Video Game Marathon To Benefit Children's Hospital
September 14, 2005
September 7, 2005
Contact: Angela Heisel (505) 272-3651, Jenny Savage (505) 272-3690
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Extra Life for Kids is a 36-hour video game marathon to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. ELFK atNew MexicoStateUniversity's group raises funds for the state'sCMNHospital UNM Children's Hospital. ELFK is looking for participants and sponsorships from individuals, departments, or groups to make this event a bigger success then last years. This year's event will be held on October 8th atthrough the October 9th at.
UNM Children's Hospital,New Mexico's only Children'sMiracleNetworkHospitalserves nearly 60,000New Mexicochildren every year. The hospital offers the most comprehensive care for children available inNew Mexico, and has the highest level of intensive care for children suffering from an illness or injury. Pediatric physicians specialize in many areas, including pediatric surgery, neonatology, oncology, cardiology, pulmonary and much more.
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