16th Annual Rock N Bowl Slated for February 17

January 24, 2007

Dust off your bowling shoes for the 16th Annual Rock ‘N Bowl Saturday, February 17, 2007 at Columbus Square Bowling Palace, Rt. 161 and Cleveland Ave., Columbus. The event, organized by the Development Board of Columbus Children’s Hospital, supports child abuse treatment and prevention programs at the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Children’s Hospital. Four-hundred bowlers participated in last year’s Rock ‘N Bowl and raised more than $75,000.

QFM96’s Wags and Elliot will be on tap and spinning tunes for bowlers during the event. Check-in for the first session begins at 11:30 a.m. and at 2:15 p.m. for the second session. Each team of five bowlers is responsible for collecting sponsorship donations from their families, friends and co-workers.

To register, captains can organize a team of five bowlers and send in their registration form along with a $20 deposit to:
Children’s Hospital Foundation
Attn: 2007 Rock ‘N Bowl
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus Ohio 43205

Captains also can register on-line. The deadline for registration is Thursday, February 15.

For more information, call Kris Mazzola, Columbus Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 722-2956.

About The Development Board of Columbus Children’s Hospital
The Development Board of Columbus Children’s Hospital is a dynamic group of Columbus area business professionals committed to raising funds to support various programs at Children's Hospital. The Development Board sponsors three major fundraising events every year, including The Woody Hayes Celebrity Golf Classic and Kick-off Party, Rock ‘N Bowl and Slice of Columbus.

Contact:
Mary Ellen Fiorino / Pam Barber
Columbus Children's Hospital Marketing and Public Relations
(614) 722-4595

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 NationwideChildrens.org.