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Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre to celebrate annual Teddy Bear Picnic


For Immediate Release:
June 18, 2019

LONDON, Ontario – Media is invited to attend the annual Teddy Bear Picnic at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre.

With the support of volunteers, community sponsors, and staff and physicians of Children’s Hospital, the afternoon will provide a number of photo opportunities as patients and families enjoy various activity stations, win fun prizes, and welcome visits from a number of popular Children’s Health Foundation mascots, including Ollie the Clown and Dr. Beary Goode.

New this year is the picnic’s environmental sustainability focus, with the goal of zero waste to be produced from non-recyclable single-use paper or plastic goods.

Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (best time for photos 11:00-12:30)

Location: Zone B atrium, Please sign-in at the picnic’s welcome desk
London Health Sciences Centre
800 Commissioners Rd. E
Please park in visitor parking garage off of Baseline Road and follow signs to Zone B 1st floor

For media inquiries contact:
Mandy Gelinas
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 75157

After-hours and weekend assistance:
Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communication consultant on-call.