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Entries in batson (21)

Sunday
Mar202011

Thousands Line Jackson Streets for the 29th Mal's St. Paddy's Parade

Produced by Jim Albritton | A look at the 2011 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival in downtown Jackson, Mississippi on March 19. The annual celebration of spring benefits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children and features the BancorpSouth Run, the Trustmark Children's Festival, the Trustmark Children's Parade and the Pet Parade. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.

Tuesday
Mar082011

Final Total | Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2011

Produced by Jim Albritton | A quick look at the total amount raised for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children at the 2011 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon. Included are final words from the DJs at Mix 98.7, Y101.7 and US 96.3 as well as Radiothon volunteers, patients and staff. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Tuesday
Mar082011

AirCare at 15 | A Day in the Life | Music Video

Produced by Jim Albritton | Aircare, the air ambulance service at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, marks its 15th anniversary with a new helicopter. The new replacement chopper is smaller, roomier, faster, can carry a larger crew and can transport two patients instead of one. This two-minute video shows AirCare helicopters and crews departing and arriving at UMMC. For more information about AirCare, go to http://umc.edu.

Sunday
Jan162011

The Santa Institute Mockumentary 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A dedicated team of top researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center study the science of Santa at the world-renowned Santa Institute. Each year they announce their findings at a global news conference seen by millions around the world. Questions for the team? All will be answered up until December 22, 2010. Send them to santainstitute@umc.edu.

Sunday
Jan162011

Sydney Gholar | Wilms' Tumor Survivor 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A not-so-typical day at St. Richard's Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi highlights the life of Sydney Gholar, a young cancer survivor, who thrives in school after a fight with Wilms' tumor. Her mother, Victoria, a nurse recruiter for University of Mississippi Health Care, first spotted signs of illness. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Sunday
Jan162011

Super Bowl Trophy, Miss Mississippi Visit Batson Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Super Bowl trophy--the Vince Lombardi Trophy--and Miss Mississippi, Sarah Beth James, visited the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children on the same day. While the patients and staff at Mississippi's only children's hospital are no strangers to celebrity visits, this day was quite special. To learn more about the Batson Hospital, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Sunday
Jan162011

Odd Things at Batson Make for Spooky Fun | Halloween 2010 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Strange things are happening at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children this Halloween. Patients and staff are starting to look alike, nurses are becoming fairies and patients are looking a lot like their doctors. For more information about the Batson Hospital, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Saturday
Jan152011

Good Neighbor Day | Three hours, 30,000 Roses and One Great Cause 

Produced by Jim Albritton | In 1994, Brook Jacobs, a florist and owner of Greenbrook Flowers in Jackson, Mississippi, created Good Neighbor Day. Sixteen years later it has blossomed worldwide. The concept is simple: one day each September thousands of roses are given away by the dozen. Each person who takes them promises to keep one for themselves and give the others to friends, family or perfect strangers. For years the event in Jackson has also benefited the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.

Saturday
Jan152011

Batson Law Enforcement Run

Produced by Jim Albritton | Graduates of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy--now serving in various state and local law enforcement agencies--participated in a symbolic one-mile run from Millsaps College to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children on the University of Mississippi Medical Center Campus. The run is intended to show support for the patients and staff at Mississippi's only children's hospital. Runners made donations and presented more than $1,000 to Dr. Bev Evans, Chairman of Pediatrics, at UMMC.

Saturday
Jan152011

Miss Mississippi Sarah Beth James Visits Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Sarah Beth James, Miss Mississippi, visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, going room-to-room, giving each patient a teddy bear. For more information about Batson, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Saturday
Jan152011

Mississippi State Football Team Visits Batson Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Head Coach Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State University football team visited sick and injured kids at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. This is the fifth year the Bulldogs have taken a time-out to see patients at the state's only children's hospital.

Saturday
Jan152011

XBOX 360 game rooms open at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Bruce Hoffman, a representative from Microsoft, along with Dr. Owen Evans, chairman of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, cut a ribbon opening two Microsoft Xbox 360 game rooms at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.

Last fall, Batson Hospital took part in the six-week Children's Miracle Network Xbox 360 Gameroom Giveaway Promotion. Three of the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals nationwide that garnered the most votes online won a $10,000 gameroom makeover.

Due to overwhelming community support, Batson Hospital finished third behind Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan and the University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. These three hospitals received more votes than children's hospitals in the nation's largest metropolitan areas.

Saturday
Jan152011

Numbers Count | 30 Seconds 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Give us 30 seconds and we will give you 150,000 reasons to support Mississippi's only children's hospital--the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

Miss Mississippi 2009 Visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Anna Tadlock is no stranger to the Blair. E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. On this day, the state's reigning Miss Mississippi, returns to a place she knows well. Tadlock volunteers at Mississippi's only children's hospital.

Saturday
Jan152011

Three Minute View | 2010 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade 

Produced by Jim Albritton | It Ain't Easy Being Green... but on March 20, 2010 it sure was as tens of thousands of people flood the streets of downtown Jackson, Mississippi for the state's largest annual event--the Mal's St. Paddy's Day Parade and Festival. Here is part one of the 2010 event--the parade itself.