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Media Advisory: “An Evening with Bruce Hornsby” to Benefit the Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Columbus Children’s Hospital Friday

COLUMBUS, OH - 5/16/2007

M E D I A    A D V I S O R Y

WHAT: 
“An Evening with Bruce Hornsby” to Benefit the Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Columbus Children’s Hospital

WHEN: 
Friday, May 18, 2007, doors open at 6pm; 8pm concert

WHERE: 
Digger & Finch Grille & Pub in Dublin

WHO:  
Three-time Grammy Award winner Hornsby will take the stage at 8pm
and  entertain the crowd with his songs from the last 25 years including
Valley Road, The Way It Is, Barcelona Mona and many from his latest
album Halcyon Days where Bruce collaborated with many of music
industry’s biggest stars such as Eric Clapton, Sting and Elton John.  Post-
concert entertainment will begin at 9:30pm and conclude at 11pm.

Jack Nicklaus II and Kim Currie are serving as honorary co-chairs of the benefit concert.

WHY: 
In May of 2005, the Memorial Tournament announced a multi-year pledge with Columbus Children’s Hospital, extending a successful 30-year partnership with the hospital as the Tournament’s primary charitable beneficiary.  Since 1976, the Memorial Tournament has raised more than $5.7 million to support the programs and services at Children’s Hospital.  In recognition of the Memorial’s pledge, which will elevate the level of giving to more than $11 million in the coming years, Columbus Children’s dedicated its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in honor of the Tournament.

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CONTACTS:
Tom Sprouse, Media Director, the Memorial Tournament
(614) 889-6791

Pam Barber/Mary Ellen Fiorino, Columbus Children’s Hospital
(614) 722-4595

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