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Today's Date: May 30, 2024

 

Custom Helmet Creation Gets Patient on Field 

Bennett, a 15-year-old patient with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, was presented with a custom-fit baseball helmet created by our orthotics, prosthetics, and seating experts and scored the honorary first run at a recent Twins game.

Crew Carwash Raises Funds for Gillette 

Several Crew Carwash Minnesota locations recently gave away free carwashes in an effort to raise money for Gillette. 

Patients Celebrate Superhero Day

Our St. Paul campus hosted a superhero event in partnership with the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department/SWAT and the St. Paul Fire Department. The fun began with a parade featuring emergency responder vehicles zooming down University Avenue under the Gillette skyway. The costumed superheroes also rappelled down a parking ramp, stopped by patient rooms, and offered tours of emergency responder vehicles.

Motorcyclists Participate in Flood Run 

Thousands of riders participated in the 59th annual Flood Run motorcycle ride to support Gillette Children’s.

CP Patient Featured in National Hospital Publication

Ernesto, a Gillette patient who has cerebral palsy, was featured in the Children’s Hospital Association’s Made Possible web series in the featured story on specialized care.

Welder Leaves $1 Million to Gillette

A retired St. Paul welder left nearly $1 million to Gillette Children’s in his will. His donation will help fund the new St. Paul Campus Specialty Center.

Gillette Participates in Women in Science Exhibit 

The Bakken Museum hosted a Women in Science event recently where children could take part in scientific activities to encourage young people to venture into STEM career fields. Gillette Children’s had a booth and sponsored the event.

Feyma Shares Strategies on Rett Syndrome 

Pediatric neurologist Tim Feyma, MD, recently moderated a panel on strategies to improve care for Rett Syndrome.

Hall featured in OP Edge 

Certified prosthetist-orthotist Michelle Hall was featured in an OP Edge article about choosing the correct residency.

 


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