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Denim & Diamonds Gala Slated February 29 at BOMA

Third-annual event benefits The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

COLUMBUS, OH - 1/22/2008

Kinder Key, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, announced today its third-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala to benefit The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s, home to one of the leading heart centers in the nation. Denim & Diamonds will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, February 29 at the Bar of Modern Art (BOMA) 595 E. Broad St. Columbus.

Attendees are invited to wear their jeans and jewelry, and enjoy this casually elegant evening. Denim & Diamonds Gala features light fare and cocktails, a raffle to win designer jeans for a year and other fabulous items. The evening’s events will conclude with the winner of the champagne raffle awarded the featured piece of jewelry.

Tickets are $150 per person or $1,000 as a Denim Sponsor – includes two tickets to the event and the company or individual name in the event program. Corporate sponsorships are still available. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact Katelyn Burkholder, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0888 or

About Kinder Key
Kinder Key serves as an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is dedicated to supporting the lifesaving work at The Heart Center. This group, founded in 1954, has demonstrated its commitment by raising over $2 million for Nationwide Children’s and its mission to provide the highest quality health care to all children, regardless of their ability to pay. Today, active members are working to continue the Kinder Key legacy of providing “new hope for young hearts” through a variety of fund-raising efforts such as the traditional holiday caroling drive, the sale of holiday angels, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the third-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala.

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