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Director of Communications: McKay Heim, (214) 559-8300, mckay.heim@tsrh.org
Senior Communications Officer: Manny Mendoza, (214) 559-8580, manny.mendoza@tsrh.org
Communications Officer: Taylor Pass, (214) 559-8395, taylor.pass@tsrh.org
Communications Officer: Jacqueline Baer, (214) 559-8352, jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

Press Releases/Announcements: 2014 2013 2012 2011

Walker Elected to Statewide Hospital Association Board

Robert L. Walker, FACHE, executive vice president and administrator of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, has been elected to the Texas Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees.

Santa to Arrive Via Helicopter, Deliver Toys to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Patients

Santa, Mrs. Claus and members of the United States Marines will arrive at TSRHC in style by way of helicopter. After landing the helicopter on the hospital’s rooftop Helipad and being greeted by TSRHC patients, the group will meet up with Frosty the Snowman and several Elves to spread holiday cheer and deliver toys to patients.

Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders to Sign Autographs, Visit Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Select Dallas Cowboys players and cheerleaders will meet TSRHC patients during their annual holiday visit. The players will sign autographs and enjoy holiday treats with patients.

MetroPCS® Dallas White Rock Marathon Board® Members, Sponsors to Visit Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

TSRHC Patient Champions, who serve as young ambassadors for the hospital representing the thousands of children treated at the hospital each year, along with the 2011 Junior Race Director and TSRHC patient, Mabeth Diaz, age 13 of Dallas, will sign autographs and pass out race T-shirts to fellow TSRHC patients.

Young Patient, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to Light Holiday Tree at Annual Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Event

To kick off the holiday season, TSRHC will host a holiday tree lighting and decorating ceremony. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and TSRHC patient Ellie Stiernagle, age 3 of Frisco, Texas, will officially light TSRHC’s giant holiday tree.

Speedway Children’s Charities To Present First CAD/CAM Syste in Southwest To Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children will host a dedication for the new CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing) system donated by Speedway Children’s Charities – Texas Chapter.

San Angelo Claybird Association Range to Host 14th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot Benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

The 14th Annual San Angelo Sporting Clay Shoot benefiting TSRHC.

Local 9-year-old to participate in a golf clinic for children with physical differences

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

UT Longhorn Singers to Kickoff TX/OU Weekend at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Members of The University of Texas at Austin Longhorn Singers will kick off the TX/OU weekend and perform for TSRHC patients, friends and staff.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children to Host Former Texas A&M Players, Coach Jackie Sherrill, Members of 12th Man Kickoff Team

TSRHC will host a meet and greet with former head coach Jackie Sherrill, several former members of Texas A&M University’s 12th Man Kickoff Team and former Texas A&M University football players.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Announces 2nd Annual West Texas Golf Classic

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is proud to announce the second annual West Texas Golf Classic will be held Monday, September 26, 2011, at the historic Lubbock Country Club.

Lee Ann Womack to Headline Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children’s 90th Birthday Party: Treasure Street

The 16th annual Treasure Street, signature event of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC), will serve as TSRHC’s official 90th birthday party on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Under the leadership of 2011 Treasure Street chairmen, Carolyn & Karl Rathjen, M.D., the highly anticipated evening will include a variety of celebratory activities and feature a live performance by Grammy award-winning singer Lee Ann Womack.

Local 7-year-old to participate in a golf clinic for children with physical differences

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

Former Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Patients to Attend Dallas Sporting Clay Shoot

Novice and professional shooters are invited to participate. This year’s event includes a complimentary lunch for participants, a live auction and awards presentation. Participant categories for the event include junior shooter
(16 or younger), individual shooter and corporate sponsor team.

“10,000 Kids in 10 Days” Texas Tennis Open Kickoff Event at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Select WTA players will visit patients at TSRHC for a special tennis clinic to kick off the “10,000 Kids in 10 Days” program.

Local 14-year-old to participate in a golf clinic for children with physical differences

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

Artists, Former Patient Showcase Art At Third Annual Summer Colors Event Benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Local artists Jenny Grumbles and Jill Scovell will host the third annual
Summer Colors event, a silent art auction benefiting TSRHC.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Researchers Discover Genes Associated with Idiopathic Scoliosis

Researchers at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC), one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the research and treatment of orthopaedic conditions, have identified new genetic markers associated with idiopathic scoliosis (IS), the most common spinal deformity in children.

