Thursday, February 28, 2013
Harlem Globetrotter Special K performed tricks, signed autographs and snapped photos with a group of very special children All Children's Hospital in St. Pete.
Harlem Globetrotter Special K entered every hospital room at All Children's Hospital spinning his pink basketball on his finger. "Wow," 14-year-old Sami Steers said. Special K performed tricks for Steers and other children Wednesday. He made spinning a basketball on his finger and head look easy and that made children smile. "When they see one of us, they light up, when they see us spinning the ball on the finger they just enjoy it, if I can put the ball on their finger, they love it," Special K said. The 6'5" Harlem Globetrotter also posed for family photos and signed autographs during his visit. He even performed tricks in the hallway, outside the doors of children who could not have visitors in their rooms. "Sometimes I hear from the …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Thousands were lured to the 5th annual event! Did you go? Upload your photos here!
When Tyrone Square Mazda became the presenting sponsor of the 5th Annual Tangerine Blues Fest in Gulfport, organizers knew it would result in a larger donation to All Children's Hospital. The numbers are still coming in, but officials believe this year's attendance surpassed last year's numbers of about 8,000 attendees. This year's line up originally included Sterling Magee, however, officials were notified that he was unable to make it and The Dukes of Juke filled in at the last minute. Other live bands included No Money Down, Betty Fox and Sean Chambers. Last year So49 donated $5,000 to All Children's Hospital. The money more than quadrupled its donation from $1,200 in 2010. Did you attend the Saturday event? Upload your photos here!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Mitt Romney's wife touched on her own battle with MS, when she visited a new therapeutic playground at All Children's Hospital.
Ann Romney delivered a message of hope and optimism Wednesday morning at the grand opening for a new theraupetic playground at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg: "Our little ones are our responsibility," she said. "It is our responsibility to take care of them and make sure their lives have joy." "No matter our limits, it is important to know joy," Romney, 63, told the crowd, which included parents of children with serious disabilities and medical conditions. Ann Romney's visit to St. Petersburg was her first public appearance since she made a heartfelt, well-received speech Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Romney offered a personal story of her life and love for husband, Mitt, in support of his GOP …
Monday, August 27, 2012
All Children's Hospital is opening a refurbished area near the hospital that will serve as a therapeutic playground for young patients.
Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, will cut the ribbon on a therapeutic playground for All Children's Hospital on Wednesday in St. Petersburg. Ann Romney is the guest of honor for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and the National Journal Group. The development of the therapeutic playground for All Children’s Hospital was sponsored by the three orgranizations, is in honor of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. The inivitation only event is at 9 a.m.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
More than 30,000 people attended the Taste of Pinellas fundraising festival in St. Petersburg. Watch our video to see how All Children's Hospital benefits from the dollars raised.
Every admission and food ticket purchased at last wekend's Taste of Pinellas helps to support an organization dedicated to creating a healthy tomorrow for Tampa Bay children. More than 30,000 people came out to the annual event to sample foods from more than 40 restaurants in the Tampa Bay region and to enjoy live performances by Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley and All American Rejects. Proceeds from the annual Taste of Pinellas fundraiser go to helping sick children in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay region. Watch our video and hear from Pediatric Emergency Physician Patrick Mularoni, M.D. He talks about the dedication and personalized care at All Children's Hospital. Helping Children All Children's Hospital treated more than 9,800 children …
Friday, May 4, 2012
The annual Taste of Pinellas will feature food, live music and more, all to benefit All Children's Hospital. Watch our Patch Minute to see what local restaurants are cooking up for this weekend!
Who loves food? I know I do! Welcome to this week's Patch Minute! This week we're featuring a special preview to the annual Taste of Pinellas festival at Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg. The event runs from May 4 - 6 and benefits All Children's Hospital! Tickets on Friday and Saturday are $25 and $20 on Sunday. There will be more than 40 restaurants from across Tampa Bay. Watch our video to see what 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House and Annastella Cajun Bistro is whipping up for the three day event. More Information: There is a full line up of live entertainment including Joe Nichols, Ziggy Marley and Dashboard Confessional. Headliners include Big & Rich on Friday, Sheryl Crow on Saturday and The All-American Rejects on Sunday. For …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
On Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., families are invited to Clown Alley at All Children's Hospital to learn how to be a clown.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
All Children's Hospital is calling all Clowns as part of March's Child Life Month. According to the hospital, it's time for this year's Clown Alley Clown School. Sponsored by All Children's Hospital, the Clown Alley Program has been a tradition in St. Petersburg since 1972, a news release said. This one-day family event will be held at the All Children's Education & Conference Center, 701 4th Street S., on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The Clown Alley School is conducted by Christine Davison, a graduate of the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Clown School. She will teach participants the art of clowning and elements of character definition, make-up, costuming and performance techniques during the one…