Hixson Flight Museum Donates $1,000 To Children’s Hospital

Monday, December 10, 2012
 The Hixson Flight Museum gave a $1,000 donation to be used for equipment and education in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Attending the check presentation were, from left, Tennessee State Senator, Bo Watson; Terri Woodruff, manager of the PICU; David Davis, board secretary Hixson Flight Museum and Angie Davis, board member Hixson Flight Museum.
The Hixson Flight Museum gave a $1,000 donation to be used for equipment and education in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Attending the check presentation were, from left, Tennessee State Senator, Bo Watson; Terri Woodruff, manager of the PICU; David Davis, board secretary Hixson Flight Museum and Angie Davis, board member Hixson Flight Museum.

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger received $1,000 from the Hixson Flight Museum. The donation will go towards equipment and education for the unit.  

Children’s Hospital PICU is the highest level of intensive care for children in the region.  The staff and physicians are especially trained to provide immediate, 24/7 care for the most critically ill or injured children. 

The donations raised to support the services at the Children’s Hospital were collected from various events and programs hosted by the museum.  Since its opening in May 2010, the independent, non-profit Hixson Flight Museum remains dedicated to aviation education while supporting Children's Hospital at Erlanger.    

For more information about the Hixson Museum of Flight, visit www.hixsonflightmuseum.org or call 228-2FLY.
 


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