Denim & Diamonds Gala Slated April 24 at Martini Park

March 25, 2010

The fifth-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala, benefiting The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 at Martini Park at Easton Town Center.

Hosted by Kinder Key, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, guests are invited to mix their jeans and jewels and enjoy an elegant evening. The Denim & Diamonds Gala features great cuisine, music and a signature cocktail called the Diamond Martini.

Johnny DiLoretto with WTTE FOX 28 Good Day Columbus will emcee while attendees have the opportunity to participate in exciting raffles and watch the Dazzling Denim & Diamonds Live Fashion Show. This year’s event will also include an exclusive live auction vacation package to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Tickets are $75 per person, or $150 per couple or $500 as a Denim Sponsor, which includes two tickets to the event, one raffle ticket and the company or individual name in the event program. Additional corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact Katelyn Burkholder, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0888 or

About Kinder Key
Kinder Key serves as an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is dedicated to supporting the lifesaving work at The Heart Center. This group, founded in 1954, has demonstrated its commitment by raising over $2 million for Nationwide Children’s and its mission to provide the highest quality health care to all children, regardless of their ability to pay. Today, active members are working to continue the Kinder Key legacy of providing “new hope for young hearts” through a variety of fund-raising efforts such as the traditional holiday caroling drive, the sale of holiday angels, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the fourth-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala.

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