Produced by Jim Albritton | The inaugural Jingle Bell Jog--a benefit for the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children--drew more than 500 runners and walkers to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. For more information about the race, the cancer clinic or the Batson Hospital, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.
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Produced by Jim Albritton | President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, his wife and TR Bear visited the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children to give children Teddy Bears, promote The Great Delta Bear Affair Festival and celebrate Dr. Blair Batson's 90th birthday. To learn more about the annual Great Delta Bear Affarir Festival, go to http://greatdeltabearaffair.org.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Dr. Blair E. Batson celebrated his 90th birthday in the lobby of the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children surrounded by sick and injured kids, many of whom also have birthdays this month. Colleagues and former students talk about the impact he has had on their lives and on the lives of the children of Mississippi. To learn more about Dr. Batson or the state's only children's hospital, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Twenty-five kids who have or have had cancer participated in this year's Camp Rainbow Fishing Tournament at Roosevelt State Park in Morton, Mississippi. The annual September event gives the kids and their families the opportunity to catch fish, barbecue and enjoy the water slide at the park. Camp Rainbow is a summer camp for kids with cancer held each June.
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.
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.