Media Advisory: DQ Blizzard Taste Test Monday

August 6, 2007

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: 
Dairy Queen Blizzard® Taste Test

WHEN:  
Monday, August 6, 2007
2:30 p.m. media opportunity

WHERE:  
Columbus Childrens Hospital
555 S. 18th St.   
Columbus, Ohio 43205
*parking located in visitors parking garage on the corner of S. 18th St. and Mooberry

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
To help kick off Dairy Queens national Miracle Treat Week, a week of ice cream inspired fun, Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill® stores of mid-Ohio are sponsoring a Blizzard® Taste Test at Columbus Childrens Hospital. During the taste test, a panel of official Blizzard testers including preschoolers, Childrens staff members, local celebrities and Miss Ohio 2007, will be sampling and giving feedback on upcoming flavors as well as old favorites.

DQ Miracle Treat Week ends with DQ Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 9 when proceeds from Blizzard sales at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill stores around the country will directly benefit 170 Childrens Miracle Network hospitals, including Columbus Childrens Hospital.

WHO:
Roberta Camp, Miss Ohio 2007
Dave Gilmore, Vice President of Operations of Dairy Queens of Mid-Ohio 

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CONTACT:
Elyse Palm
Columbus Childrens 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 2016-17 list of "America's Best Children's Hospitals," Nationwide Children's Hospital is America's largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare system 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 more than 11,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.2 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. Nationwide Children's remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family's ability to pay. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.