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2010-08-18 19:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy® and Emmy® Award-winning international superstar Justin Timberlake will bring the Justin Timberlake and Friends, a Special Evening Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children event back to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino's Theatre For The Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 23 at 8 PM. This year's concert will feature performances by Grammy Award®-winning talent including...

2010-07-22 06:05:00

17th Annual Event Finds New Home and Features Cars of Italy & France and Ford Thunderbird SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 17th Annual Capitol Concours d'Elegance will be held in its new home on the greens of Capitol Mall in Sacramento, California on Sunday, September 19, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children®- Northern California. This spectacular classic car event will showcase more than...

2010-07-15 17:35:00

MONTREAL, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/shriners-hospitals-for-children/a-new-building-for-shriners-hospitals-for-children /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE Shriners Hospitals for Children(R) - Canada

2010-03-30 11:19:00

BOSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighters from across New England will join burn survivors and supporters to lace up their sneakers to raise burn prevention awareness and to raise funds to support those who have been affected by burn injury at the first annual New England Walk for Burn Awareness. This event will held on Sunday, May 23rd at 10:00am at Castle Island in South Boston. Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Boston and the International Association of Fire...

2010-02-18 13:31:00

ERIE, Pa., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking the first anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said that a Recovery Act-funded project will increase the energy efficiency of the Shriners Hospital's heating and lighting systems, saving the hospital more than $60,000 per year. "It was a year ago this week that President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to stimulate the creation of jobs and...

2009-07-15 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The TIME Magazine article "How Healthcare Reform Could Hurt Doctor-Owned Hospitals" (7/13/09) correctly states that physician owned hospitals would be hurt by pending health reform legislation; however, there is little else in the article that can pass as anything more than incorrect assumption and innuendo says Physician Hospitals of America (PHA). Physician ownership of hospitals is not new and they are not "upstart competitors" as portrayed in the...

2009-05-18 12:19:07

U.S. medical scientists say they've found environmental improvements can strengthen the physiological process of wound healing. Researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Boston Shriners Hospital found giving rats living in isolation the opportunity to build nests led to faster and more complete healing of burn injuries than was seen in isolation-reared rats without nest-building materials. The scientists said they also found...

2009-05-06 14:51:00

Certified Management's 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament is in Support of Associa Cares and Shriners Hospital for Children HONOLULU, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Management, an Associa company, will be hosting Certified's 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 4, 2009 at Waikele Golf Club. The tournament benefits two deserving charities, Associa Cares and the Honolulu Shriners Hospital. Associa Cares is a national non-profit organization with a mission to lend support and...

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2009-04-10 07:15:00

Faced with decreasing donations and increasing operating costs, the charity wing of the Shriners organization is being forced to consider closing almost a fourth of their of their children's hospitals across North America. Given their increasingly dire financial situation, the group's director says they may have no choice in the matter. Officials say that the organization has had to divert about a million dollars daily from their endowment fund just to compensate for their hospitals' budget...

2008-12-02 23:01:00

REDFORD, Mich., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from the fitness company Burn Machine (www.TheBurnMachine.com) paid a visit to the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Chicago last month to contribute to an extraordinary, albeit unique, cause; The Burn Machine donated more than $1500 worth of wheelchair-friendly exercise equipment to the first ever Shriners Wheelchair Bodybuilding Camp. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081203/CLW007 ) "We knew the equipment...


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