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May 27, 2009

At A Glance

STAR 102.5 Radiothon raises $198,000 for UI Children's Hospital

STAR 102.5 KSTZ of Des Moines raised $198,066 during its 11th annual radiothon to benefit patients and families who receive care at University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City. The live broadcast was held May 21-22 with Big Ken and Colleen.

Jeff Delaux, STAR 102.5 vice president and general manager, credited the success of the event to recognition among the station's listeners of the importance of supporting University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

All contributions will remain in Iowa to benefit pediatric research and treatments at the Iowa City-based hospital. UI Children's Hospital provides specialized care to more than 140,000 children annually.

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Mediacom to air Children's Miracle Network program

Mediacom Communications will broadcast its annual Children's Miracle Network celebration May 30-31, giving Iowans a special view of life-saving work and medical advances at the state's longest-serving children's hospital. 

University of Iowa Children's Hospital is Iowa's designated Children's Miracle Network hospital. Mediacom donates airtime on its statewide Connections Channel to televise the telethon each spring. 

"A Celebration of Real Miracles" will air on Channel 22, beginning at noon Saturday, May 30, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31.

All contributions will remain in Iowa to benefit pediatric research and treatments at the Iowa City-based hospital. UI Children's Hospital provides specialized care to more than 140,000 children annually. 

To make a donation during the program, call 1-800-456-2772.

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