February 17, 2017
Patients in Renown Children’s Hospital get the opportunity to experience magic and laughter
WHAT: 
Comedic magician Larry Wilson will visit the kids at Renown Children’s Hospital to bring some magic and cheer before performing at the Laugh Factory inside the Silver Legacy.
 
WHEN:
Tuesday, Feb. 21
2 p.m.
                                                                                                                       
WHY:
Tuesday afternoon, the Emmy-nominated performer brings his mix of magic, comedy and theatricality to Renown Children’s Hospital to brighten the day of some of our community’s smallest patients.
 
This visit is one example of how Renown Children’s Hospital offers programs and services specifically focused on helping patients of all ages heal. In addition to special visits like this, Renown Children’s Hospital has a healing garden, therapy rooms and Child Life Program specialists.
 
Larry Wilson’s visit comes just before he performs at the Laugh Factory inside the Silver Legacy with shows February 21-26. More information and tickets can be found at http://silverlegacyreno.com/event/shows/laugh-factory.
 
VISUALS AND INTERVIEWS:
Photos and video of the magician performing for patients at Renown Children’s Hospital.
 
WHERE:          
Meet in the 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 to the event contact Stacey Sunday, Public Relations Business Partner, at 775-691-7308 or news@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.
 
ABOUT THE LAUGH FACTORY
Since opening the doors to its original location over 35 years ago, The Laugh Factory has become known for launching some of the hottest stand-up comedians in the world, including: Tim Allen, Louie Anderson, Roseanne Barr, Drew Carey, George Carlin, Jim Carrey, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Rodney Dangerfield, Ellen DeGeneres, Sam Kinison, Martin Lawrence, Jay Leno, David Letterman, George Lopez, Howie Mandel, Carlos Mencia, Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Chris Rock, Bob Saget, Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, Garry Shandling, Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes, Chris Tucker, Damon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Robin Williams and many more. 
 
Laugh Factory’s mission is to spread laughter throughout the world through its clubs and website and spread the concept of sharing and giving back through its philanthropic activities.  With locations in Hollywood, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Chicago, Coronado Island, and now Reno, The Laugh Factory is known around the world as the premiere spots for comedy.  
 
ABOUT SILVER LEGACY
Located in the heart of the biggest little city, Silver Legacy Resort Casino is a premier destination, boasting the perfect amenities for any getaway. Featuring spacious guest rooms and suites, big-name entertainment, award-winning restaurants and the best darn outdoor and special events in the west. Enjoy world-class skiing, kayaking on the Truckee River and all things outdoors along with the only accredited museum in Nevada and arts & culture scene with international acclaim. Silver Legacy makes it easy and affordable to experience the best year round! To stay up-to-date with Silver Legacy Resort Casino, visit us at www.SilverLegacy.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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Contact(s)

Stacey Sunday

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