special Evening Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children concert event back to the Theatre For The Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 1 at 8 PM. Co-hosted by actor, comedian and singer, Wayne Brady, this year's concert...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Shriners Hospitals for Children Selects 2011-2012 Patient Ambassadors Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Shriners Hospitals for Children® patients Alissa Perkins, 2, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Kate Hickman, 13, of Houston, Texas, have been selected as the health care system's patient ambassadors for 2011-2012. As patient ambassadors, Alissa and Kate represent the thousands of children Shriners Hospitals for Children care for every year. Their stories are featured in the Shriners Hospitals...

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