Lots of dignitaries and celebrities have visited Cincinnati Children's over the years to fundraise, promote healthcare initiatives and brighten the day for patients and families. Here's a look back at a few more of the famous faces that have been sighted walking our halls (See Part One here).
WKRP in Cincinnati's Gary Sandy (right) chaired Jay's Benefit in 1985, posing with Bill Balistreri, MD, Gastroenterology, and Suzie Gherardi, owner of Jay's.
Actor Danny Glover talks with Adam Nicholas, a physical therapy patient, during a 1990 visit.
Peter Strauss, vice mayor of CIncinnati, presents a proclamation and key to the city to Morris the Cat in May 1990. The feline star of catfood commercials is characteristically unimpressed.
Local12 weatherman Ira Joe Fischer jokes with patients in 1986. Fischer was known for writing his forecasts backwards from behind a clear panel so they were readable to the TV audience.
It doesn't get much cooler than playing a tabletop basketball game with Mickey Mouse (ca 1988).
Noted television actor and producer, Bob Keeshan, addresses the crowd at the dedication ceremony for the hospital tower (Location B) in 1993. Keeshan was best known for his role as Captain Kangaroo.
Mr. McFeeley and his hand puppet, from "Mr Roger's Neighborhood," visit with Jared Sandler in 1989.
United States Surgeon General C. Everett Koop visited the hospital in 1992 and spoke at a Board dinner.
Jerry Springer, who was then a news anchor with WLWT-TV, presents a Ruth Lyons Fund check to Erica Baker, Randy Stuny and Kristal Schockman in 1985.