WHEN: Monday, January 2, 2006
9 to 10 a.m.: USC Trojan football team meets City of Hope
pediatric patients and their families for photo shoot
(scheduled to include Heisman Trophy winners Reggie Bush and
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: University of Texas Longhorn football team
meets City of Hope pediatric patients and their families for
photo shoot (scheduled to include Heisman Trophy runner-up
WHERE: Home Depot Center's Indoor Tennis Stadium: 18400 Avalon Blvd.,
* Players and coaches representing the USC Trojans and the
* City of Hope Cancer Center patients and their families,
including high school football player Jorge Hernandez.
Jorge is a 2005 fall recipient of the California
Interscholastic Federation Spirit of Sport Award,
recognizing student-athletes who are active in school and
ABOUT CITY OF HOPE:
City of Hope is one of the world's leading research and
treatment centers for cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other
life-threatening diseases. Named by U.S. News & World Report
as one of America's best medical centers for cancer treatment,
City of Hope is a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest
designation bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, and a
founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of
bone marrow transplantation and genetics. City of Hope's
scientific knowledge is shared with medical centers locally and
globally, helping patients battling life-threatening diseases.
For more information, visit www.cityofhope.org.
SOURCE City of Hope