Rock N Bowl Slated for February 6

January 15, 2010

Dust off those bowling shoes for Rock ‘N Bowl 2010 Saturday, February 6 at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5707 Forest Hills Blvd. (43231). The event, organized by the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s 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 Children’s.

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. QFM96’s Wags and Elliot will be spinning tunes for the event.

Last year’s Rock ‘N Bowl saw over 600 participants and raised more than $100,000 for the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s.

To register, captains can organize a team of five bowlers and send their registration form along with a $20 deposit to:

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
attn: 2010 Rock ‘N Bowl
700 Children’s Dr.
Columbus, OH 43205

Captains also can register on-line at Deadline for on-line registration is Friday, January 29.

For more information contact Cynthia Creedon, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, (614) 355-0811 or

Additional sponsors for Rock ‘N Bowl include Continental Business Systems; STAT Communications; Trucco Construction Company; Warner and Harper; Downes Hurst and Fischel; Cardinal Health; George J. Igel & Company, Inc.; Colliers Turley Martin Tucker; Isaac Brant; Liebert Services; and Luper Neidenthal & Logan.

The Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a dynamic group of Columbus area business professionals committed to raising funds to support various programs at Nationwide Children’s 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