Superheroes invited to Walk for Miracles at Detroit Zoo

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Superheroes of all ages are invited to Beaumont Children’s Walk for Miracles at the Detroit Zoo, Saturday, June 10. On-site registration opens at 7:30 a.m. The walk starts at 8:15 a.m. Blaine and Lauren, 96.3 WDVD morning show hosts, will serve as emcees.

Walkers are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero character.Children will meet Super Beau, the Beaumont Children’s mascot bear, and other popular fairytale and comic book heroes. Each child will receive a superhero cape.

Breakfast and refreshments are included with your registration. Plus, everyone will be able to enjoy the Kids Craft Corner and exciting exhibits at the Detroit Zoo, including the Polk Penguin Conservation Center. Zookeepers will also be at various animal exhibits to answer questions and share information.

Walkers must register for the event and make a minimum donation: $20 per adult and $5 per child ages 3 to 14. Children 2 and under are free. Walk registration also includes same-day family admission to the Detroit Zoo. Additional fundraising is encouraged. All proceeds will support nonprofit pediatric programs throughout Beaumont Children’s.

About Beaumont Children's

Part of Beaumont Health, Beaumont Children’s offers comprehensive health services for infants, children and adolescents in nearly every medical and surgical subspecialty with 80 pediatric subspecialists and 500 board-certified pediatricians. Facilities include the William and Marie Carls Children’s Medical Center at Beaumont, Royal Oak, inpatient pediatric units in Dearborn, Troy and Farmington Hills, and outpatient locations throughout Metro Detroit. Pediatric services include emergency care, hematology-oncology, newborn and pediatric intensive care, pediatric surgery and craniofacial surgery. Mothers deliver more than 17,000 babies every year at Beaumont hospitals. Beaumont Children’s is Southeast Michigan’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals affiliate. Find a Beaumont Children’s pediatrician or specialist at beaumont.org/childrens, or call 855-480-KIDS (5437).

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and health care services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, and learn about your member hospital, at www.CMNHospitals.org.

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