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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on December 11, 2005

1st Annual Teddy Bears & Trains Holiday Event

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Georgetown, SC – Celebrate the holidays and help less fortunate children in Georgetown County. Join other area parents and children for Teddy Bears & Trains 2005 - Children Helping Children holiday fundraiser, which will be held on Sunday, December 11 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at HealthPoint in Pawleys Island.

Parents are invited to share this event with their children and help them understand the joy of giving and helping others. Children are asked to bring a new teddy bear or train toy to donate for children who are less fortunate this holiday season. Georgetown County Sheriff's Department staff will distribute the bears and trains. Event activities will include cookie decorating, holiday crafts and story telling on the half hour. Mr. Build a Bear will make a special appearance and be available for pictures.

Tickets for the event, which is being sponsored and coordinated by Georgetown Hospital System’s Young Philanthropists of the Women’s Board, are $10 per child when purchased in advance or $15 the day of event. Proceeds will be used toward the purchase of equipment to be used in Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital emergency departments. For tickets and more information call Betsy Bailey or Angie Christen at 235-8278.

Tickets are available in the GHS Foundation Office at Georgetown Memorial Hospital or call Lynn McClain at 527-7470.

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