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Jacqueline Baer
(214) 559-8352
jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

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

MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon to Present More Than
Half a Million Dollars to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Cumulative donation by Dallas White Rock Marathon to
TSRHC totals more than $1.8 million
WHO: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) Patient Champions and families
Top fundraisers from 2010 race, including TSRHC patient families
Honorable Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., chairman of the TSRHC board of trustees and former patient
Dallas White Rock Marathon board members and Race Director
Dallas White Rock Marathon title sponsor, MetroPCS; sponsors and special friends
Dallas White Rock Marathon Victory Award for Excellence and Spirit Award recipients
Race participants

WHAT: 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). Since 1997, the hospital has been the primary beneficiary of the Dallas White Rock Marathon.
The Honorable Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., former TSRHC patient and chairman of the hospital’s board of trustees, will speak. TSRHC patient families, including the top fundraisers for the 2010 race, will attend and help present the check to the hospital.

WHEN: Monday, March 21, 2011
5:45 p.m. – Reception
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 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: – Top fundraisers from 2010 race, including TSRHC patient families
- Honorable Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., chairman of the TSRHC board of trustees and former
patient
- TSRHC Patient Champions
- Dallas White Rock Marathon Victory Award for Excellence and Spirit Award recipients
- Dallas White Rock Marathon title sponsor, MetroPCS; sponsors and special friends

METROPCS DALLAS WHITE ROCK MARATHON: Voted the top marathon and half marathon in the state by Competitor Texas magazine, the MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon features a start/finish in Fair Park, a scenic course that includes a flat and fast 10-mile loop around White Rock Lake, and is a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon. The primary beneficiary of weekend events is Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information, visit the official MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon website at www.runtherock.com.

HOSPITAL INFORMATION: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic 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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