Thirty years ago I took my 6 year old daughter to the Peoria Zoo and as chance would have it one of the Peoria hospitals was holding a stuffed animal day at the Zoo. Little did I know 29 years later, the idea that I brought back to Quincy would still be flourishing.
The Teddy Bear Clinic is free and designed for children ages 3-6 and their favorite teddy bear, doll or stuffed animal to help the children realize the importance of good health and overcome fears of a health check-up.
How many of you have seen an event elsewhere and have said we need to have that in Quincy. I bet most of you have had that thought over the years. So why not make it happen? If I can do it, you can too.
Twenty-eight years ago I took my 6-year-old daughter to the Peoria Zoo and, as chance would have it, one of the Peoria hospitals was holding a stuffed animal day at the Zoo. Little did I know 28 years later, the idea that I brought back to Quincy would still be flourishing.
The 27th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic will be held this Sunday afternoon from noon to 3 p.m. at Blessing Hospital's main entrance. As the founder of this event 27 years ago, the staff at Blessing Riemann College of Nursing was kind enough to name one of two new gigantic Teddy Bears after me last year. He is known as the "Dorsey Bear" and the other is known as "Flo" after Florence Nightingale. If you missed them last year, both bears will be there this Sunday.
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing’s 27th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic will be held on Sunday, October 4, from noon to 3 p.m. Children, their favorite Teddy bear,doll or stuffed animal, parents and grandparents are all invited to attend.
A couple of six foot tall stuffed bears will make their first appearance at the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing’s 26th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Sunday, October 5, from Noon to 4 p.m. The Clinic will be held in the Auditorium of Blessing Hospital at 11th Street in Quincy (Hospital main entrance).The new bears are named Flo and Dorsey Brown Bear.
The 25th annual Teddy Bear Clinic was held on Sunday, October 6 at Quincy's Blessing Hospital. Youngsters from all over the area brought their favorite teddy bears, stuffed animals or dolls and went through the health stations set up by the student nurses of Blessing Rieman College of Nursing. Hundreds of kids with smiling faces made their way through the Blessing Hospital doors to the Clinic.
Children ages two to 10 and their favorite doll or stuffed toy, parents and grandparents are invited to attend Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing’s 25th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Sunday, October 6, from Noon to 4 p.m.
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