December 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
PATERSON, NJ - Pediatric patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital and the Paterson community are invited to join in a live Holiday video call with singers Caroline Pennell and Jackie Lee of The Voice at the Giggles Children’s Theater on Monday December 23 at 2 p.m.This free live event will take place at the Giggles Children’s Theater located on the second floor of the Seton Building at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, 703 Main St., Paterson.
Pennell and Lee will talk about their experience as a finalists on The Voice and will answer questions from the audience. This event was coordinated with Glowpoint, a company which provides cloud managed video services that make delivery of consistently high-quality video conferencing and telepresence service simple.
“We are so excited that Caroline Pennell and Jackie Lee and Glowpoint have coordinated this event for the Giggles Children’s Theater to present. This is exactly the kind of show that helps us fulfill our mission to have a positive impact on the attitudes and outcomes of sick children through live artistic and educational programs.” said Marie Caliendo the Executive Director of the theater. Musical and theatrical performances, games and virtual field trips are produced live at the theater and are simultaneously broadcast over the hospital’s closed circuit TV system. “Even children who cannot leave their rooms are able to experience our shows over the hospital’s Giggles TV channel. We encourage them to interact with the performers by calling to ask questions or to thank them.” Giggles presents more than 90 live events and serves over 3,000 children each year. Shows are free and open to all Paterson children.
The Giggles Children’s Theater is a project of Medical Missions for Children Inc., a non-profit organization with a mission to help improve the health of critically ill children in underserved communities in the US and in 109 countries around the world. To learn more, visit www.mmissions.org. For further information about the Giggles Children’s Theater, contact Marie Caliendo at 973-754-4960 or MCaliendo@mmissions.org. For further information about Glowpoint, visit: www.glowpoint.com.
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