Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge's ninth annual Holiday Star Christmas Party treated about 125 patients and family members to presents and visits with Santa, Friday, Dec. 22, 2107 at Nicholson Post 38 American Legion Hall in Baton Rouge.  

  Sponsored by groups including the Baton Rouge Bar Association, La. State Troopers and Kean Miller Law Firm, the event also offered food and refreshments including a North Pole candy station sponsored by Bayou Orthotics, and a '12 Days of Christmas' sing-along.

  Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge was opened in 2005 following Hurricane Katrina to link pediatric subspecialists from Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, with patients displaced by the storm. Seventeen physicians in 13 pediatric specialties see patients each month at the Center.