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TWIG to Host 86th Annual Bazaar

TWIG Bazaar features handcrafted gifts to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital; new this year, “Breakfast with Santa”


COLUMBUS, OH - 10/8/2008

In its 86th year, the TWIG Bazaar will once again offer unique, handcrafted items with all proceeds benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Bazaar will be held 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, November 16 at the Ohio Expo Center.

The largest, one-day handcrafted gifts bazaar, sponsored by TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will feature handmade items including lighted/decorated trees, jewelry, stationary, holiday ornaments, decorations and much more. In addition, antiques, collectibles and home-baked goods will be available for purchase.

New this year, the Bazaar will feature “Breakfast with Santa” for children of all ages 9-10 a.m. A delicious breakfast menu will be served and include a personal visit with Santa. To capture the special moment, a complimentary professional photo will be provided to each child. Tickets for Breakfast with Santa at the TWIG Bazaar are $20 per adult and $8 per child. Tickets include an early entrance shopping pass to the Bazaar.

The early entrance pass is a chance to preview and shop for fabulous gift items sold only at the Bazaar and can be obtained with a $25 donation to Nationwide Children’s. To purchase an early entrance pass or for tickets to Breakfast with Santa, call Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0888.

Last year, the TWIG Bazaar welcomed more than 3,000 shoppers. Since 1916, TWIG and its dynamic group of central Ohio volunteers, has been committed to raising funds that support various programs and the work of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Since its inception, TWIG has raised more than $26 million for the hospital.

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