MIAMI, FL – Local comedians will present a special night full of laughter at the fifth annual “Night at the Improv” to benefit Radio Lollipop at Miami Children's Hospital (MCH) at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010. The Miami Improv in Coconut Grove is located at 3390 Mary Street, Coconut Grove, Florida. “Night at the Impov” will feature local comedians John Vargas and Nathaniel Stoud, host David Berry, and headliner Jamal Hatter.
Tickets for the event can be purchased for $20 and are good for two admissions.
Tickets can also be purchased for the chance to win one of many donated prizes from local supporters, including round-trip airfare tickets for two people from American Airlines, a hotel stay at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Dolphin Encounters at Miami Seaquarium. To purchase event and raffle tickets to “Night at the Improv,” contact Miami Children’s Hospital’s Community and Volunteer Services Department at 786.624.4431.
Radio Lollipop offers a fun dose of diversion for the children at MCH. During program hours patients can visit the studio, help Radio Lollipop presenters DJ the show, work on creative activities, win on-air prizes and request songs. Radio Lollipop at MCH broadcasts live from the main playroom studio every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.
About Radio Lollipop
Founded in England in 1979, today Radio Lollipop boasts a worldwide audience. This international, non-profit organization’s mission is to provide, care, comfort, play and entertainment for children in the hospital.
About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.