"A Blizzard of Activity" expected to hit Children's Hospital Friday, Dec. 21

December 19, 2012
MILWAUKEE - What:  It's never fun being sick, especially for children this time of year. To help brighten the holidays, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, the state's largest provider of pediatric health care services, is hosting "A Blizzard of Activity," a winter-themed carnival. This event is for patients at Children's Hospital and their families. At the event, attendees will:

Play winter-themed games.
Chill out with refreshments, including a Dairy Queen Blizzard®.
Decorate a gingerbread house.
Make crafts.
There will be special appearances from Buddy the Elf, Sugar Plum Fairy Ballerinas, players from the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team, and Disney Princesses Belle and Cinderella.

Oh, and Santa Claus will be there, too!

When:  2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21

Where: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin lobby

             9000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53226

A Blizzard of Activity is provided by the generous support of Dairy Queen, a Children's Miracle Network Hospitals partner.

Media is asked to park in the circle drive at Children's Corporate Center, 999 N. 92nd St., and walk to the hospital entrance where they will be greeted by a member of the Public Relations & Marketing Department.

About Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is the region's only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The hospital, with locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wis., is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. Children's Hospital provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. In 2011, Children's Hospital invested more than $100 million in the community to improve the health status of children through medical care, advocacy, education and pediatric medical research. Children's Hospital achieves its mission in part through donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is proud to be a Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. For more information, visit the website at chw.org.