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Slice of Columbus Serves Up Pizza for Benefit

COLUMBUS, OH - 8/26/2008

Slice of Columbus, presented by Ezzo Italian Meat, is back for its 19th year as Columbus’ largest pizza event 5 - 10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10 at the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion. Twenty area pizza shops will dish up their most savory pies and will be judged by a panel of local celebrities and chefs in the battle to be named “Best of Columbus.” Slice of Columbus is organized by the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital with all proceeds benefiting Nationwide Children’s.

Attendees will have the opportunity to sample unlimited pizza and vote for their favorite. Local pizza shops, in addition to competing for the “Judges’ Award” for the best pie in town, will also compete for the most patron votes in the coveted “People’s Choice Award” category. Shucking Bubba will provide entertainment and activities for children will be on site.

Pre-sale tickets are $10 for adults – $12 at the gate – and free for children 10 years and under. To purchase tickets, visit

Slice of Columbus sponsors include Ezzo Italian Meat; Alliance Data; Anheuser Busch; Fahlgren; Pepsi; Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease; Business System Transportation; EMH&T; Frost Brown Todd; Marsh; Oswald Companies; Park National Bank; RDP Food Service; Resources Global Professionals; Rockbridge Capital; Scioto Reserve; Columbia Gas; Nations Rent; PromoWest Productions; Continental Office Moves; Culvers; Key Blue Prints; Restaurant Equippers; Sunbelt Rentals; and QFM 96.3.

The Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a dynamic group of Columbus area business professionals committed to raising funds to support various programs at Nationwide Children’s. The Development Board aides the hospital through several events including the Woody Hayes Celebrity Golf Classic and Kick-Off Party, Rock ‘N Bowl and Slice of Columbus.

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