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Shelldon the Turtle joins SRHS family as pediatric mascot

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Published on Friday, May 12, 2017

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Shelldon the Turtle joins Spartanburg Regional Health System as the system’s pediatric masco

Shelldon the Turtle joins Spartanburg Regional Health System as the system’s pediatric masco

Shelldon the Turtle joins Spartanburg Regional Health System as the system’s pediatric mascot.

Shelldon, wearing a great smile and is green colored, was created to encourage pediatric patients to practice healthy habits and to make them feel better about visiting the doctor.

About Shelldon:

•  Hobbies: Playing outside, making friends, taking walks

•  Favorite foods: Apples and carrots

•   Favorite places: The Pelham Medical Center walking trail, Spartanburg Medical Center’s Liberty Park, any place he can help kids feel better, or a nice cool stream.

•   Favorite colors:  Purple and blue

•   Occupation: Teaching parents and kids about health and safety

The mascot, along with his name, was unveiled as part of SRHS’s 2017 Hospital Week celebration.

Turtles symbolize good health and long life. Turtles also signify a great persistence, determination and endurance.

 

 

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