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Posts published in May 2016

A Vintage Affair Raises $925,000 for Kids

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Sponsored by the Board of Visitors, the 19th annual "Vintage Affair" event raised $925,000. More than 550 attendees were treated to an evening of exquisite wines paired with inspired cuisine, and a live and silent auction showcasing rare wines, exotic trips, and one-of-a-kind dining experiences.

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Children's Health Board: Serving Children for 150 Years

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Even before Children's National Health System was founded in 1870, the Child Health Center Board (now called the Children's Health Board) was caring for children and families to "keep the well child well." Last week they celebrated their 150th anniversary of serving the community and advocating for children.

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Meet the New Graduates of Dr. Bear's Medical School for Kids!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

More than 70 children graduated from Dr. Bear's Medical School for Kids on May 14 and learned about healthy eating, dental health, surgery, x-rays, ambulances, and more. The event was hosted by the Grateful Family program and Children's Circle of Care. The children brought their own stuffed animals and dolls to serve as patients. See photos!

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The Beemans: A Lifetime of Impact

Monday, May 23, 2016

After careers that improved people's lives, Sharon and Larry Beeman continue their strong support for children through a legacy gift to Children's National. "Our children and grandchildren have had access to good care," Larry said. "And we want that for every child, no matter where they live or their family income."

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