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19th Annual Rock ‘N Bowl Slated for February 16

Event benefits the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital


COLUMBUS, OH - 1/8/2008

Dust off those bowling shoes for the 19th Annual Rock ‘N Bowl Saturday, February 16 at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5707 Forest Hills Blvd (43231). The event, organized by the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and presented by the Columbus Bar Foundation, supports child abuse treatment and prevention programs at the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s.

Check-in for the first session begins at 12 p.m., while the second session’s check-in begins at 2:30 p.m. and at 5 p.m. for the third session.

Five bowlers will represent a team, and raise $500 or more during two hours of bowling fun. QFM96’s Wags and Elliot will be spinning tunes for the event. Last year’s Rock ‘N Bowl saw 500 participants and raised more than $88,000 for the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s.

To register, captains can organize a team of five bowlers and send in their registration form along with a $20 deposit to:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
Attn: 2008 Rock ‘N Bowl
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus Ohio 43205

Captains also can register on-line at www.NationwideChildrens.org/RockNBowl. Deadline for registration is Monday, February 4.

For more information contact Kris Mazzola, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, (614) 355-0888 or Kris.Mazzola@NationwideChildrens.org.

Additional sponsors for Rock ‘N Bowl include Baker & Hostetler, Continental Business Systems, Downes Hurst and Fischel, Neace Lukens, Opus North, STAT Communications, The Quandel Group, Trucco Construction Company, Unlimited Concrete Solutions and Warner and Harper.

The Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a dynamic group of Columbus area business professionals committed to raising funds to support various programs at Nationwide Children's Hospital. The Development Board sponsors three major fundraising events each year including The Woody Hayes Celebrity Golf Classic and Kick-Off Party, Rock ‘N Bowl and Slice of Columbus.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000