July 8, 2017
Motorcycle Run Brings Toys and Joy to Renown Children’s Hospital

WHAT: 
The Ole Tyme Saloon is hosting its fifth annual Christmas in July Toy Run benefiting kids at Renown Children’s Hospital.
 
WHEN:
Saturday, July 8
12:00 p.m. convoy leaves Ole Tyme Saloon
12:30 p.m. convoy arrives at Renown Children’s Hospital (Media should plan to arrive at Renown around 12:15 p.m.)
                                                                                                                       
WHY:
This annual fundraiser is all about bringing smiles to kids’ faces, because the magic of giving can bring happiness to children who need special care all year long, not just the holidays.
 
The Toy Run is open to all motorcycles and vehicles. Participants are asked to bring an unwrapped toy and can register at Ole Tyme Saloon (1505 Geiger Grade) Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to noon for $20. All the money raised benefits Renown Children’s Hospital.
 
Once everyone is signed up, the group hits the road and rides to Renown Children’s Hospital where Santa will hand out unwrapped toys and games to patients – giving them their own Christmas in July and allowing the children to relax and focus on just being kids.
 
After the Toy Run, all participants will head back to the Ole Tyme Saloon for a spaghetti feed and live entertainment by the band, Jacked Up.
 
For more information on the Christmas in July Toy Run, call 775-851-8963 or visit OTSNV.com.
 
VISUALS AND INTERVIEWS:
  • Convoy of motorcycles driving from Ole Tyme Saloon on Geiger Grade to Renown Children’s Hospital
  • Kids receiving gifts from Santa
 
WHERE:          
Tahoe Tower Lobby, Ground Floor
Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502
 
Media parking/entrance information
All media must be escorted on hospital property. To ensure uninterrupted access, contact Stacey Sunday, Public Relations Business Partner, at 775-691-7308 or ssunday@renown.org. Mill Street Parking is most convenient.
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ABOUT RENOWN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Renown Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated children’s hospital in northern Nevada, and offers a variety of programs and services designed specifically to care for the community's families. It has the region’s only Children’s ER and Pediatric ICU. Renown Children’s Hospital is the only hospital affiliated with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) in the region, and local CMN Hospitals' programs and events directly benefit children in the Truckee Meadows. It is also the only hospital in the region affiliated with CHA (Children’s Hospital Association). For more information, visit renown.org/children.

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Contact(s)

Stacey Sunday

Public Relations Business Partner
Email: news@renown.org
Phone: 775-691-7308
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