North Texas Kids to Participate in Inaugural KidSwing-Trophy Club Golf Tournament Benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

The first annual KidSwing-Trophy Club golf tournament benefiting TSRHC includes a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for children ages 7 to 18.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Patients to Participate in Fourth Annual jcpenney Back-to-School Fashion Show

jcpenney will host a back-to-school style show for TSRHC spina bifida patients who are a part of TSRHC’s Successful Bridges Program.

Santa to Visit Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children “Christmas in July” Celebration

TSRHC will host a fun-filled “Christmas in July” celebration for patients and their families.

More than 100 North Texas Kids to Participate in KidSwing-McKinney Golf Tournament

The fourth annual KidSwing-McKinney golf tournament benefiting TSRHCincludes a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for children ages 7 to 18.

Cotton Patch Café Challenge Results in $107,000 donation for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Patients

Through the Cotton Patch Cares community program, executives from the restaurant will present a check to TSRHC for more than $107,000 – proceeds from The Cotton Patch Café Challenge.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Patients Awarded Legacy Scholarships

Nineteen Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients will receive the Legacy Scholarship for the first time, and a total of 115 scholars will receive $207,450 from the program.

Hundreds of Area Children to Play Golf for Good, Participate in 9th Annual KidSwing Golf Tournament

The ninth annual KidSwing golf tournament benefiting TSRHC is a nine-hole, best-ball scramble for children ages 7 to 18.

Local 8-year-old to particpate in Learn to Golf clinic for children with physical challenges

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

Local 11-year-old to participate in Learn to Golf clinic for children with physical challenges

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Cotton Patch Executives Go Bananas with Contest Highlighting Fundraiser for TSRHC

On Thursday, April 28th at 10:30 a.m., Cotton Patch Café executives will be put to a different kind of food test by patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC).

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Rotary Club of Dallas to Host 10th Annual Bike Rodeo and child Safety Day

Families with children of all ages are invited to celebrate April as Child Safety Month in Texas by attending Bike Rodeo and Child Safety Day for an educational and entertaining morning at TSRHC.

Local 6-year-old to particpate in Learn to Golf clinic for children with physical challenges

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

Local 7-year-old to participate in Learn to Golf Clinic designed for children with physical challenges

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges.

MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon to Present More Than Half a Million Dollars to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Dallas White Rock Marathon board members and sponsors will present TSRHC with a record donation of $560,000 from the 2010 marathon, half marathon and relays (including funds raised through Active.com online giving program).

Friends of Reverchon Park, Community To Gather To Beautify, Clean Up Historic Reverchon Park

Community volunteers will join Friends of Reverchon Park, a nonprofit corporation established to support the historic park, for the 13th Reverchon Roundup held in Reverchon Park adjacent to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC).

Local 13-year-old to participate in Learn to Golf Clinic designed for children with physical challenges

TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf and allied healthcare professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges. Junior golfers will learn about golf safety, etiquette, driving, chipping and putting.

American Airlines, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children to Host Send-Off Party Celebrating Annual Amputee Ski Trip

TSRHC and American Airlines will host a send-off party celebrating the kickoff of the
30th Annual Amputee Ski Trip to Winter Park, Colo., where 14 teenage patients from TSRHC will learn to ski. The send-off party will also include a weather report and water cannon “shower of affection” arranged by American Airlines.

Ken’s Man’s Shop Hosts Raffle for Super Bowl XLV Tickets

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of one of Dallas’ biggest sporting events! Super Bowl XLV will be played in Arlington, TX on February 6, 2011 and local clothing store, Ken’s Man’s Shop, is providing you and a friend a chance to be there for the historic event. Ken’s Man’s Shop is hosting the “Super Benefit” raffle with proceeds benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and the Bill Hunt Scholarship administered by the BEST Education Foundation.

AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Contenders to Visit Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Coaches and players from Louisiana State University (LSU) will visit TSRHC patients and sign autographs. Former LSU guard and current volunteer at TSRHC, Wren Worley, will attend the visit.