June 20, 1994
Media Contact:Debbie Bangledorf
Phone: (410) 223-1731
Shane Walker, 13, a resident of Easton, will be a junior co-host of the llth annual Children's Miracle Network Telethon on June 4 and 5 on NewsChannel 2. The Telethon will benefit the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
Walker has been a patient at the Children's Center for 10 years for treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, a disorder in which his adrenal glands are unable to produce hormones to fight stress.
He will appear on Sunday, June 5 from 9 a.m.-noon with hosts Mary Beth Marsden, Stan Stovall, and other NewsChannel 2 personalities.
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center is the children's hospital of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Maryland's only comprehensive acute-care hospital for children, the Center, with its 193-bed hospital and more than 40 divisions and services, treats 7,000 inpatients and more than 90,000 outpatients annually.