Shriners Hospital For Children Open


AND A PRETTY GOOD DAY FOR SOCCER S EMILY, BACK TO YOU. Emily: DAN, THANKS. SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN OFFERS SPECIALIZED PEDIATRIC CARE FOR KIDS, SAVING FAMILIES AND CHILDREN MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR KIDS. JOINING ME IS MIKE FROM SHRINERS AND ANNA, A PATIENT AND TOP AMPER IN THE STATE OF UTAH. THANKS TO BOTH OF YOU. BUT MIKE, LET’S START WITH YOU. FOR PEOPLE WHO MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT SHRINERS, TELL US ABOUT THE THINGS YOU DO THERE. Guest: WE’RE FORTUNATE TO HAVE A SHRINERS IN SALT LAKE CITY SINCE 1925. WE PROVIDE SPECIALTY ORTHOPEDIC CARE TO KIDS TORE TREATMENT FOR BONE, MUSCLE, JOINT CONDITIONS AND DISEASES, DISORDERS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM. Emily: WE ARE LUCKY, BECAUSE PEOPLE TRAVEL TO GET SERVICES HERE. Guest: WE DO. WE’RE RECOGNIZED AS A REGIONAL CENTER. WE DRAW PATIENTS FROM THE SURROUNDING WESTERN UNITED STATES, INCLUDING MEXICO AND EVEN INTERNATIONALLY PATIENTS SEEK US OUT FOR OUR EXPERT CARE. Emily: ANNA, YOU’RE ONE OF THOSE PATIENTS. YOU’RE FROM LAYTON. TELL US HOW SHRINERS HAS BEEN PART OF YOUR LIFE. Guest: WHEN I WAS 13, I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH SCOLIOSIS, THE CURVATURE OF THE SPINE. MY SPINE LOOKS LIKE AN “S”. AND I HAVE RECEIVED PHYSICAL THERAPY. AND I WEAR A NIGHTTIME BACK BRACE, WHICH HAS HELPED ME TREMENDOUSLY. AND IT HAS TAKEN THE CURVATURE OF MY SPINE DOWN A LOT. Emily: YOU’RE FEELING BETTER? Guest: OH, FOR SURE. IT’S HELPED ME IN SO MANY WAYS. IT’S BEEN GREAT. Emily: YOU BOTH GOT BACK FROM AN EVENT, THE SHC OPEN. TLL ME WHAT THAT IS. Guest: SHRINERS HOSPITAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IS AN EVENT. WE BILLED IT AS LAS VEGAS’S BEST GOLF FOR BETTER CAUSE TO SUPPORT SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN. SOME OF THE WORLD’S TOP GOLFERS WERE THERE, KOEPKA, NICHOLSON ALL COMPETING FOR A PRIZE AND TO RAISE AWARENESS AND SUPPORT SHAH RIPERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN. Emily: THOSE ARE BIG NAMES. ANNA, YOU WERE THE STANDARD BEARER. WHAT IS THAT? Guest: THE STANDARD BEARER IS BASICALLY SOMEONE WHO CARRIES AROUND THE SCORE FOR THE GOLFERS. AND EACH ONE OF THEIR SMALL GROUPS. AND THEY — SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN, PICKS ONE PATIENT, AN AMBASSADOR FROM EACH OF THEIR 22 LOCATIONS, TO GO AND BE A STANDARD BEARER. Emily: WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY? Guest: GETTING TO MEET THE OTHER PATIENT AMBASSADORS FROM ALL THE OTHER HOSPITALS. BECAUSE WE ALL BONDED SO WELL. AND WE JUST GOT ALONG SO WELL, BECAUSE WE RELATED WELL TO EACH OTHER. Emily: YOU HAVE A LOT IN COMMON. WHO WON? Guest: KEVIN! Emily: GOOD. I WOULD HAVE LIKED TONY TO WIN. Guest: WE WERE ROOTING FOR TONY. Emily: IF SOMEONE WANTS TO HELP SHRINERS, THE EVENT IS OVER. YOU COULD COME NEXT YEAR. Guest: THE TOURNAMENT IS NEXT YEAR AGAIN A LAS VEGAS. THE SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR THE WEBSITE. WE’RE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR PEOPLE TO SIGN UP. PEOPLE CAN SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER. LOCALLY AT THE SHRINERS FOR CHILDREN, ALL CARE IS PROVIDED. WE PROVIDE CHARITY CARE. SO ANYONE THAT WANTS TO MAKE A DONATION, ALL THEY HAVE TO DO IS GO ONLINE TO WWW.shrinersslc.org

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