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MEDIA ADVISORY: Novembeard Shave-Off Party

Columbus, OH - 11/30/2017

WHAT: The Novembeard Shave-Off Party
WHY: For the seventh-consecutive year, Novembeard participants raised money for the Hospice and Palliative Care Programs at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Created in 2011 by then-Nationwide associate David Rhodeback and several of his co-workers, Novembeard encourages men in central Ohio to make a difference in the community by growing out their beard during the month of November. This Thursday, “Bearders” can celebrate their spirit of giving at the Shave-Off Party.
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017; 6-9 p.m.
WHERE: Fadó Irish Pub located at Easton Town Center
4022 Townsfair Way, Columbus, OH 43219
WHO: David Rhodeback – Chair of Novembeard
Mary Derr – Assistant Director, Special Events & Affinity Groups, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
About Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S.
News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 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. More information is available at
Mary Derr
Office: (614) 355-5432
Cell: (614) 483-9781

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