Miami Children’s Hospital Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day 6/3/12

Miami Children’s Hospital Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day
Sunday, June 3, 2012, 10 a.m. to Noon
Miami Children’s Museum
980 MacArthur Causeway
Miami, FL 33132

Cancer Survivors and their Families to Enjoy a Fun-Filled Day at the Miami Children’s Museum

Dozens of pediatric cancer survivors will celebrate Cancer Survivors Day at the Miami Children’s Museum. Every year, the Miami Children’s Hospital oncology unit celebrates life on National Cancer Survivor’s Day. This year, the Miami Children’s Museum will be hosting an interactive day of play and learning for the cancer survivors and their families.

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children’s Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.

Founded in 1983, Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to reach their highest potential. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play together, learn, imagine and create. The 56,500-square-foot facility includes 14 galleries, classrooms, and a 200-seat auditorium. The museum offers hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits; programs and classes, including special needs classes; Subway restaurant; KidSmart educational gift shop and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. To learn more about the museum, please visit our website: www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.

Miami Children’s Museum receives both private and public funding. MCM is sponsored in part by the City of Miami; the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners; and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.

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