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Children's Miracle Network Celebration this weekend

(WAOW) -

Channel 9 will broadcast the Children's Miracle Network Celebration this weekend.

The telethon begins at 10:35 on Saturday night and continues through 5:00 in the afternoon on Sunday.

 It features the stories of local families who have benefited from CMN and highlights the many community groups and businesses that support year-round fundraising.

All of the money raised locally stays in North Central Wisconsin to help sick and injured children in a 17 county area of North Central Wisconsin.

CMN funds 100 programs and services, covering pediatric illnesses, accidents and prevention programs.

Ministry Saint Joseph's Children's Hospital of Marshfield is the home of CMN in North Central Wisconsin.

There are two other CMN hospitals in Wisconsin and 170 nationwide.

Donations can be made at or call 1-800-428-5000 in Wisconsin.

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