Pumpkinpalooza Rescheduled for October 8 Due to Weather

September 30, 2011

The 3rd annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza, benefiting the Rehabilitation Unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala due to the weather and wet conditions. The event, originally slated for this Saturday, will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m next Saturday the 8th.

Hosted by TWIG, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, attendees are invited to enjoy a day-long family autumn festival. TWIG Pumpkinpalooza features food, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, games, crafts and raffles.

Admission is free with tickets sold per activity and food. Proceeds will benefit the Rehabilitation Unit at Nationwide Children’s.

For more information, please contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0819.

About TWIG
TWIG (Together With Important Goals) of Nationwide Children’s Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Children’s. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $27 million to support patient care, education and research at the hospital. The women of TWIG believe in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay.

Today, more than 1,000 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fundraising efforts including the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, the BIA Parade of Homes, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by more than 100 individual TWIG groups throughout central Ohio.

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.