Media Advisory: AU mascot Aubie to visit young heart patient at UAB, patients at Children’s Hospital April 13

AUBURN – Auburn University’s well-known mascot, Aubie, will be at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Pediatric unit in the Spain-Wallace Building, Friday, April 13, at 10 a.m., to visit three-year-old Madeline Gwin, who is recovering from heart surgery. Madeline’s mother hoped that a visit from Aubie would help put her daughter on the road to a quicker recovery. While at UAB, Aubie will also visit other young patients.

After his visit to UAB, Aubie will visit Children’s Hospital to bring cheer to children there. For information about Children’s Hospital, contact Kathy Bowers, (205) 914-0357.

Aubie will distribute Aubie calendars and also be available to sign autographs and pose for pictures.

Contact: Andrea Carboni, (256) 572-4475, or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)