Rock N Bowl Slated for January 24

January 5, 2009

Dust off those bowling shoes for Rock N Bowl 2009 Saturday, January 24 at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5707 Forest Hills Blvd (43231). The event, organized by the Development Board of Nationwide Childrens Hospital and presented by the Columbus Bar Foundation, supports child abuse treatment and prevention programs at the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Childrens.

Check-in begins at 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. for the first, second and third sessions respectively. Five bowlers can represent a team, and raise $500 or more during the two hours of bowling fun. QFM96s Wags and Elliot will be spinning tunes for the event.

Last years Rock N Bowl saw 600 participants and raised more than $100,000 for the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Childrens.

To register, captains can organize a team of five bowlers and send in their registration form along with a $20 deposit to:
Nationwide Childrens Hospital Foundation
Attn: 2009 Rock N Bowl
700 Childrens Drive
Columbus Ohio 43205

Captains also can register on-line at Deadline for online registration is Friday, January 16.

For more information contact Kris Mazzola, Nationwide Childrens Hospital Foundation, (614) 355-0888 or

Additional sponsors for Rock N Bowl include Baker & Hostetler; Continental Business Systems; Downes Hurst and Fischel; Opus North; STAT Communications; Trucco Construction Company; Unlimited Concrete Solutions; and Warner and Harper.

The Development Board of Nationwide Childrens Hospital is a dynamic group of Columbus area business professionals committed to raising funds to support various programs at Nationwide Childrens Hospital. The Development Board sponsors three major fundraising events each year including The Woody Hayes Celebrity Golf Classic and Kick-Off Party, Rock N Bowl and Slice of Columbus.

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