Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® and Beads of Courage® Put Patients at Diamond Children’s in Driver’s Seat

Friday, March 9, 2012 - 2:00pm
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam and The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s will celebrate “the crushing power of courage and confidence” with a special event to debut the new Monster Jam Bead of Courage
Patients will spend one-on-one time with monster truck drivers Bari Musawwir (driver of Spider-Man™) and Norm Miller (driver of Batman™) and will receive their autographs and have photos taken.
In addition, Bari and Norm will sit with the patients and help them create their “Monster Jam Thriller Necklace” – including the Monster Jam Bead of Courage and eight other beads to further encourage the children during their challenging journey receiving medical treatment. Patients at Diamond Children’s are among the FIRST to receive the Monster Jam Bead of Courage – recognizing the importance of courage and confidence to conquer their fears!
Beads of Courageand Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam have joined forces to provide the Monster Jam Bead of Courage. The new bead is packaged with a note of encouragement explaining the symbolism of the bead and an autograph page for the drivers to make it “official.” To add to the experience, each Monster Jam Bead of Courage is packaged with eight other beads that provide further encouragement to patients – creating the Beads of Courage Monster Jam Thriller Necklace. 
“Our patients will be so excited to meet the drivers from Monster Jam and create a Monster Jam Thriller Necklace,” said Diamond Children’s Child Life Specialist, Sarena Rogers, ME, CCLS.