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Old 10-27-2003, 12:05 PM
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Caddis for Kids 'Tie-a-Thon' Press Release

Just wanted to post this. A VERY good cause and well worth supporting if you can. As a child I spent a lot of time at Childrens with a life threatening illness and any support they can get is going to a good place. I know I will be there to show my support!


Don Johnson, 360-432-0402
Kira Haller, Children's Hospital

Caddis For Kids to Benefit Children's Hospital

Seattle, WA

Don Johnson's Third Annual "Caddis for Kids" Charity Tie-a-Thon will be held Friday and Saturday, November 21st and 22nd at the Avid Angler Fly Fishing Outfitters (17171 Bothell Way NE, A130, Lake Forest Park, Washington, 206-362-4030). Don, a noted angling writer and professional fly-tier, will attempt to dress over 500 Miracle Caddis flies in just 24 hours. Net proceeds will benefit the uncompensated care program at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

The 'tie-a-thon', which begins at Noon the 21st, will be followed by a fly-tying demonstration conducted by a panel of some of the finest fly-tying artists ever assembled including Alec Jackson, Norm Norlander, Mike Croft, the Avid Angler's own Nathan Keen, Stu Farnham, Ms. Pat Bolton, and Scotty Howell. The presentation-grade flies dressed by the panelists will be auctioned at a later date with the proceeds benefiting Children's Hospital.

For pledges, donations and/or corporate sponsorship information contact Kira Haller of Children's Hospital Foundation at 206-987-4987 or Don Johnson at 360-432-0402.

About Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
As both a community hospital for greater Seattle and the pediatric referral center for the Pacific Northwest, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center provides directly or in partnership with others, excellent pediatric care, education and research programs. Children's is an advocate on behalf of health care needs of children at local, state and national levels. Children's provides health care appropriate for the special needs of children regardless of race, sex, creed, ethnicity or disability. Financial assistance is provided based upon family need and hospital resources. Children's has been recognized by Child magazine and U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children's hospitals in the country.
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