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In this week's issue, "MGH celebrates two centuries," "Bruins lace up to deliver toys," "Songfest singers bring holiday cheer," "In Memoriam: Lawrence 'Larry' E. Martin," and more.

Stories in the 12/24/2010 Issue of Hotline

Angels Above provide holiday smiles

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Their happy faces and open arms are familiar to the staff on Ellison 17 and 18 and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Blood donors give twice in December

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Santa Claus made an early stop at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) on Dec. 14, passing out stuffed animals and treats on behalf of individuals who donated blood at the Blood Donor Center during December.

Bruins lace up to deliver toys

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 In the midst of a competitive season, players and staff from the Boston Bruins made their way up from the TD Garden Dec. 21 to visit pediatric patients at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).

In General: David Scadden, MD

MGH Hotline 08.06.10 In General awards and honors

In memoriam: Lawrence “Larry” E. Martin

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Lawrence "Larry" E. Martin, who served in a number of positions at the MGH from 1949 through 1994 and most recently was a member of the MGH History Committee, died Dec. 16.

MGH celebrates two centuries

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 When the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, the MGH community will ring in not only the new year, but also the start of the yearlong celebration of the 200th anniversary of the hospital’s founding.

Orthopædics staff make festive delivery

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Just as snow began to fall in Boston on Dec. 20, Santa Claus and his elves arrived at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) to deliver gifts to pediatric patients on the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit, Ellison 17 and 18, the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Songfest singers bring holiday cheer

MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Cheerful voices filled the halls of the White Lobby during the MGH Chaplaincy’s annual holiday songfest Dec. 16.

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