MEDIA ADVISORY: Dairy Queen Blizzardmobile Makes Stop at Nationwide Childrens Hospital

June 3, 2010

WHAT:
Dairy Queen Blizzardmobile Makes Stop at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Celebrates 25th birthday of the DQ Blizzard; complimentary Blizzards handed out in Livingston Park

WHEN:
Thursday, June 3, 2010
12 - 2 p.m. – best media opportunity estimated at 1 p.m.

WHERE:
Livingston Avenue Park
*located across from Nationwide Children’s Hospital

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
On Thursday, June 3, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will be one of 55 national stops on the Dairy Queen Blizzardmobile tour. A team from DQ is traveling the country through August celebrating the 25th birthday of the Dairy Queen Blizzard. Complimentary blizzards will be handed out, and additional activities will take place including a DJ and the Blizzard Blaster Inflatable.

The Dairy Queen system has been a proud sponsor of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) since 1984. During the past 25 years, DQ operators throughout the United States and Canada have raised more than $76 million for CMN hospitals. From collecting customers’ change to selling Miracle Balloons and holding special events, DQ is giving back to the communities in which it does business. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is central Ohio’s local CMN hospital.

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CONTACT:
Mary Ellen Peacock / Erin Pope
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Marketing and Public Relations
(614) 355-0495

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare 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 nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 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. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.