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Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Host 2008 Candidates’ Forum on Children and Youth in October


COLUMBUS, OH - 10/6/2008

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host the 2008 Candidates’ Forum on Children and Youth 8 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Friday, October 17. The event will be held in Stecker Auditorium in the Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Building at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 575 S. 18th St. The public is invited to a free continental breakfast beginning at 7:15 a.m., followed by the Forum at 8 a.m. 

The public will have the opportunity to hear candidates share their views on issues such as children’s health, education and at-risk youth. Candidates include those for U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio General Assembly and Franklin County Commissioner whose districts represent part or all of Franklin County. Confirmed candidates include Steve Stivers and Mary Jo Kilroy of the 15th Congressional District as well as David Robinson and Pat Tiberi of the 12th Congressional District race.

The Forum is sponsored by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Directions for Youth and Families, Voices for Ohio’s Children and KidsOhio.org, and is supported by numerous community organizations.

For more information, please contact Matt Peters by email at matthew.peters@nationwidechildrens.org or call (614) 355-0705.

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