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93rd Annual TWIG Bazaar Call for Artisans

Columbus, OH - 6/15/2015

Celebrating its 93rd year, TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is excited to invite crafters to be a part of its annual fundraising event, the TWIG Bazaar, on Sunday, November 8th. Located at the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center, this anticipated event attracts more than 3,000 patrons and is the largest, single-day event sponsored by TWIG. Since its inception, TWIG has raised more than $30 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children’s.
Outside vendors can now apply to be a part of this longstanding tradition by submitting an Artisan Application by September 1. You can learn more about the event and becoming a vendor by visiting or contacting Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-5400.
The TWIG Bazaar features handmade items including jewelry, holiday ornaments and decorations, and much more. In addition, a silent auction, Pick-A-Price, Attic Treasures, Pictures with Santa and a delicious Holiday Pantry filled with delectable treats round out this popular event. The Avenue of Trees and Wreaths will feature an assortment of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths by TWIG and are available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the areas of greatest need at Nationwide Children’s.
For more information, please contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-5400 or
About TWIG
TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Since its inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $30 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The women of TWIG believe in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay. Today, over 600 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fund-raising efforts such as the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, Pumpkinpalooza, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by 50 individual TWIG groups throughout central Ohio.
About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Ranked 9th of only 12 children’s hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a medical staff of 1,100 and nearly 10,000 employees providing state-of-the-art pediatric care for one million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. More information is available at

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