HOTLINE: Tuesday, July 8

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by Kevin Parkinson

azfamily.com

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 7:38 AM

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS WILL PRESENT PHOENIX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL WITH $75,000 
 
Today at 10 am, Hyundai Hope On Wheels will award Phoenix Children's Hospital with $75,000 Hyundai Young Investigators Clinical Award to Dr. Pooja Hingorani for her work to evaluate immune modulation as a novel therapeutic strategy in osteosarcoma. Phoenix Children's Hospital has received $790,000 in funding from Hope On Wheels since 2004.
At the ceremony, Phoenix-area children affected by cancer will dip their hands in colorful paint and place their handprints on a white canvas to commemorate their brave battles with cancer.
 
For more inforamtion please visit www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org.  
 
 
The Men in Blue at Phoenix Children's Hospital 
 
Today at 10 a.m. the game of life is not about balls and strikes, that's why  baseball's men in blue have teamed up with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Major League Baseball to host caring Build-A-Bear Workshop experiences for children coping with serious illness and injury.
Diamondbacks mascot, Baxter and umpire crew will present words of encouragemnt and a Build-A-Bear stuffed animal to patients and families at Phoenix Children's Hospital.  Each child will choose from a variety of pre-stuffed animals as well as clothing outfits for their new "furry friend" - including bear-sized Diamondbacks uniforms.  
 
For more information, please visit http://www.umpscare.com/index.php
 
 
Zero in on water safety 
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 
Already this year there have been as many drowning incidents as there were in all of 2013. The Phoenix Aquatics Department and Phoenix Fire Department ask your help to zero in on water safety. Many children do not know how to swim or are not strong swimmers.  These children quickly find themselves in life threatening situations at pool parties.  Peer pressure is a factor in children literally getting in over their heads. Other children and even adults do not realize they are in distress until it is too late. Don't let another child become a statistic.  Swim lessons are appropriate for ALL ages. 
There will be swim lessons available and demonstrations of effective and ineffective flotation devices.
 
Encanto Pool
2125 N. 15th Avenue
 
For more information, contact Aquatics at 602-534-6587 for more information on City of Phoenix swim lessons.
 
Phoenix Mercury players and head coach visit St. Joseph's Hospital
 
Patients receiving treatment at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center will get a surprise on Tuesday, July 8 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. when Phoenix Mercury players Anete Jekabsone-Zogota, Ewelina Kobryn and Erin Phillips, along with head coach Sandy Brondello, stop by to visit. They will also be visiting the nursery ICU and NeuroRehab at Dignity Health St. Joseph's.  
While visiting patients in the Nursery ICU and NeuroRehab centers at St. Joseph's, the Mercury players and Brondello will sign autographs and pass out Mercury goodies.
 
NeuroRehab at St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
240 W. Thomas Rd. 
Phoenix, AZ 85013
 
For more information please visit, www.PhoenixMercury.com
 
56 cent Pancakes 
 
7AM-7PM 
 
In celebration of IHOP® Restaurant's 56th birthday, participating locations (ALL IHOPS VALLEY WIDE) are offering guests a 56 cent short stack of buttermilk pancakes!
This offer is valid at participating IHOP Restaurant locations only. Not valid with coupons or any other discounts. Dine-in only. One 56¢ Original Buttermilk Short Stack (3 Pancakes) per Guest. 
 
Find your local IHOP here: http://bit.ly/1lwEksl
 

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