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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2016 Candidates Forum on Children & Youth

Columbus, OH - 10/14/2016

WHAT:                        
Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host the 2016 Candidates Forum on Children and Youth 
 
WHEN:                      
Monday, October 17, 2016
Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., program begins at 8 a.m.
 
WHERE:                    
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Building, Stecker Auditorium
575 S. 18th St., Columbus 43205
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Come hear candidates share their views on issues such as children’s health, education and at-risk youth. Participants will include those running for election within Franklin County in November. Candidates scheduled to attend include candidates the United States Congressional Districts, the Ohio Senate, the Ohio House of Representatives, and Franklin County Board of Commissioners. Forum sponsors are CareSource, KidsOhio.org, Voices for Ohio’s Children, and Nationwide Children's Hospital.
 
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS:
Members of the media can park in the Visitor’s Garage located at 555 S. 18th Street near the Outpatient Care Center at Nationwide Children’s. You will be given a voucher to exit the garage.
 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Gina Bericchia, Marketing & PR, office (614) 355-0487, mobile (330) 206-6766
 
Candidates’ Forum 2016 RSVP List 
The following individuals have RSVP’d “yes” to attending on October 17:
  • Ms. Joyce Beatty – U.S. House District 3
  • Mr. Ed Albertson – U.S. House District 12
  • Mr. Steve Stivers – U.S. House District 15
  • Ms. Stephanie Kunze – Ohio Senate District 16
  • Ms. Cathy Johnson – Ohio Senate District 16
  • Mr. John Rush – Ohio House District 17
  • Ms. Kristin Boggs – Ohio House District 18
  • Mr. David Todd – Ohio House District 18
  • Mr. Michael Johnston – Ohio House District 19
  • Ms. Lisa Schacht – Ohio House District 20
  • Mr. Mike Duffey – Ohio House District 21
  • Mr. David Leland – Ohio House District 22
  • Mr. Lee Schreiner – Ohio House District 23
  • Mr. Jim Hughes – Ohio House District 24
  • Mr. Kristopher Keller – Ohio House District 24
  • Ms. Bernadine Kennedy Kent – Ohio House District 25
  • Mr. Hearcel Craig – Ohio House District 26
  • Mr. John O’Grady – County Commissioner
  • Ms. Whitney Smith – County Commissioner
  • Mr. Kevin Boyce – County Commissioner
  • Mr. Terry Boyd – County Commissioner
Run of Show with each panel taking approximately 20 minutes: 
Panel 1 - Candidates for United States Congressional Districts 3, 12 and 15
Panel 2- Candidates for Ohio Senate District 16 and Ohio House District 17
Panel 3- Candidates for Ohio House of Representatives Districts 18 and 19
Panel 4- Candidates for Ohio House of Representative Districts 20, 21, 22, and 23 
Panel 5- Candidates for Ohio House of Representative District 24, 25, and 26
Panel 6- Candidates for County Commissioner 

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