2011 BIA Parade of Homes Slated for June 11 - 26

May 12, 2011

The 2011 Parade of Homes, presented by the Building Industry Association (BIA) of central Ohio, will run Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 26 at Olentangy Falls in Delaware, Ohio. The BIA/Fifth Third Bank Preview Party will take place 6 – 10 p.m. Friday, June 10.

Tuckerman Homes is this year’s BIA Foundation House, with a portion of its proceeds designated to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Members of TWIG, a women’s auxiliary group of Nationwide Children’s, will serve as hostesses at the Foundation House and other homes during the Parade.

TWIG also will sell raffle tickets during the Parade. Raffle items include Closet by Design $500 gift certificate; Home Depot Tool Package worth $250; four tickets to the August 26 performance of Jersey Boys (can be exchanged for other available dates) with dinner at Barcelona; and two tickets for the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer 2012 courtesy of Travel Partners. Raffle tickets can be purchased by visiting www.NationwideChildrens.org/TWIG. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. The drawing will be held on Sunday, June 26 – ticket holders need not be present to win.

To learn more about the 2011 BIA Parade of Homes, please call the BIA at (614) 891-0575 or visit www.biaparade.com.

Tickets for Friday evening’s Preview Party are $75 per person and can be purchased at www.NationwideChildrens.org/Giving. Proceeds from ticket sales of the Preview Party also benefit Nationwide Children’s.

TWIG (Together With Important Goals) of Nationwide Children’s Hospital have worked since 1916 to support the hospital’s mission to provide the highest quality medical care for all children regardless of their family’s ability to pay. TWIG members volunteer in numerous ways throughout the year. For more information about TWIG, contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0888 or visit www.NationwideChildrens.org/TWIG.

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 NationwideChildrens.org.