Media Advisory: The 2010 Candidates Forum on Children and Youth Hosted by Nationwide Childrens Hospital

October 7, 2010

WHAT:
The 2010 Candidates’ Forum on Children and Youth Hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The only non-partisan, voter education forum dedicated to issues affecting children and youth

WHEN:
Friday, October 8, 2010
8 a.m.

WHERE:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Center
Stecker Auditorium
575 S. 18th St.
Columbus, OH 43205
*parking available in the visitor’s parking garage located near this entrance on the corner of S. 18th St. and Mooberry Dr.

WHY:
Candidates will share their views on issues affecting children and youth, such as children’s health, education and at-risk youth.

WHO:
More than 30 confirmed candidates attending including Richard Cordray (D) and Mike DeWine (R) for Attorney General; Jon Husted (R) and Maryellen O’Shaughnessy (D) for Secretary of State; Mary Jo Kilroy (D) and Steve Stivers (R) for the 15th Congressional District; and Paula Brooks (D) and Pat Tiberi (R) for the 12th Congressional District just to name a few.

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

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CONTACT:
Mary Ellen Peacock
Media Relations
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
(614) 355-0495
Cell: (614) 937-7316

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 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 1.4 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.