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Business Address:

2890 Mitchell Dr.,
Walnut Creek CA 94598
925-256-1273
bbartlett@arflife.org
http://www.arf.net

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) saves the lives of countless animals each year whose time has run out in public shelters and who are scheduled to be killed. ARF’s team of trained volunteers and expert staff make sure every animal receives proper nutrition, medical evaluation and treatment, training and lots of love as they await their new forever home. ARF’s shelter touches the lives of thousands of animals and people each year. Event Name: 12th Annual Animals on Broadway Description: Follow your passion for pets to the 12th annual Animals on Broadway! Join ARF in celebration of the special bond we share with our furry friends at this spectacular free community event that brings people and pets together. Event Date: 05-20-12 Event Time: 10:30 AM – 04:00 PM PST Location: Broadway Plaza Downtown, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 click here for Google Maps click here for Mapquest Contact Person: Kathleen Huls (phone: 925 296-3118) Details: Kick off the festivities with the nearly one mile Pet Walk to help dogs and cats in need of a second chance. Help ARF reach our goal of raising $75,000 to support our life-saving work by registering to walk with or without your pet. Get a head start collecting pledges with your own easy-to-create fundraising webpage, or in person with our printable pledge form. After the Pet Walk, head to the main stage for the Best-dressed Pet Contest and cheer on your favorite dapper dog and fanciful feline participating in the Walk. Delight in the many offerings for pet lovers lining both sides of the street: have your dog washed by ARF volunteers, shop vendor booths showcasing pet items and children’s activities or listen to live music from SixString. Many dogs and cats will be available for adoption — visit the ARF Adoption Mobile and many other rescue group booths to fall in love! Visit the Pet Wellness Fair for an assortment of individual services such as nail trimming, weight assessment, dental check, ask the vet, certified doggie massage, blood panel and rabies vaccination for a small donation to ARF. Donate $25 for a Pet Passport which entitles furry festival-goers to receive all these services. Micro-chipping and additional low-cost vaccination will also be available at the VIP Petcare Services booth. Animals on Broadway brings out the best, rain or shine! Gather up the family and join ARF and the Broadway Plaza retailers in Walnut Creek to celebrate Animals on Broadway — and don’t forget to bring your “best friend.” Be a part of this wonderful event by donating a gift certificate, gift basket or any other item for drawings and giveaways to promote your business. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and include a complimentary booth. Contact Dinah McFarlane at 925.296.3103 or dmcfarlane@arf.net. Walnut Creek Chamber Member

Business Address:

Specialty Care Center, 2401 Shadelands Drive
Walnut Creek CA 94596
925-939-8687
Llynn@mail.cho.org
http://www.childrenshospitaloakland.org

Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland is the only independent children’s hospital in Northern California. That’s why it’s able to focus all its attention and all its people on caring for children. Children’s Hospital Oakland, the oldest pediatric medical center between Los Angeles and Seattle, has provided exceptional medical care for children in the region and beyond for 95 years. In 1912, Mabel Weed and Bertha Wright, a nurse, founded Children’s Hospital, then called the “Baby Hospital.” Its first home was the stable of the old McElrath mansion. Today, with 191 licensed beds, Children’s Hospital’s medical center offers outstanding patient care, and also supports nationally recognized pediatric teaching and research. Children’s Hospital has expanded its role over the years. From modest beginnings it’s grown, not just into a medical “safety net” for East Bay children, but also into a regional pediatric medical center with specialized staff and facilities able to treat rare illnesses and health problems. Because full-service hospitals just for children are extremely specialized, few communities can support one. Children’s is proud to be one of only 45 freestanding children’s hospitals in the nation, not connected to a university or other institution. Like the others, Children’s Hospital Oakland recognizes that children’s medical needs are vastly different from those of adults. That’s why Children’s Hospital designs its healthcare especially for children. At Children’s Hospital Oakland we don’t measure things by adult standards and divide by half. As the only independent children’s hospital in the Bay Area, we give kids our undivided attention. Children’s Walnut Creek Outpatient Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging & Specialty Care Children’s expert pediatric sub-specialists are now available in Walnut Creek. Built with kids in mind—Shadelands, Walnut Creek offers: State-of-the-art surgery Orthopedic center Diagnostic imaging center with cutting-edge 3.0 tesla MRI and low radiation imaging just for kids Contra Costa County’s first Child Life specialist is part of the care we offer to help you prepare your child for any procedure.   It’s a new location with more services, but still part of the same network of care that you depend on.Children’s Network of Care includes centers in Larkspur, Pleasanton, and Brentwood.   Children’s Specialty Care Outpatient Office 2401 Shadelands, Suite 180 Main Phone: 925-979-4000 / Ortho: 925-939-8687 Fax: 925-939-8689   Children’s Outpatient Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging 2401 Shadelands, Suite 180B Phone: 925-979-3400   Children’s Walnut Creek Specialty Care has the only Child Life specialist in Contra Costa County Child Life Specialists provide developmentally appropriate education and preparation for your child’s surgical or diagnostic procedure. "Our Child Life specialists are there to help put patients and parents at ease with medical preparation, education and emotional support", said Mary Kelly, Child Life director.   Children’s Child Life specialists work as a team member with doctors and clinicians to develop the best approach to meet your child’s medical and emotional needs throughout their time with us. Whether it’s diagnostic procedures or surgery, our team goal is to provide healthcare for your child and family that will be another positive experience in your child’s development and emotional growth.   For more information call 925-979-3402.   Pediatric Surgery Subspecialties Gastroenterology General Surgery Otolaryngology (ENT) Plastic & Hand Surgery Pediatric Anesthesiologists (always on-site) Child Life specialist (full-time) Two operating rooms for same-day surgery Procedure room Recovery room with 10 bays   Diagnostic Imaging Services Digital Fluoroscopy Digital Radiography/X-Ray State-of-the-art 3.0 tesla MRI Ultrasound         Outpatient Services Endocrinology Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) Gastroenterology Lab Services Nephrology Neurology Neurosurgery Nutrition Occupational Therapy Orthopedics Plastic Surgery Psychiatry, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Pulmonary Sports Medicine Surgery Urology   Outpatient Clinic Features 15 Exam Rooms 2-Bed Cast Room Ample Parking Walnut Creek Chamber Member