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For media/press inquiries, please contact:
Jacqueline Baer
(214) 559-8352
jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

MetroPCS® Dallas White Rock Marathon® to Make Record-breaking Donation to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

WHO: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patient families, fundraisers and 2011
TSRHC Patient Champions
2011 Junior Race Director and TSRHC patient Mabeth Diaz, age 13 of Dallas
Jerry C. Gilmore, Vice President of the TSRHC Board of Trustees
DWRM board members, sponsors and special friends
MetroPCS®, DWRM title sponsor
Race participants and individual fundraisers

WHAT: Dallas White Rock Marathon® board members and sponsors will present TSRHC with a record donation of $1 million from the 2011 MetroPCS® Dallas White Rock Marathon®, half marathon and relays. Funds contributed to TSRHC by the Dallas White Rock Marathon® are from race revenues, corporate sponsorships, online fundraising and individual gifts.

TSRHC patient and 2011 Junior Race Director, Mabeth Diaz, age 13 of Dallas, and TSRHC Patient Champions and families will help present the check to the hospital. DWRM sponsor, Park Place Porsche Dallas, will provide a Porsche for display during the reception. In addition to presenting the $1 million donation, the DWRM board will also present the Victory Award for Excellence to Chuck Dannis, and Ed Jackson will receive the Spirit Award.

WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 2012
5:45 p.m. – Reception
6:15 – 7:15 p.m. – Check Presentation and Program

WHERE: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas 75219
*Please meet TSRHC representative at the main entrance to be escorted to the event.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:
- Presentation of $1 million oversized check by DWRM board members and sponsors, with title
sponsor MetroPCS®, and TSRHC representatives and patient families
- TSRHC patient and 2011 Junior Race Director, Mabeth Diaz, age 13 of Dallas
- 2011 Patient Champions, TSRHC ambassadors for the MetroPCS® Dallas White Rock
Marathon®
- Park Place Porsche Dallas display car
- DWRM board members and sponsors

HOSPITAL INFORMATION: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.

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