Bach and Broadway Tunes Highlight Long Beach Camerata Singers’ Season

Having just welcomed 16 new singers to its ranks, the Long Beach Camerata Singers is excited about its upcoming 49th season, which includes four performances by the choir, as well as four other events that are part of its annual Long Beach Bach Festival. The choir’s Artistic Director, Dr. Rob Istad, describes the season as one that “will bring exceptional, diverse musical experiences to the people of our city. You won’t want to miss a moment!”

Miller Children’s Patients Kick-Off 2013 Tour of Long Beach
 with Trike Race

The 2013 Tour of Long Beach kicked-off Thursday, April 11 outside the entrance of Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach. Patients from the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center at Miller Children’s, who are battling cancer and serious blood disorders, competed in a tricycle race against professional cyclist, and 2000 U.S. Olympian, Tony Cruz around the pavilion entrance.

Miller Children’s Cancer Center First California Children’s Hospital Accredited by Commission

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach is the first children’s hospital cancer program in California to receive Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). Areas of Commendation received were cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, research, community outreach and quality improvement.