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Title
NOT JUST BRAGGING: FOOD AND FOOTBALL EVENT AIDS ALABAMA’S CRITICALLY INJURED CHILDREN
Date
06/07/2012
Description

BIRMINGHAM (July 15, 2011) - The ultimate football season kick-off party is just around the corner! For the third straight year, Boiling N' Bragging, a benefit for Children's of Alabama, hosted by the Rotary District 6860 and the Rotaract Club of Shelby County, promises a great time regardless of team affiliation.

On Saturday, Aug. 13, football enthusiasts are invited to Otey's Tavern (244 Country Club Park, Mountain Brook) to enjoy an all-you-can-eat seafood boil,cookout, live music by Sean "Rockstar" Heniger and The Hurlers, special guest Lance Taylor from WJOX's Roundtable, hourly activities for kids and adults and $1 beer specials from 6-9 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Critical Care Transport at Children's of Alabama.

Guests are encouraged to wear their team colors. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and kids (10 and under) get in free. Register online at www.childrensal.org/events. For more sponsorship opportunities or info contact misty.farmer@childrensal.org or call 205.939.9956.

About Critical Care Transport
The Critical Care Transport team originated in 1983, and works to meet the specific need of transporting more than 1,000 critically ill and injured children each year, and serves as a mobile extension of the hospital.

The team members include highly trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to provide age-appropriate care.

About Children's of Alabama
Children's of Alabama is the only medical center in Alabama dedicated solely to the care and treatment of children and is one of the 10 busiest pediatric medical centers in the nation. It is a private, not-for-profit hospital that serves as the primary site of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) pediatric medicine, surgery, research and residency programs. Ten of its divisions - pulmonology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, neonatology, cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and nephrology-are ranked in the Top 50 Children's Hospital Programs by US News & World Report. For more information, visit www.childrensal.org,  facebook.com/childrensofalabama or twitter.com/ChildrensAL.

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Contact: Rachel Olis 205.558.2977 (rachel.olis@childrensAL.org)