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DOTHAN (Feb. 8, 2012) – For the 11th year in a row, Wiregrass residents will be treated to the heartwarming stories of hope and inspiration from the patients treated at Children’s of Alabama and their families during the annual “Music & Miracles” Radiothon set for February 9 and 10, from 6 a.m. till 6 p.m. each day. The Radiothon will be broadcast live on 95.5 WTVY Your Country FM station from Walmart Store #2534 (3300 South Oates St., Hwy. 231 South, Dothan 36301.)
Children’s of Alabama is the only hospital in the state that is dedicated solely to providing health care to ill and injured children. Last year, children from across Alabama and 42 other states made more than 630,000 visits to Children’s.
Radiothon listeners will be encouraged to phone in their pledge to 1-866-854-1243 or they can make an online donation at:
Those wanting more information or seeking ways to volunteer may call 334/678-9039.
Located in Birmingham, Children’s of Alabama 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—were recently ranked in the Top 50 Children’s Hospital Programs by US News & World Report. Children’s is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet-designated hospital for its excellence of nursing care. The hospital celebrated its 100th anniversary last year. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.