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NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT ROLLS INTO CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS NATIONWIDE

 NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT ROLLS INTO CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS NATIONWIDE
 Nintendo and Star1ight Kick-Off National Roll-Out of Nintendo Fun
 Centers at New York University Medical Center
 WHAT: A press conference by Nintendo and Starlight Foundation International to launch the donation of Nintendo Fun Centers to pediatric facilities nationwide.
 Popular entertainment celebrities will also visit NYU Medical Center's pediatric floor with the Nintendo Fun Centers to allow patients an opportunity to play their favorite Nintendo games.
 Nintendo Fun Centers help sick children combat the fear and isolation of a hospital stay by having the familiar diversion of video games available in their hospital room.
 WHO: Interview Opportunities:
 -- Lucy Mullen, executive director, Starlight Foundation of
 New York
 -- Margaret L. McClure, Ed.D. vice president, hospitals
 operations; executive director of nursing, NYU
 -- Phil Rogers, vice president, Nintendo of America Inc.
 -- Patients and their families
 -- Celebrity participants
 Photo Opportunities:
 -- Debbie Gibson - pop singer; "Les Miserables"
 -- Christina Ricci - "Mermaids" and "The Addams Family"
 -- Rae Dawn Chong - film actress
 -- George Rooks - New York Giants
 -- Pat Kelly - New York Yankees
 -- MIRT (Mario In Real Time), a "virtual reality" computer
 graphics Mario presentation. Mario is the Master of
 Ceremonies.
 -- Mario and Yoshi Costumed Character
 -- Pediatric Patients at NYU Medical Center
 WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1992
 -- Press Conference, 10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
 -- Celebrity Visits to Pediatric Floor, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
 WHERE: New York University Medical Center Pavilion on the Ground Floor - Press Conference Tisch Hospital Pediatric Floor - Celebrity Visits
 R.S.V.P. Please R.S.V.P. to Tracey Cantino at 212-697-9191, by Nov. 9.
 CONTACT: Len Abbazia or Lori Zaslow of Golin/Harris Communications, 212-697-9191, for Starlight Foundation of New York/
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