140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Friday, September 25, 2009

NEWS- This in the Western Shrine

Several Temples are still having their circus, Several local Parades in the western states are featuring Shriners: Pheonix is getting closer to their Kids Day program it's going to be a big November for them

Los Angeles: The Awasom A Shrine Club is selling popcorn at the feast
of San Gennaro in Hollywood to raise money for the PICU unit.

Lulllee Productions put on their annual Car-ni-fare at Shriners
Hospital for Children -LA. Over 900 children came and entrained with
craft projects, puppets,, The Rhymatist( Hip Hop for Children), the
star wars gang & pirate John. They all their fill of popcorn, hot
pockets, cake and drinks
Six Authors came and read to the children and autographed their books.
The Love on 4Paws, Animal Assisted Therapy group were on hand to show
the children how to work with animals


Influenza A H1N1 is the topic of the Northern California hospital's October lecture. This ongoing lecture series is free and open to the public. www.shrinershq.org/Hospitals/Northern_California/News/news09210901.aspx

Four nurses at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Portland have been published in the 2009 AORN Journal, the official publication of the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses. Infantile and Juvenile Scoliosis: The Crooked Path to Diagnosis and Treatment, is a thorough overview of the classification and treatment of scoliosis in children.
In addition to the four authors, Ivan Krajbich M.D., and Larry Jacobson M.D., provided their expertise and assistance with the article.

Research News:

Researchers at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California have identified a gene in mice that may uncover the fundamental mechanisms of cleft lip with cleft palate, a common birth defect seen in 1 out of about 700 children. The discovery was made by a research team led by Chengji Zhou, Ph.D., a principal investigator for the
Institute of Pediatric Regenerative Medicine (IPRM), a collaborative research program of Shriners Hospitals for Children and the University of California, Davis. The findings of Dr. Zhou and his colleagues have been published in the September 2009 issue of Development, a highly regarded scientific journal.

--Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:

Three-time PGA TOUR Las Vegas event champion Jim Furyk will participate in this year's tournament. Furyk has had 13 PGA TOUR wins, including the 2003 U.S. Open. According to Tournament Director Adam Sperling, "Any time we get a past champion in the field, it's
exciting, and now we have a three-time champion."

Rock Legend Alice Cooper will participate in the Wednesday Celebrity Pro-Am event.

Snoop Dog and Jay Sean have been added to the Justin Timberlake and Friends concert line-up. They join Taylor Swift, Ciara, Alicia Keys and TLC for a night of music benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Women's Day, sponsored by Rain Cosmetics, will take place at TPC Summerlin on Wednesday, October 14. This ladies-only event will feature a panel of influential women in Las Vegas who will share their insight and experiences. $25 per person includes breakfast, panel discussion and complimentary admission to "The Hill" immediately following the event. Proceeds benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Space is limited. Make your reservations by calling (702) 873-1010 by October 7.


--Social Media:

Our Facebook fan pages are growing! Our hospitals' fan page has more than 1,000 fans and the fraternity page has more than 700 fans. Join us!

www.facebook.com/pages/Shriners-Hospitals-for-Children/149029348202

www.facebook.com/shrinersinternational

Other Web news:

Online registration to join the East-West Shrine Game Fan Club is now live. Members receive all the insider information, like player and coach announcements, game news and updates, special offers, discounts and more. Get in the huddle and join today! Sign-up at http://tinyurl.com/y95ll25.
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