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Meet the candidates!

Hometown: The Land Down Under
Current job: Mascot of HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital since 2006
Hobbies: Hopping around the hospital spreading good cheer to patients and their families, being a pouch potato whenever there’s time.
About my name: We are named after the Carol Jo Vecchie Women and Children’s Center, which is home to HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital. Favorite foods: Anything at IHOP or the St. John’s cafeteria
Favorite song: Jump Around and all hip-hop music
Favorite movie: Kangaroo Jack Talent: Keeping people hoppy … I mean happy!
Favorite sports team: Australia’s national rugby team, the Kangaroos—obviously!
Campaign slogan: 11 years and counting: We will always hop, skip and jump for the kids!
Endorsed by: HSHS Central Illinois Division President and CEO E.J. Kuiper
Why we should remain as the HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital mascot: “We love all the kids and families we’ve met at the children’s hospital. We have more than a decade of proven experience in making our patients a little happier when they’re in the hospital.”

Hometown: The woods of Springfield
Hobbies: Contrary to popular belief, I don’t enjoy being sly. I love to spend my time being fun, friendly and fantastic with kids!
About my daughter: Felicia is 4 years old and an aspiring nurse. She recently submitted her application to St. John’s College of Nursing in Springfield. I am so proud of her!
Favorite dance: Foxtrot
Favorite TV show: Cartoons
Favorite movie: Fox and the Hound
Education: Foxy College
Talent: I’m so friendly I can talk to almost anyone. “What does the fox say,” you ask? You’ll have to wait and see!
Favorite sports team: All Knox College teams— their mascot is a PRAIRIE FIRE FOX! Hello?! Awesome!
Campaign slogan: “There’s nothing a little Felix can’t fix.”
Endorsed by: HSHS St. John’s Hospital President and CEO Chuck Lucore
Why I should be the HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital mascot: “I am a red fox with a big red heart—so big you can see it! I have a lot of love in my heart, and if I am elected, I promise to love the kids and their families when they need it the most at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital.”