The University of Arizona – Diamond Children’s to Host Wedding Reception for Couple of Hospitalized Child

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 6:00pm
TUCSON, Ariz. – On Valentine’s Day, Tuesday Feb. 14, at 6 p.m., The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s is hosting a wedding reception for Coraima Samaniego and Alejandro Muniz whose baby Sebastian has been in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) since last September, battling heart problems.
 
Diamond Children’s Child Life Specialists worked with Thomas and Emmeline Hill from Z Mansion, who coordinated the music, linens, appetizers, pizza, tux for the groom, hair and makeup, and secured donations to cover costs.  The cake is being donated by Cakes for Causes.
 
“We are so happy to hold this reception at Diamond Children's for these special parents, and proud of our Child Life Specialists and staff for making sure we take care of our families,” says Lori Throne, RN, BC, MSN, Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at The University of Arizona Medical Center-Diamond Children’s.
 
News media are welcome to cover this event from 6-7pm. To make arrangements, please contact Katie Maass at 520-626-4083 or 520-909-0353. Media will enter the Main Lobby of University Campus.