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Pumpkinpalooza Benefits The Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Columbus, OH - 9/18/2009
TWIG, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, is announcing its first ever Pumpkinpalooza to benefit The Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Children’s, home to one of the leading pediatric centers in neonatal medicine in the nation. The TWIG Pumpkinpalooza will be held 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 at Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala.

Attendees are invited to enjoy a day-long, autumn family festival out at Lynd Fruit Farms. The Pumpkinpalooza features food, hay rides, a pumpkin patch, games, raffles and an outdoor concert that will conclude the day’s events.

Admission is free, with tickets sold per activity and food. Additional corporate sponsorship opportunities are still available.

For more information, please contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0888 or via e-mail at Cynthia.Creedon@NationwideChildrens.org.

About TWIG
TWIG, of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Children’s. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $25 million to support patient care, education and research at the hospital. The women of TWIG believe in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay. Today, more than 1,000 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fundraising efforts including the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, BIA Parade of Homes, and the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament, among many other projects and events coordinated by individual TWIG groups throughout central Ohio.

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