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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Clowns to Visit

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Clowns to Visit

February 18, 2009

AUGUSTA, GA – Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey’s Ambassadors of Laughter, clowns Dave & Cherie Gregg, will visit pediatric patients at Doctors Hospital Sat., Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.

The clowns will begin in the Joseph M. Still Burn Center and then proceed to the pediatric floor. Media reps are invited to  join in the fun and laughter. Meet Beth Frits, Burn Center Public Relations Coordinator, at 10:15 a.m. at the Emergency Department entrance of Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road.

The Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital is a 59bed unit that treats over 3,000 patients annually from throughout the Southeast, and seven percent of the nation’s burn patients. The Burn Center has a 97% survival rate. A third of its patients are children. For more information about burn prevention or the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital, contact Beth Frits, 706.364.6400 or 706.373.9009.