140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Friday, October 24, 2008

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Honolulu 85years

Participants at Shriner's 80th year birthday party decorate the cake. The hospital will celebrate its 85th birthday on Saturday, November 8.
Shriners to celebrate 85 years of service

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Honolulu, the only pediatric orthopaedic facility in Hawaii that provides care at no charge to children and their families, will celebrate its 85th year of service with a birthday party on Saturday, November 8, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at its Punahou Street location.

As part of the celebration, Shriners will be holding a free screening clinic for new patients. Children under 18 years old who have an orthopaedic (bones, joints & muscles) condition that the hospital can treat may be eligible for care at Shriners Hospital. To schedule a convenient screening appointment on November 8, please call 951-3620.

The birthday party will also include games, refreshments and information booths by various organizations that serve children with orthopaedic conditions. These organizations include AccesSurf, Hawaii Island Medical, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Lupus Foundation of Hawaii, National Safety and Mobility. The National Oceanis and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will also offer a wide array of educational marine activities.

For more information about the 85th birthday party, please call 951-3646.

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