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'Tis the Season For Pirates and Steelers Annual Visit To Kick Off the Holidays With Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Patients


WHAT: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is holding its seventh annual holiday dinner for patients and families. This dinner has become a holiday tradition at Children's, with visitors from the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, as well as the University of Pittsburgh, spending time with patients, signing autographs and posing for pictures.

There will also be a variety of other guests and entertainers, including Bobo the Clown and Sandy the Songstress. Also this year, representatives from Kohl's Department Stories will be on hand to pass out stuffed Peanuts characters.

WHO: Visitors from the Pirates will include Managing General Partner Kevin McClatchy, analyst and former pitcher Steve Blass and current pitcher Ryan Vogelsong. Several players from the Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to visit as well.

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, 5 - 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave. Oakland

Editor's Note: Media interested in covering this event and photo opportunity should meet in the main lobby and page Marc Lukasiak at 412-456-1510 to be escorted to the cafeteria.

Marc Lukasiak, 412-692-7919 or 412-692-5016,
Melanie Finnigan, 412-692-5502 or 412-692-5016,

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