Tri-State area bead artists come together for marathon bead-making session in support of Children’s Hospital

WHAT: Beads of Courage® Bead Challenge brings together local glass artists for a marathon bead-making session. The beads created that day are given to Children’s Hospital patients as a way to recognize milestones in their treatment journey and to honor and acknowledge their courage.

Complimentary Activities:

• Bead Making- Observe beads being made by skilled bead artists throughout the day

• Bead Sponsorship- Visitors can become a Bead Sponsor for a child in the Beads of Courage Program.

• Strength Bracelets – Attendees can make a bracelet to honor their own strength and courage.

• Fimo Bead Making Table- All ages welcome to participate in creating clay beads for patience enrolled in the Beads of Courage program.

COST: The event is free and open to the public, with opportunities to support the Beads of Courage local program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital by participating in the various activities noted above.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 21, 2013; 10am-4pm

Brazee Street Studios School of Glass, 4426 Brazee Street, Cincinnati OH 45209, 512-321-0206

WHY:   The purpose of Bead Challenge is to invite the general public and families in the Beads of Courage® Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to come learn how their glass beads are made and to allow for six hours of bead-making that is vital to the success of the Beads of Courage program. The public and the children in the Beads of Courage program will be inspired by the creativity that goes into each bead they add to their collection.

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