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Media Advisory: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Welcomes Team EAS Athlete Larry Fitzgerald for a Meet and Greet with Patients and Families

Columbus, OH - 3/6/2015

WHAT: Nationwide Children’s Hospital to host a meet and greet with Team EAS athlete and professional football player, Larry Fitzgerald, with patients and their families in the new hospital main lobby at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
 
WHO: Team EAS athlete and professional football player, Larry Fitzgerald (wide-receiver)
 
WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 3-4 PM EST
 
WHERE: Nationwide Children’s Hospital New Hospital Entrance Welcome Desk
700 Children's Drive 
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Parking for media is available in the parking lot on the West side of Parsons Avenue, between Nationwide Children’s Orthopedic Center at 479 Parsons Ave., and Research Building III at 575 Children’s Crossroad. Turn West onto Children’s Crossroad from Parsons Ave., and then turn right into the gated parking lot. (A token will be provided to exit the lot) Cross Parsons Avenue to enter the hospital.
 
WHY: EAS Sports Nutrition, based in Columbus, Ohio, is committed to the local community. In addition to attending the EAS booth and meetings fans at the 2015 Arnold Sports Expo, Team EAS is also performing community outreach in visiting with fans at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Larry Fitzgerald will sign footballs and take photos with patients and their families.
 
CONTACT: For information regarding the event, contact Danielle Warner at 614-209-5994 or Danielle.Warner@nationwidechildrens.org. For questions regarding EAS, contact Crystal Poole Bradley at 614-315-1442 or Crystal.PooleBradley@abbott.com.
 
About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Ranked 7th of only 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 “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, also ranked among the Top 10 on Parents magazine’s 2013 “Best Children’s Hospitals” list, 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 NationwideChildrens.org.
 
About the EAS Brand
Abbott, a global health care company and maker of EAS products, has more than 85 years of innovation in leading-edge nutritional science. Whether you are an elite athlete, fitness enthusiast or weekend warrior, EAS develops performance nutrition products that can help you play hard and recover strong. A brand you can trust, EAS and its team of scientists, researchers and all-around fitness enthusiasts take pride in making products that are impactful, clean and safe – so you can keep pushing yourself to the next level. Visit EAS.com or facebook.com/EASbrand.

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