Nationwide Childrens Hospital to Host 2010 Franklin County Candidates Forum on Children and Youth

September 14, 2010

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host the 2010 Franklin County Candidates’ Forum on Children and Youth 8 - 10 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2010 in the Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Building at Nationwide Children’s, 575 S. 18th St. The public is invited to attend a free networking breakfast that begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by the program at 8:15 a.m. 

The public will have the opportunity to hear candidates share their views on issues such as children’s health, education and at-risk youth. Invited candidates include those for Ohio’s Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Auditor and Treasurer. Also invited are candidates running for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, and local candidates for State Senate, State Representative and Franklin County Commissioner.

The Forum, a non-partisan education forum, is sponsored by, Voices for Ohio’s Children and Nationwide Children’s, and supported by numerous community organizations.

For more information or to register for the Forum, visit, or contact Matt Peters at or (614) 355-0705.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 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 1.6 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