Media Advisory - SickKids to celebrate first anniversary of state-of-the-art movie theatre



    Theatre naming gift to be announced

    TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ - Madison Scott, an 11 year old SickKids leukemia
patient, budding actress and former star in To Kill A Mockingbird at the
Stratford Festival, will join Barry Avrich in a special announcement and
celebration of the first anniversary of The Hollywood Theatre at SickKids on
Friday, June 27. Madison will emcee and share her story prior to patients and
families being treated to a Hollywood blockbuster screening.

    
    What:        The Hollywood at SickKids first anniversary and theatre
                 naming
                 The Hollywood is a 232-seat, state-of-the-art movie theatre
                 that showcases first-run and new release movies for SickKids
                 patients and families. It is the most advanced theatre
                 within a paediatric facility in Canada.

    Who:         Michael O'Mahoney, President, SickKids Foundation
                 Madison Scott, SickKids patient ambassador
                 Barry Avrich, lead donor
                 John and Myrna Daniels, donors
                 SickKids patients and families

    When:        Friday, June 27
                 11:15 a.m. Reception and cake-cutting in the Rotunda
                 11:45 a.m. Remarks, theatre naming ceremony
                 12:15 p.m. Film screening

                 Photo opportunities include unveiling of the newly named
                 theatre, official cutting of the cake and SickKids patients
                 enjoying the film screening.

    Where:       The Hollywood at SickKids
                 The Hospital for Sick Children
                 555 University Avenue
                 Media will be met by staff at the University entrance and
                 accompanied into the theatre.
    





For further information:

For further information: Sandra Chiovitti, SickKids Foundation - Public
Affairs, p: (416) 813-8292, e: sandra.chiovitti@sickkidsfoundation.com

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