Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Great Halloween feature/photos: Rancho Halloween Haunted House for Patients, including Knott's Scary Farm monsters - 10-30



For Immediate Release                         Contact:                Cheryl Guinn

                       Rancho Los Amigos

(562) 401-7602


Rancho Los Amigos to Host Greatest Haunted House!!!


Rancho Halloween Haunted House Maze to Be “Spooktacular” for Patients – Oct.  30


DOWNEY, Calif., Oct 26, 2009 -- Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey will host its Annual “Haunted House” on Friday, October 30 from 10:00 – 3:00 p.m.  This year Rancho Therapy Staff is working with Knott’s Berry Farm to provide the Greatest Haunted House experience of all times at Rancho.  Knott’s Berry Farm is donating props and providing special appearances of the Knott’s Scary Farm monsters who will arrive in hearsts for a parade to the haunted house.


The Haunted House is located inside the Jacquelin Perry Institute on the 2nd Floor. The annual Halloween event is for patients and their families and is not open to the public.  It is a great hit with the patients who sometimes spend weeks and months at Rancho to receive rehabilitation services such as spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, medicine and surgery.


Activities will include the arrival of the Knott’s Scary Farm hearsts with the monsters at 1:00 p.m.  The monsters will visit the Rancho Haunted House maze and meet with the patients, provide photo opportunities, a magic show and lots of fun for the whole family. 


The Halloween Haunted House is a wonderful tradition at Rancho which gives our patients a chance to have fun.  The props and monsters that are being provided by Knott’s Scary Farm will make this years’ event even more spectacular and entertaining for the patients,”says Rancho CEO Jorge Orozco. “Rancho thanks Knott’s Scary Farm for their participation and contribution to the Haunted House.”


The event is sponsored by Rancho’s Therapy staff which includes Physical, Occupational, Recreational, Speech, Audiology.  Volunteer Services . 


About Rancho

 Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has over 50 years of experience providing quality care for persons with disabilities.  Rancho’s mission is to provide each patient with superior medical and rehabilitation services in a culturally sensitive environment.  Rancho is one of the largest comprehensive centers and is world renowned in the field of medical rehabilitation.  Rancho continues to be consistently ranked as one of America’s Top 20 Best Rehabilitation Hospitals 2009 by U.S. News and World Report. For more information



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