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Giving News|September 11, 2014

                                          Slice of Columbus  

Slice of Columbus benefits the Research Institute

The Development Board of Nationwide Children's Hospital is pleased to present the 25th Annual Slice of Columbus at Columbus Commons. This pizza extravaganza will take place on Wednesday, September 17 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Adult tickets are $12.00 online in advance/$15 at the door, a Child ticket is $8 online advance/$10 at the door and a Family Pass is $35 online advance/$40 at the door. The Family Pass includes admission for two adults and up to 3 children as well as 5 free Pepsi product tickets. Entertainment by The Bug Hounds and lots of fun children’s activities. 

Participating pizza shops include: Adriatico’s, Borgata Pizza Café, Café Napolitana, Creno’s, Cowtown Pizza, Donatos, Jet’s Pizza, La Rosa’s, Late Night Slice, Luna Pizza Kitchen, Pizza Rustica, Romeo’s Pizza, Sparano’s Pizza, O H Pizza and Brew, and zPizza.  Proceeds benefit the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Volunteers are also needed to make this event successful. To check out volunteer opportunities or to purchase tickets, visit:

If you have questions, please contact Cindy Laux or the Foundation at 614-355-0919.

Auditions for Willy Wonka!
Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital will present its 58th annual production, Roals Dahl's Willy Wonka, February 27, 28 & March 1, 2015 at the historic Palace Theatre. Proceeds from the Production benefit Hospice and Palliative Care at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Pleasure Guild is inviting all actors ages 8 and up to audition! Open auditions for Willy Wonka are being held November 22-24, 2014. Visit to register by November 10, 2014.

Shred-It Day is September 20!
Join NBC 4 and Shred-It Mobile Shredding and Recycling for Shred-It Day on September 20th. Shredding trucks from Shred-It Mobile Shredding and Recycling will be stationed in the parking lots by Crew Stadium on the north side of the Ohio Expo from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. to help you eliminate your unwanted personal paperwork at no charge. This is an opportunity to shred financial and legal documents, floppy disks, CDs and VHS cassettes. There is no need to remove tapes, staples, paper clips or rubber bands, but you will need to remove papers from binders and hardbound notebooks During Shred-It Day. Although Shred-It Day is complimentary, donations for Nationwide Children's will be accepted. 

Become a Children's Champion!
On October 19th, 18,000 walkers and runners will participate in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. You can be part of the excitement by becoming a Children's Champion and fundraising for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. All runners, walkers, volunteers, cheerleaders and supporters are invited to join and earn great benefits including: VIP Breakfast, VIP Finish, race-day shirt, Columbus Blue Jackets tickets and more. Learn more about the race, the Patient Champions that will line the course and Children’s Champions by visiting

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Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship
September 8-14, 2014

Slice of Columbus
September 17, 2014

TWIG Pumpkinpalooza
September 27, 2014

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Thank you to Tee Jayes Annual Golf Outing!
Thank you to Tee Jaye's Country Place Restaurants for choosing the Rehabilitation Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital as the beneficiary for this year's Fund Raisin' Golf Event which took place at The Golf Club of Dublin on august 29. Last year they raised over $53,000 for the Hematology/Oncology/BMT Department at Nationwide Children's and we are grateful to have them back again this year, supporting our Rehab Center.


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