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Purchase of holiday cards benefits Friends of Children’s Hospital

Oct. 20, 2011—Brightly colored snowmen, a mitten full of love and an artistic Santa face are among the designs created by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt patients and their siblings as part of this year’s Holiday Project, coordinated by Friends of Children’s Hospital. The cards and gifts featuring the unique creations are perfect for personal...

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Watch hockey, help fight childhood cancer Oct. 27

Oct. 14, 2011—When the Nashville Predators hit the ice at home Oct. 27, you can score an assist when it comes to fighting childhood cancer. A portion of the proceeds from the Predators game against the Tampa Bay Lightning will benefit the Vanderbilt Childhood Cancer Program. A silent auction and sales of mystery pucks during the 7...

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Books, Bubbles & Blues to benefit childhood literacy

Oct. 11, 2011—Books, Bubbles & Blues, the annual fundraiser for Books from Birth of Middle Tennessee, will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the Loveless Barn. Enjoy champagne cocktails, a fall fashion show, rockin’ blues music and a silent auction that includes international trips, autographed guitars, jewelry and more. Tennessee first lady Crissy Haslam...

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National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 18-24

Sep. 14, 2011—Did you know that nearly 85 percent of child restraints are used incorrectly? Sept. 18-24 is National Child Passenger Safety Week, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will mark the occasion by hosting free community car seat checks. Stop by one of the following location and make sure your child is riding...

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Ticket presale for Dierks Bentley event Sept. 8

Sep. 7, 2011—Award-winning singer and songwriter Dierks Bentley will host “Miles & Music for Kids,” a celebrity motorcycle ride and concert benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, on Oct. 16.

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Run for the Cure Sept. 17

Aug. 31, 2011—Proceeds go to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at local businesses

Aug. 29, 2011—Support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in the coming weeks by purchasing Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals icons at the following local businesses.

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Chancellor: University getting greener, needs to be less dependent on federal dollars

Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt must continue to develop new revenue streams to ensure its financial health in the face of federal budget deficits that are likely to impact government grants and awards, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Take precautions against back-to-school pedestrian injuries

Aug. 8, 2011—It’s back-to-school time, and safety experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering safety tips for children and their parents to help prevent pedestrian injuries, which often increase as the school year begins.

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Support hospital with Blizzard purchase Aug. 11

Aug. 4, 2011—Stop by any participating Middle Tennessee Dairy Queen on Aug. 11 to support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, by purchasing a Blizzard. Proceeds will benefit the hospital. Contact: Allison Sambola, (615) 343-0722    

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Out of the Deep

Aug. 1, 2011—A shark attack leads to a collaboration that could transform the lives of amputees It was an overcast June morning at Cap San Blas, Fla., and 16-year-old Craig Hutto had nothing but fishing on his mind. Situated about 50 miles south of Panama City on a peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico, the quiet beach...

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Buy tickets for July 30 Sounds game and help hospital

Jul. 26, 2011—Baseball fans who buy tickets for the July 30 Nashville Sounds game can help raise money for the Books for Birth program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The 7 p.m. game against the Round Rock Express will feature a graduation celebration for children who’ve participated in the Books from Birth program as...

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