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Santa to arrive via Bell helicopter to TSRHC

WHO: Santa and Mrs. Claus
United States Marines from Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients, families and staff

WHAT: Santa, Mrs. Claus and members of the United States Marines will arrive at TSRHC in style by way of a Bell helicopter 407. After landing the helicopter on the hospital’s rooftop Helipad and being greeted by TSRHC patients, the group will spread holiday cheer and deliver toys to patients. This is an annual event at TSRHC, made possible by Santa USA, Bell Helicopter and Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. This year, Bell Helicopter donated the helicopter flight to transport the Santa USA crew and the Marines from the Toys for Tots Foundation to TSRHC.

WHEN: Thursday, December 19, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas 75219
*Note: Please meet a TSRHC representative at the Ground Level of the D Parking Garage at the end of Welborn Street to be escorted to the event. Security will direct you.

ABOUT: Santa USA began in the mid 1970s as a personal project of a single individual. He was determined to bring happiness, goodwill and holiday spirit to the children of our community. His dedication was noticed by many goodhearted neighbors, and as their interest grew, these good people began to contribute their time and money. For several days in mid-December, Santa travels by helicopter to visit elementary schools in many areas as well as nursing homes and hospitals.

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