Schreiber Pediatric Celebrates 75th Anniversary!

(Lancaster, PA) - On Monday, February 28, 2011 Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center of Lancaster County will celebrate 75 years of turning disabilities into abilities for children with special needs. To mark this milestone anniversary, the Center will be hosting an Open House, 625 Community Way, Lancaster.

The event will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with brief opening remarks by Chairman of the Board, Steven Riley, and a proclamation read by Commissioner Scott Martin, followed by a cake cutting ceremony by President William Jefferson and the 2011 Schreiber Ambassadors, Nicole Carpenter and Tristan Haas. The evening's festivities will also include readings from the 75th Anniversary Schreiber collection of short stories titled, 'A Mission of Hope,' the unveiling of a 52 foot mural designed by local illustrator and long-time supporter, Bot Roda, arts and crafts for children purposefully chosen to reflect the therapeutic programs of the Center, as well as an art show by Schreiber preschool and daycare students, guided tours of the facility, refreshments and more.

Special thanks to the following generous supporters for making this evening possible: Black Knight Inn, Brenneman Printing, Costco Wholesale, Good 'n Plenty Restaurant, Tropical Smoothie Café and Trump Tschudy Design. This event is family-friendly, free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.schreiberpediatric.org/celebration.

Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center was initially founded as a response to the polio epidemic in 1936 by concerned community members and the Rotary Club of Lancaster. Today, the Center is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization that provides physical, occupational and speech-language therapy, as well as educational and recreational programs for nearly 4,000 children in Lancaster County living with congenital and acquired disabilities and developmental delays. Schreiber Pediatric's goal-oriented approach maximizes each child's ability to function as independently as possible within the community. For more information, visit www.schreiberpediatric.org.