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VUCast Newscast: Erasing Hate

Apr. 6, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Erasing Hate How country’s biggest stars shine at Vanderbilt Another Vandy team is championship bound!  

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‘An Evening with Friends’ raises funds for Children’s Hospital April 13

Apr. 3, 2012—The Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt invite you for an evening out to raise money for the Children’s Hospital on Friday, April 13. An Evening with Friends begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception at Brentwood Country Club, followed by a live and silent auction, food, drink and entertainment from the...

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Children ages 5-15 can train for triathlon with Team Vanderbilt

Apr. 2, 2012—Sign your child up for the 2012 Nashville Kids Triathlon. The race is geared for the first-time triathlete, with manageable distances for 5- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 15-year-olds. In the Junior Division (ages 5-10 – turning 6 by Dec. 31, 2012), participants swim 100 meters, bike three miles and run a half-mile. In the Senior...

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Children’s Hospital offers headphone safety tips to prevent long-term hearing loss

Mar. 28, 2012—With the proliferation of smart phones, portable gaming systems and media players, more children – especially teenagers – are listening to ear buds and headphones at dangerously high volume levels. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to parents and teenagers to help prevent long-term hearing loss. According to a Vanderbilt-led study...

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Williams, others elected to Frist Board of Trustees

Mar. 23, 2012—Vanderbilt Associate Director of Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations Gail Carr Williams and others with ties to the university have been elected to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ Board of Trustees. In all, five accomplished community leaders were elected, and Steve Turner and Bernice Gordon were named the Board of Trustees’ first honorary...

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Baby photo contest, more to raise money for Children’s Hospital

Mar. 22, 2012—Nashville’s Most Photogenic Baby 2012 contest begins March 29, with proceeds benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. Children up to 5 years can participate in the “Precious,” “Comical,” “Beautiful” and “Fashionable” categories. Photo sessions will be held at the Cool Springs Galleria from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 29-31 and from...

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Now it’s your turn to tell the Children’s Hospital story

Mar. 15, 2012—A new chapter in the story of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is being told to our community through a series of billboards, television spots, print advertisements and posts in social media.

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Portion of Pierce Avenue to be closed March 17

Mar. 13, 2012—From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Pierce Avenue will be closed from Medical Center Drive to 23rd Avenue South. This street closure is necessary for the removal of a materials hoist at the 33-bed addition to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt currently under construction. During the closure, ambulances will access the Children’s Emergency...

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Cupcake-palooza March 24 offers sweet way to support Books from Birth

Mar. 13, 2012—Come to Cupcake-palooza, a benefit for Books from Birth of Middle Tennessee, and sample from a selection of thousands of mini-cupcakes donated by local bakeries and other area businesses. The event is sponsored by Abode Real Estate. This family-friendly event takes place Saturday, March 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Belmont United Methodist Church’s...

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Blood drives, bone marrow, tissue/organ donor registries scheduled for March

Feb. 28, 2012—Opportunities to donate blood through the American Red Cross, as well as to register for the national bone marrow donor and tissue/organ donor registries, are scheduled at the following times and locations: Friday, March 2 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Vanderbilt Clinic, 2701 and 2702 Wednesday, March 21 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Children’s Theater...

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Visit Facebook and raise money for Children’s Hospital

Feb. 20, 2012—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is eligible to receive up to $10,000 from Hyundai’s Like 4 Hope campaign. For each person who “likes” the Hyundai Hope on Wheels Facebook page from Feb. 15 to March 15, the Children’s Hospital will receive a $5 donation, up to $10,000. Visit the Hyundai Hope on...

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Employee Celebration free screening of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Feb. 26

Feb. 17, 2012—Bring the kids and enjoy the dazzling animated DreamWorks movie How To Train Your Dragon on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. This free event, sponsored by Employee Celebration, will take place in the second floor movie theater in the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. In this innovative tale, the son of a Viking...

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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