Shriners Hospitals for Children® will shine at the 124th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 The Shriners Hospitals for Children float entitled, “Helping Kids Live their Dreams,” will be among the many floral floats, marching bands and equestrian shows seen by millions of spectators around the world. The “Helping Kids Live their Dreams” theme symbolizes Shriners Hospitals for Children’s dedication to improving the health and well-being of children so they can reach their full potential.
“Shriners Hospitals for Children’s mission is to ensure we give the best care possible so children can imagine – and realize – all of the things they can be and do. This spirit embodies the Tournament of Roses’ theme that there are no limits to what children can accomplish,” said Alan Madsen, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Shriners Hospitals for Children. “This marks the third straight year we are participating in the Tournament of Roses Parade and it is a pleasure to be a part of an event that shares the Shriners Hospitals for Children’s passion for children and their well-being.” Riding on the “Helping Kids Live their Dreams” float will be representatives from Shriners International as well as four patients from Shriners Hospitals for Children that exemplify the hospitals mission.
Read LATF The Magazine’s Rose Parade Story in Issue #30 at www.latfthemagazine.com next month.
The Rose Parade will be broadcast live by: ABC, NBC, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, KTLA-CW and Univision. Don’t forget to tune in on Tues., Jan. 1, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. PST / 11 a.m. EST.