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Art from the heart

Dec. 1, 2016—Nashville artist Rob Hendon, known for his colorful guitar paintings, recently donated two original works of art to Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s happens Saturday, Dec. 3

Nov. 29, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will benefit from proceeds from the upcoming 63rd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s.

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Hockey Fights Cancer Night

Nov. 17, 2016—Max Hermsdorfer, center, served as patient ambassador for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at the recent Nashville Predators Hockey Fights Cancer Night.

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Stocking stuffers

Nov. 17, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt received 100 stockings filled with toys to be used as gifts for patients throughout the holidays. Wal-Mart Regional General Manager and Children's Hospital board member Sean Riley, center, partnered with Nabisco to donate the stockings, which are 8 feet long.

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V Foundation grants bolster cancer initiatives

Nov. 17, 2016—Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators have earned grant awards from The V Foundation for Cancer Research, continuing the foundation’s support for innovative cancer research initiatives at VICC.

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Family’s PICU experience sparks commitment to giving

Nov. 10, 2016—Two years ago, Laura and Justin Burney faced the unthinkable: almost losing their infant daughter, Brooklyn.

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Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores sets new record for Children’s Miracle Network, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Oct. 27, 2016—Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores – a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® partner since 1998 – set a new fundraising record in its annual fundraising campaign benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Five stores in Middle Tennessee raised $158,247 during the 2016 CMN Hospitals campaign, which ran from Aug. 26 through Sep. 30....

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Local company supports ‘Growing to New Heights’

Oct. 27, 2016—Derksen Portable Buildings hosted a “Tool Shed Party” and golf tournament Sept. 16-17 in Cottage Grove, Tennessee, in support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Country music artist Steve Wariner headlined the party, and actor John Schneider, known for his role as Bo Duke in Dukes of Hazzard and a co-founder of the...

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Predators power up Children’s Hospital support

Oct. 20, 2016—Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, Predators executive leaders and mascot Gnash recently presented the proceeds of the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Eskind family makes $6 million gift to keep library on leading edge of health education innovation

Oct. 17, 2016—A visionary $6 million gift to Vanderbilt from the Eskind family ensures that the Eskind Biomedical Library will support the next generation of scientists, physicians, students and patients.

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Couple’s gift spurs pediatric allergy research, training

Oct. 6, 2016—Kathy Delzell Anderson and her husband, Steve, know firsthand how allergies can affect a person’s overall health and well-being. Kathy is a lifelong allergy sufferer, and the couple’s son, Clint, has seasonal allergies.

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant spurs pediatric cancer research

Sep. 22, 2016—Richard Ho, M.D., MSCI, associate professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $250,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels Scholar Grant to study ways to reduce long-term side effects of chemotherapy in pediatric cancer survivors and develop more personalized therapies for pediatric oncology patients.

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