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Published on December 12, 2016

Saint Mary’s Hospital Sponsors “Pajama Storytime with the Players”

Post University Men’s Basketball Team to Visit Pond Place Pediatrics


WATERBURY, Conn. (December 12, 2016)
─ The Post University Men’s Basketball Team will be showing their holiday spirit by visiting Pond Place Pediatrics on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 6 to 7pm for a very special story hour.

pajama storytime with the players graphicTeam members will be reading to patients and children of all ages, who are invited to attend the event in their pajamas. The team also will join Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation in donating new children’s books to the pediatric practice, which is located at 166 Waterbury Road in Prospect.

“Our job as a college basketball program is do more than just play games,” said Marc Kuntz, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Post University. “We have an opportunity to impact young people by spending time and reading with them. Especially in the spirit of giving with it being the holidays, this is a small way to help others.”

Saint May’s Hospital Foundation is proud to partner with Post University to promote literacy in our community,” said Carrie Fuller, Executive Director of the foundation. “We are reminded even more this time of year, the season of giving, about the importance of working together to benefit others. We’re thrilled that Post University reached out to us with an interest in this endeavor.”

Cookies and milk will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Kathryn Walker, Community Outreach and Project Coordinator at Saint Mary’s Hospital, at 203-709-3312 or email Kathryn.Walker@stmh.org.

About Saint Mary’s Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is a Catholic nonprofit acute care community teaching hospital that has served Greater Waterbury since 1909 and is now a member of Trinity Health – New England. Licensed for 347 beds, Saint Mary’s is designated as a Level II Trauma Center, offers award-winning cardiac and stroke care and houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was the first to introduce the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown. Visit stmh.org for more information and follow us on Facebook at SaintMarysHospitalCT, Instagram and Twitter at @SaintMarysCT.

About Trinity Health - New England

Trinity Health - New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, MI, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health - New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Medical Center, Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Johnson Health Care and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; and The Sisters of Providence Health System, which includes Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts; Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Massachusetts; Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital, Springfield, Massachusetts; Brightside for Families and Children; and Mercy Continuing Care Network that includes Mercy Homecare, Mercy Hospice and Mercy LIFE.

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