MEDIA ADVISORY: Boxing legend and sports icon Sugar Ray Leonard to visit Children's Hospital Boston
November 1, 2007
Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, one of the most celebrated sports icons of the 20th century, and co-host of ESPN's The Contender, will visit patients at Children's Hospital Boston on Monday, Nov. 5, from 3 to 3:45 p.m.
During his visit, Leonard and former Contender contestants Sergio Mora and Alfonso Gomez, will present a pair of signed boxing gloves and other memorabilia to Children's patients. Leonard is in his third year hosting the critically acclaimed boxing reality series, which will have its final match on November 6 at Boston's TD Banknorth Garden.
WHAT: Sugar Ray Leonard visit to Children's Hospital Boston
WHO: Sugar Ray Leonard; Former Contender contestants Sergio Mora and Alfonso Gomez
WHEN: Monday, November 5, 3 to 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: Children's Hospital Boston
Children's Hospital Boston is the largest provider of health care to Massachusetts children, offering a complete range of health services for patients from birth through age 21. It is also a national referral center, home to the world's top pediatric research facility and the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. In addition to the Longwood Avenue campus, Children's physicians provide outpatient care at Martha Eliot Health Center in Jamaica Plain, and at suburban sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts, including its specialty care centers in Waltham (includes inpatient care) , Peabody and Lexington, and at Caritas Norwood Hospital and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, and inpatient, outpatient and emergency services at Beverly Hospital, MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, South Shore Hospital in South Weymouth, and Winchester Hospital. For more information about the hospital visit: www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom.