2008 BIA Parade of Homes June 14-29

May 8, 2008

The 2008 Parade of Homes, presented by the Building Industry Association (BIA) of central Ohio, will run Saturday, June 14 through Sunday, June 29 at the Village at Hannah Farms in Gahanna.

Tuckerman Home Group, Inc. is this years BIA Foundation House, with a portion of its proceeds designated to Nationwide Childrens Hospital. Members of TWIG, a womens auxiliary group of Nationwide Childrens, will serve as hostesses at the Foundation House and other homes during the Parade.

TWIG also will be selling raffle tickets during the Parade. Raffle items include two playhouses built by Capital City Millwork & Renovations Unlimited and Bradco Supply Corp. & Insight Construction Services, LLC respectively; a Magellan play set donated by Buckeye Backyards; and an electric fence donated by Dog Watch Hidden Fences. All funds benefit patient care, research and education at Nationwide Childrens.

Raffle tickets can be purchased by calling Nationwide Childrens Hospital Foundation (614) 355-0888 or online at www.NationwideChildrens.org/TWIG. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. The drawing will be held on Sunday, June 29 ticket holders need not be present to win.

Pictures of the donated playhouses, play set and electric fence can be viewed at www.paradeofhomesohio.com, or in person during the 2008 BIA Parade of Homes.

TWIG (Together With Important Goals) of Nationwide Childrens Hospital have worked since 1916 to support the hospitals mission to provide the highest quality medical care for all children regardless of their familys ability to pay. TWIG members volunteer in numerous ways throughout the year. If you would like more information or are interested in joining TWIG, contact Nationwide Childrens Hospital Foundation (614) 355-0888 or visit www.NationwideChildrens.org/TWIG.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care 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 more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 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 Abigail Wexner 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.