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Release: Immediate




IOWA CITY, Iowa -- On Saturday, Feb. 13, members of the Jaycees will deliver teddy bears to youngsters receiving care at the Children's Hospital of Iowa and roses to mothers who recently delivered babies at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The distribution of the roses will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the obstetrics unit on the fourth floor of the UIHC's General Hospital. The Jaycees will then proceed to the third floor of the John W. Colloton Pavilion to deliver teddy bears to patients in the CHI.

Jaycees from around Iowa will be attending their state convention in Coralville on Saturday. The delivery is part of a major Jaycees service project.

For more information or to arrange to cover this event, please contact Tom Moore in the Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications at the UIHC. You may reach Tom at 319-356-3945 (W), 319-337-6744 (H), 319-356-2106 (FAX) or via e-mail at He can also be paged at 319-356-7000, pager 7496.